Commercial drivers in Alberta are subject to a set of traffic rules that are specific to their type of vehicle and their role on the road.


Alberta Commercial Driver Test 01

1 / 30

Which of the following statements about preventative maintenance plans is false?

2 / 30

Which of the following belts should you check during a pre-trip inspection:

3 / 30

A 'Q' endorsement is placed on ____________ driver's licence, when a driver successfully completes an approved Alberta air brake course through an authorized organization.

4 / 30

What is the minimum seating capacity (including the driver) for a commercial vehicle to be considered a 'bus' under the Traffic Safety Act?

5 / 30

Carriers operating a tractor outside of Alberta are required to obtain a Safety Fitness Certificate if the vehicle weighs in excess of:

6 / 30

Which of the following is true of a truck registered for a weight of 10,000 kilograms being driven solely in Alberta?

7 / 30

What does having the 'S' condition code on a Class 1, 2, or 4 licence signify?

8 / 30

When performing the pre-trip inspection for a truck-tractor or three axle vehicle, it is important to verify:

9 / 30

Which of the following statements about the federal Hours of service regulations is true?

10 / 30

Who out the following is exempt from the requirement to obtain an SFC under provincial law?

11 / 30

Low speed off-tracking:

12 / 30

What is the difference between an A Train and a C Train?

13 / 30

Which of the following statements about long combination vehicles is incorrect?

14 / 30

What is not included in the official definition of a semi-trailer?

15 / 30

To safely make a right turn in a large vehicle, it is recommended that you:

16 / 30

When inspecting the air lines on a vehicle with air brakes during a pre-trip inspection, you should:

17 / 30

What is the maximum time a driver has to deliver a daily log to the employer under Alberta's Hours of service legislation?

18 / 30

Which is not one the four conditions for having the daily log requirement waived under Alberta's Hours of service legislation?

19 / 30

What lights would not be found at the rear of the vehicle of a bus?

20 / 30

Which of the following statements about operating passenger vehicles is correct?

21 / 30

According to Alberta Hours of service legislation, under which of the following conditions would a driver not be allowed to drive?

22 / 30

Qualifying for an air brake endorsement is mandatory to obtain what type of licence?

23 / 30

When is an air brake 'Q' endorsement required?

24 / 30

What is a possible disciplinary action assessed to a carrier as a result of failing to follow a written safety program?

25 / 30

To safely complete a left turn in a large vehicle, it is recommended that you:

26 / 30

Which of the following is required to upgrade from a Class 5 to a Class 4 licence?

27 / 30

Which of the following statements about a carrier's Safety Plan is correct?

28 / 30

Which of the following is not required as part of a carrier's Safety Plan?

29 / 30

What is required for an Alberta Safety Fitness Certificate to be valid in other Canadian jurisdictions?

30 / 30

When inspecting the power steering pump and hose during a pre-trip inspection, you should check for:

Your score is



To begin with, commercial operators must possess the appropriate license to operate in the province, which mandates that they are knowledgeable about road safety, vehicle maintenance, and regulatory compliance. Additionally, they must adhere to specific hours of service regulations, which limit the time they can drive and require mandatory rest periods. Commercial drivers must also be familiar with the rules and regulations regarding loading and securing cargo, as improperly secured loads pose a significant risk to other motorists. Finally, commercial drivers must carry specific types of insurance coverage, including liability and cargo insurance, to protect themselves and others in the event of an accident. By following these rules and regulations, commercial drivers help ensure the safety of everyone on the road in Alberta.

This practice test will give you the necessary information for learning to drive a truck, tractor-trailer, ambulance, taxi, or bus.
If you want to prepare in the best way possible, you have come to the right place. You will find every Commercial Operator’s Licence test question and answer here, for free.

The actual knowledge test is 30 multiple-choice questions; you must score at least 25 correct responses out of 30 to pass.