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BC Class 3 Commercial Licence Practice Test 3

  • Perfect for first-time and renewal commercial applicants, and those adding endorsements
  • Based on 2024 BC commercial driver's licence manual
  • Updated for July 2024
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BC commercial driver's licence
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What you need to know
This third Commercial Licence practice test contains 40 multiple-choice practice questions to help you pass your 2024 Class 3 knowledge exam in British Columbia. Each question comes with a short hint in case you're stuck, and a detailed explanation of the correct answer. You can review all questions once you've completed the test. Good luck!
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List of questions (classic view)
  1. On a TAC (BC) vehicle, loads on the trailer must not extend more than __________ beyond the articulation point.
  2. Your vehicle's engine will start to lug (strain) if it is operated
  3. Which of the following statements about off-tracking are true?
  4. On-duty time includes which of the following?
  5. After you obtain a commercial driver’s licence, your driving record will
  6. An oversize load permit may require you to
  7. Peak torque is
  8. Permits are not normally issued for vehicles that are wider than
  9. Why should you use extra caution at railway crossings in rural areas?
  10. Besides regular brake maintenance, who is responsible for ensuring that the brakes of a vehicle are working properly before the vehicle is driven?
  11. Which of the following statements about revolutions per minute (rpm) are true?
  12. What is a runaway lane?
  13. Side-view mirrors may extend up to ______ beyond the side of a commercial vehicle without being considered in the overall width of the vehicle.
  14. Which of the following may reduce the amount of steering control you have?
  15. Stopping on icy roads requires
  16. The brakes, tires and suspension of a truck work best when
  17. Every cargo securement system must be able to withstand
  18. What is the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR)?
  19. What is the licensed gross vehicle weight (GVW)?
  20. The maximum speed in an alley is _______ unless otherwise posted.
  21. Under the British Columbia Motor Vehicle Act Regulations, how often must commercial vehicles be inspected?
  22. You're rounding a curve to the right. You should keep your front wheels
  23. The working load limit of tiedowns used to secure cargo must be at least _____ of the cargo weight.
  24. Which of the following statements about a vehicle's turning radius are true?
  25. The way in which a vehicle can be manoeuvred depends on which of the following?
  26. The width of most loads should not exceed
  27. Which of the following statements are true about timber used as dunnage?
  28. The time you spend riding on a ferry is considered off-duty time unless
  29. A tire that is overinflated or underinflated can
  30. What should you do to prevent a vehicle fire?
  31. If your brakes get wet, what should you do?
  32. How can you ensure smooth braking of a large commercial vehicle?
  33. To qualify for a commercial driver’s licence in British Columbia, you must meet which of the following requirements?
  34. If another driver wants to pass your vehicle, what should you do?
  35. To obtain an air brake endorsement in British Columbia, you must do which of the following?
  36. Just before your vehicle comes to a full stop, you should __________ to prevent your vehicle from jerking back.
  37. To obtain a commercial driver’s licence, which of the following are required?
  38. According to the British Columbia Driving Commercial Vehicles Manual, torque is
  39. Travelling as a passenger to a place where you will start working as a driver counts as on-duty time if
  40. If tire tread damage is longer than _______, the tire should be considered defective.