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# CDL General Knowledge and Air Brakes Study Guide 2024, Exams of Engineering

A comprehensive study guide for cdl (commercial driver's license) candidates, focusing on general knowledge and air brakes. It covers various topics such as stopping distances, air pressure, brake systems, cargo securement, and driving techniques. It also includes practical tips and safety guidelines for various driving scenarios.

Typology: Exams

2023/2024

Available from 05/22/2024

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Download CDL General Knowledge and Air Brakes Study Guide 2024 and more Exams Engineering in PDF only on Docsity! cdl general knowledge and air brakes โ ga Study Guide 2024 450 โ What is the number of feet required to stop a vehicle with air brakes that is traveling 55 mph 2 โ What is the typical leak rate for a single vehicle with air brakes charged to 120 psi. Psi per minute Loose โ What could rust around the wheel nuts mean. The nuts might be blank. Danger โ Missing clamps spaces studs or ligaments mean what. One word. 1/4 โ The amount of leaf springs that will put the vehicle out of service. In fraction form. 3 โ How many reflective warning triangles are needed as emergency equipment Secure loose things โ Before tilting the cab, what should you do. 3 โ How many minutes should it take for air pressure to build up from 50 to 90 psi 120-140 โ What is the typical cutout psi for the air governor? X-x 5-20 โ What is the typical idling oil pressure? X-x psi 35-75 โ What is the typical operating oil pressure? X-x psi 50 โ Drivers carrying cargo should check the securement of the load after how many miles after starting a trip. 150 โ After the initial cargo securement check you should continue to check securement after how many miles. 3 โ After the initial cargo securement check you should continue to check securement after how many hours. Slowdown and downshift โ What should you do before entering a curve Exhaust, engine, hydraulic, electric โ What four basic types of retarders are there. X, x, x, x No โ Should a retarded be used whenever roads are wet icy or snow covered? Yes or no 12-15 โ How many seconds do most good drivers look ahead. x-x seconds 1 โ At low speeds about how far should you look ahead. About __ block 1/4 โ At highway speeds how far should you look ahead in fraction format. In miles. Complete โ When should you cancel a turn signal. During or complete. No โ Should you help to direct traffic while driving by signaling to other drivers when it is safe to pass, etc. Yes or no. Perception, reaction, braking โ What three factors make up the total stopping distance for a vehicle with hydraulic brakes. X, x, x 60 โ What is the typical reaction distance in feet when traveling 55mph 4 โ When you double your speed from 20 to 40 mph the impact would be ___ times greater. 1 โ How many seconds for each 10 ft of truck length do you need to keep in front of you. Add one additional second to the total for speeds over 40 mph

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