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BC Class 1 Commercial Licence Practice Test 6 2024

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Based on 2024 BC commercial driver's license manual Instant feedback
Prepare for your Class 1 commercial knowledge exam with this practice test. It contains 50 multiple-choice questions that are the same style as the ones you'll get on your official exam. For each question, you'll get a short hint and a detailed rationale explaining the correct answer. Make sure you read it so you can remember the rule better. Good luck.
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Perfect for:

  • First-time BC commercial license applicants
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List of questions (classic view)

  1. When transporting vehicles each weighing more than 4,500 kg as cargo, each vehicle must be secured with at least ____ tiedowns.
  2. To travel down a steep hill, what should you do?
  3. To turn right safely, what should you do?
  4. As you turn right, what is the most dangerous point in the turn?
  5. To turn right in a vehicle with a lot of off-tracking, you may have to
  6. You are uncoupling your tractor from the semitrailer. After you have eased pressure on the fifth wheel locking jaws, you should do which of the following?
  7. After you have connected your tractor to a trailer, you should do which of the following?
  8. When you see a potential hazard in your danger zone, you should
  9. When you use any coupling device other than a fifth wheel, you should
  10. Whenever you use load binders, you must
  11. Where would an air dryer be installed in an air brake system?
  12. If you drive a commercial vehicle with a licensed gross vehicle weight of more than _______, you may be required to report to a weigh scale.
  13. According to the British Columbia Driving Commercial Vehicles Manual, which dashboard gauge can help you decide when to upshift?
  14. Which REAL forces act on your vehicle as you drive around a curve?
  15. Which method should you use to upshift?
  16. Which two types of load have a high centre of gravity?
  17. Which of the following types of commercial vehicles are required to carry fire extinguishers?
  18. Which vehicles are required to carry warning devices for use should the vehicle become disabled?
  19. Which vehicles are required to stop at uncontrolled main railway crossings?
  20. Who has the right-of-way on a steep hill on an industrial road?
  21. Who is responsible for making sure that a vehicle's emergency equipment is in working order?
  22. Who is ultimately responsible for the condition of the brakes on a vehicle?
  23. For large commercial vehicles, which of the following are advantages of air brakes as compared with hydraulic brakes?
  24. Why are drivers required to complete a trip inspection report?
  25. Why are hours of service regulations in place?
  26. What is the purpose of checking your vehicle's slack adjusters?
  27. Why is turning right in a tractor-trailer dangerous?
  28. Why must you prevent tiedowns from rubbing against your load?
  29. Compounding the air brakes can
  30. Every written trip inspection report must include which of the following?
  31. You are operating a vehicle whose peak engine torque is at 1,500 rpm and whose peak horsepower is at 2,000 rpm. When employing a standard rpm split to upshift, you should
  32. You can be charged under the Criminal Code of Canada or the British Columbia Motor Vehicle Act if
  33. Why must you know your vehicle’s gross vehicle weight (GVW)?
  34. After you __________, you must take at least eight consecutive hours of off-duty time.
  35. Why should you never run your vehicle's engine in a closed garage?
  36. When driving in British Columbia at night, you must use low-beam headlights whenever you are within ________ of an oncoming vehicle.
  37. Which of the following can increase the length of your danger zone (as defined in the British Columbia Driving Commercial Vehicles Manual)?
  38. According to the British Columbia Driving Commercial Vehicles Manual, what is a danger zone?
  39. At which of the following engine speeds should you drive your vehicle?
  40. Which of the following should you check periodically during your trip?
  41. What’s the highest fine for using a vehicle with improperly adjusted or underperforming brakes?
  42. What is known as brake fade?
  43. What is meant by a vehicle's danger zone?
  44. What is the role of ABS brakes?
  45. If the vehicle's weight is doubled, how much additional stopping power will be required?
  46. When driving downhill, you should NOT
  47. What could lessen the impact from a tailgater rear-ending your vehicle?
  48. Besides the weight and speed of the vehicle, what is another factor that influences stopping distances?
  49. What is the most effective method to stop on icy roads?
  50. What is the minimum following distance if you're driving a car or a light truck?