Commercial drivers in Newfoundland, Canada are required to adhere to strict traffic rules to ensure the safety of themselves and others on the road.


NL Commercial Driver Licence - Quiz 1

When going down a dangerous downgrade, when should the gears be down-shifted?

Question 1 of 30

During the visual inspection, when walking around the vehicle, what should you check on the 5th wheel?

Question 2 of 30

During an Air Brake Adjustment Test, you need to be able to locate?

Question 3 of 30

When coupling the trailer, when should you stop backing the tractor up?

Question 4 of 30

If you are required to adjust your brakes you must obtain what?

Question 5 of 30

When S cam brakes are present, during the procedure to adjust brakes, the engine must be ____?

Question 6 of 30

Canadian commercial drivers must have a "_" printed on their Canadian driver's license advising that they are licensed to operate only in Canada if they have certain medical conditions?

Question 7 of 30

The maximum vehicle length of a semi-trailer including load and tractor is __?

Question 8 of 30

The road test for Class 1 includes which of the following?

Question 9 of 30

If an applicant wishes to complete an Air Brake Adjustment Test, which of these is not required to be supplied?

Question 10 of 30

At what age is the first medical required for Class 5, 6, or 8 drivers License?

Question 11 of 30

When turning the adjustment bolt on the slack adjuster, the spline of the S cam shaft should turn which direction?

Question 12 of 30

When uncoupling the trailer, after applying the tractor parking break the next step is?

Question 13 of 30

For the Brake Adjustment Test, who supplies the chalk?

Question 14 of 30

The maximum legal height of a vehicle on highways is __?

Question 15 of 30

The road test for Class 2 consists of which of the following?

Question 16 of 30

During the procedure for S cam braking adjustment which brakes need to be applied ?

Question 17 of 30

The first step in the procedure for S cam braking adjustment is what?

Question 18 of 30

The maximum legal width of a vehicle and its load is __?

Question 19 of 30

For driver classes 1, 2, 3, and 4, when is medical required?

Question 20 of 30

For driver Classes 5, 6, and 8 after 80 years old and the 2nd medical, how often is medical required?

Question 21 of 30

What needs to be checked and double checked on the 5th wheel before you crank up the trailer landing gear?

Question 22 of 30

Which of these will prevent a person from operating a commercial vehicle in the United States?

Question 23 of 30

Class 02 and 04 drivers are required to stop at all Railway Crossings a distance of __ meters from the nearest rail?

Question 24 of 30

What is needed when transporting explosives?

Question 25 of 30

When completing the visual inspection in the cab?

Question 26 of 30

The Gross Vehicle Weight or G.V.W. is the combined weight of what?

Question 27 of 30

The road test for Class 3 includes a __ minute road test in traffic?

Question 28 of 30

Which of these is part of the visual inspection for checking under the hood?

Question 29 of 30

If the road test for Class 4 is just for a taxi what, if any, restrictions are placed on the license?

Question 30 of 30



They must have a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and comply with regulations set forth by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Commercial drivers must follow speed limits and be aware of any road signs and signals, including those indicating weight and height restrictions. They must also conduct regular vehicle inspections and ensure their cargo is properly secured. Failure to comply with these rules can result in hefty fines or suspension of their CDL. Commercial drivers must understand the importance of following traffic rules, as it can prevent accidents and save lives.

Before learning to drive a Class 1, Class 2, Class 3 or Class 4 vehicle, you must get authorized instruction in the class of vehicle you want to be licensed in. All applicants holding or receiving a Class 1, 2, 3, or 4 driver’s license must provide a satisfactory medical report upon initial application and on a regular cycle. You must take a written commercial and sign test and a vision test. You will also require an air brake endorsement for those vehicles equipped with air brakes.