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1. A pre-trip inspection should be completed:
before operating the vehicle.
What should you do when you are driving at night?
Make sure you are driving slow enough so you can stop within the range of your headlights in an emergency.
Which of the following is the correct term for a long commercial vehicle's tendency to swing wide on turns?
When a coolant container is part of a pressurized system, you can:
check the coolant level of a hot engine.
When you are parked at the side of the road at night, you must:
warn others by turning on your 4-way emergency flashers.
While doing the pre-trip inspection on your vehicle's steering and exhaust system you found the following problems. Which one, if any, should be fixed before you drive the vehicle?
Play in the steering wheel of more than 15 degrees (3 inches on a 20-inch steering wheel).
Containerized loads:
can generally be used when freight is also being carried by either ship, rail, or both.
or both
You are exiting a highway using an offramp that curves downhill and you are driving a heavy vehicle. You should:
slow to a safe speed before the curve.
Water can safely be used on which of these fires?
Neither of the above.
Three things add up to the total stopping distance for your vehicle. They are:
perception distance, reaction distance, braking distance.
You are about to go down a long, steep, downhill grade in a new truck. You should:
use the same gear you would use to climb the uphill grade.
Which of these items is checked in a pre-trip inspection?
Both of the above.
If you are stopped on a one-way or divided highway, you should place reflective triangles at:
10 feet, 100 feet, and 200 feet toward approaching traffic.
When a heavy fog occurs you should:
park at a rest area or truck stop until the fog has lifted.
rest area
You should plan ahead when you park your vehicle so that:
it will be very easy for you to check your vehicle before you get back on the road.
The term "Gross Combination Weight" refers to:
total weight of a powered unit, the trailer and the cargo.
A driver should look _______ ahead of the vehicle while driving.
5–10 seconds
Which of the following statements is true about overhead clearance?
Cargo weight may change the height of your vehicle.
Which of the following statements is true when you are performing a pre-trip inspection on your brakes and suspension system?
Brake shoes should be free of oil, grease, and brake fluid.
A broken exhaust system is dangerous because:
Toxic fumes and gasses could enter the cab or sleeper berth.