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British Columbia Class 1 Licence Test 9

  • Perfect for first-time and renewal commercial applicants, and those adding endorsements
  • Based on 2024 BC commercial driver's licence manual
  • Updated for June 2024
Verified by Steven Litvintchouk, M.S., Chief Educational Researcher, Member of ACES. See our detailed commitment to accuracy and quality in our practice tests.
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BC commercial driver's licence
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About this test

BC's Class 1 license opens the door to career opportunities in industries from forestry to shipping, especially in bustling ports like Vancouver. Our Test 9 features 50 questions to help you navigate BC's complex roadway network safely and efficiently.

List of questions (classic view)

  1. What does "off-tracking" refer to in reference to making turns?
  2. What does “double-clutching” refer to in driving?
  3. When curving to the left, why should you keep your front wheels close to the right edge of the lane?
  4. What should be the minimum tread depth for front tires?
  5. If another driver signals their intention to overtake your vehicle, what should you do to help them pass safely?
  6. When exiting a roundabout, do you have to signal?
  7. What is a potential issue with constantly changing lanes?
  8. If you're in the lane closest to an emergency vehicle with flashing lights stopped along the roadside, what should you do?
  9. What requirement must your current employer meet before you start to handle dangerous goods?
  10. Whipping and swerving can be triggered by all of these EXCEPT
  11. What is dunnage commonly referred to as?
  12. Standard 10 imposes specific requirements on transporting coils of rolled sheet metal if the shipment weighs at least
  13. According to the British Columbia Driving Commercial Vehicles handbook, which of the following are benefits of turning the engine off whenever you're not driving (like at a truck stop or depot)?
  14. Before a log-transporting vehicle enters a highway from a private road, what must the driver do first?
  15. Police can seize the vehicle you're driving if you're detected committing any of the following offences, except...
  16. Is a trip inspection report mandatory for every new trailer you pick up each day?
  17. What action must be taken before applying the trailer brakes when leaving a trailer equipped with air suspension parked?
  18. Why should the load on a trailer be situated partially over or just ahead of the rear axles?
  19. Is a cab shield (cab protector, bulkhead) considered a front-end structure or part of a cargo securement?
  20. What action should you take before coupling if the trailers you are coupling and uncoupling have spring brakes?
  21. What risk is associated with towing two trailers?
  22. What's the advised minimum distance between your chest and the airbag unit in the steering wheel?
  23. How can you ensure that a trailer and the tractor are appropriately aligned while coupling them?
  24. What proportion of all greenhouse gas emissions is produced by vehicles?
  25. What's the most effective strategy for controlling a trailer that whips or swerves?
  26. What type of coupling device is usually used to attach a truck and trailer?
  27. If your vehicle breaks down, you should park as far off the road as possible and place warning devices in the front and back. How far should these devices be placed?
  28. What does the acronym "TAC" stand for?
  29. How far can loads extend beyond the turn centre of a straight truck without requiring a red flag?
  30. For a trailer with a high centre of gravity, what danger does it raise the likelihood of?
  31. Front-end structures less than 1.83 m in height must bear a static load of what amount?
  32. Which of the following tiedowns are usable for cargo securement?
  33. How much can a load extend in front of the vehicle?
  34. What can be employed to avert cuts or scrapes on a tiedown where it comes into contact with cargo?
  35. When loading cargo, how should it be positioned in order to prevent your trailer from leaning?
  36. When shipping livestock and dealing with less than a full load, what can be implemented in order to keep livestock collected together?
  37. When employing load binders, a driver must NOT
  38. What should be the working load limit of tiedowns used to secure cargo?
  39. What type of permit might some cities require from taxi and limousine drivers?
  40. When transporting hazardous goods, must you always have your training certificate on hand?
  41. What should be the minimum visibility of your vehicle when stopping to drop off passengers?
  42. Which of the following does NOT indicate that a parked car may be about to pull out of its parking space?
  43. When you apply for an oversize permit, which of the following documents do you need?
  44. If you drive a commercial vehicle with a licensed gross vehicle weight of more than _______, you must report to a scale whenever a sign, a police officer or an authorized person directs you to do so.
  45. Is lighting important for the passenger aisle in a bus?
  46. What does a pilot car do as part of an oversize or overload permit condition?
  47. When operating an emergency vehicle, which of these does not need to be considered before surpassing speed limits or bypassing traffic signs and lights?
  48. Which of these statements is false: On a bus, baggage or cargo should not be allowed to obstruct...
  49. Who bears the responsibility for confirming that the safety equipment is on hand and functional?
  50. Which transportations must carry warning devices like flares and flags?