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Drivers who want to drive combination vehicles must pass the combination vehicles test. The Utah 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 Utah CDL Manual. Take this practice test now to prepare for the actual UT CDL combination test!
1. Transporting hanging meat requires special attention. Why?
Because hanging meat can be an unstable load with a high center of gravity.
Because refrigerated trucks have less traction.
Because you have to drive fast to get it delivered fresh.
All of the above.
2. If you are being tailgated, you should:
speed up.
drive on the shoulder.
turn on your taillights.
try to let the other vehicle pass.
3. Empty trucks have the best braking. True or False?
It depends on the truck.
It depends on the cargo.
4. You should test the coupling by:
disconnect the safety chains.
pulling against the pin of the second semitrailer.
applying the parking brakes so the rig will not move.
locking the pintle hook.
5. When you use your mirrors while driving on the road, you should:
stare for a long time at the mirror.
avoid checking them regularly.
check them quickly.
only use the driver's side mirror.
6. If your trailer starts to skid, you should:
accelerate slightly.
keep the rear of your vehicle close to the curb.
use the trailer hand brake (if you have one) to straighten out the rig.
release the brakes to get traction back.
7. A vehicle inspection should be done in the same order each time:
because the report must be written in that order.
because it's much quicker.
so you are less likely to forget something.
because it is required by law.
8. Headache racks:
help you keep weights within legal limits.
protect you from being hit by your cargo.
can blind other drivers.
None of the above.
9. To prevent rollover, you should:
drive in the left lane.
turn the engine off while turning.
drive on the shoulder of the road when possible.
drive slowly around corners.
10. Combination vehicles usually require _________ single commercial vehicles.
less driving skill than
the same level of skill as
more driving skill than
None of the above.
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CDL Combination Test (UT)

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