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Drivers who want to drive combination vehicles must pass the combination vehicles test. The New York CDL combination test consists of 20 questions, and you'll need at least 16 correct answers to pass (80%). The test covers the combination vehicles section of the New York CDL Manual. Take this practice test now to prepare for the actual NY CDL combination test!
1. Combination vehicles _________ than single CMVs.
require more driving skill
are much easier to drive
are safer in bad weather
All of the above.
2. Before leaving your vehicle unattended, you should:
Apply the parking brake.
Chock the wheels.
Remove the keys.
All of the above.
3. An item that is 15 feet long placed on a flatbed trailer should have at least:
15 tie-downs.
1 tie-down.
3 tie-downs.
2 tie-downs.
4. When driving on slippery surfaces, you should:
change lanes often.
make turns as quickly as possible.
not pass slower vehicles unless necessary.
All of the above.
5. When your vehicle goes around a corner, the rear wheels follow a different path than the front wheels. This is called:
front-rear tracking.
6. Emergency brakes must be must be held on by:
air pressure.
mechanical force.
the locking mechanism.
7. If your ABS is not working:
it will slow your truck to a halt and force you to pull over.
you should immediately bring your vehicle to a complete stop.
you still have normal brake functions, and should drive and brake as you always have.
the drive wheels will begin to spin, and you should take your foot off the accelerator.
8. Which of the following makes a rollover more likely?
Weight that is loaded so there is a high center of gravity.
Turning too fast.
If the load is to one side so it makes a trailer lean.
All of the above.
9. After supplying air to the trailer brake system, you should check the brake system for crossed air lines by:
checking the air brake system pressure gauge for signs of major air loss.
shutting the engine off so you can hear the brakes.
applying and releasing the trailer brakes and listening for the sound of trailer brakes.
All of the above.
10. What is the proper following distance for a 50 foot truck traveling at 50 mph?
10 seconds
25 seconds
6 seconds
5 seconds
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NY Combination Test

Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:16
Passing score:80%
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