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BC General Knowledge Test 3 2024

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Based on 2024 BC commercial driver's license manual Instant feedback

Driving a commercial vehicle is very different from driving a car. Trucks have different controls and different blind spots. As a commercial vehicle operator, you must travel long distances and face a variety of traffic and weather conditions. You must also be prepared to deal with emergencies such as fires and collisions. Before you can get your commercial driver’s licence in British Columbia, you must study and practice to learn to drive carefully and safely. To get your commercial driver’s licence, you must pass both a written and a practical test. The written test (also known as the truck driver’s licence knowledge exam) has several multiple-choice questions. If you are looking for a practice test before taking the commercial driver’s licence knowledge test, this is the place. This practice test will help you prepare. Please note that this is a sample test and does not replace the official truck driver’s knowledge exam. There are 25 questions with hints and explanations of the correct answer. All questions are based on the official 2024 BC commercial driver’s manual. If you have any questions or comments, please contact us. Good luck!

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Perfect for:

  • First-time BC commercial license applicants
  • Existing commercial license holders adding endorsements
  • BC commercial license renewal applicants

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List of questions (classic view)

  1. If your vehicle has convex side mirrors, a motorcycle that you see in one of these mirrors will appear
  2. At night, if you're experiencing glare from the bright headlights of an oncoming vehicle, what should you do?
  3. If you feel threatened by another driver, you should not
  4. If you fail to remain at the scene of an accident in which you were involved, ____ demerit points will be added to your driver's record.
  5. If you're driving in blowing snow, your headlights should be
  6. For commercial drivers, the legal limit of blood alcohol concentration while they drive is
  7. If you hit a deer or moose while you're driving, what should you do?
  8. You must report a collision to the police that involves
  9. On an undivided roadway in Ontario, you're approaching a stopped school bus with alternating flashing red lights and an extended swing‑out stop sign. You must stop if
  10. A professional driver is expected to demonstrate
  11. An A:B:C type fire extinguisher is designed to work on which types of fires?
  12. A class D fire extinguisher is designed to work on which types of fires?
  13. How often must you inspect your vehicle?
  14. In Ontario, you're approaching a school bus from behind that has stopped for passengers. You must stop at least _______ from the school bus.
  15. When you're approaching a steep downhill grade, you should
  16. When are you required to stop for a stopped school bus with red lights flashing?
  17. If your vehicle starts to skid, you should
  18. If your vehicle gets stuck on a railway track, what should you do?
  19. If you overbrake your vehicle, it may
  20. How can you improve your vehicle's fuel economy while you're behind the wheel?
  21. The differential lock must not be used when
  22. Under normal conditions, how should you apply the brakes to stop your vehicle?
  23. When can a police officer inspect a commercial motor vehicle?
  24. So-called slow-moving vehicles travel at speeds no greater than
  25. St. John Ambulance recommends that every commercial vehicle carry
  26. If you're required to use an ignition interlock device but you're found to be driving without one, your vehicle will be impounded for at least
  27. You are behind a vehicle that is stopped at a crosswalk. What should you do?
  28. A truck driver should maintain a following distance of at least ________ behind the vehicle ahead.
  29. In British Columbia, which driver's licence must you obtain to drive a full-size tractor-trailer?
  30. If you are convicted of speeding, ____ penalty points will be added to your driving record.
  31. If a driver of a commercial vehicle is convicted of ________, two penalty points will be added to his or her driving record.
  32. If you are convicted of ________, as many as 10 penalty points will be added to your driving record.
  33. If RoadSafetyBC sends you a Notice of Intent to Prohibit you from driving, you'll have _______ to respond before the prohibition goes into effect.