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When you’re studying for the Colorado CDL general knowledge test in 2018, to get your commercial driving learners permit, it can be difficult to know if you’re going about things the correct way or if you’ve found an appropriate learners permit practice test. There is quite a lot of information you need to be well-versed in for the DMV general knowledge test itself, and even more information scattered all over the internet about how best to prepare for it. Fortunately, the general information and DMV CDL practice test for Colorado you’ll find on this website have been painstakingly put together by our team of commercial driving experts who know exactly what they’re talking about! If you follow our advice and use the learning tools we’ve set up, you can be completely confident in the knowledge that you’re preparing for your CDL general knowledge Colorado exam in the smartest possible way.

The main learning tool we want to direct you to at this stage, is our DMV practice permit test for Colorado. This handy little quiz makes a great starting point for new learners who are just beginning to familiarize themselves with the CDL general knowledge material. If you’re completely new to the process, you’ll need to get yourself a copy of the Colorado CDL general knowledge study guide. You can download this absolutely vital piece of study-material from the DMV website for free, so make sure you do that now if you haven’t already! This 2018 CDL practice test will assess your knowledge of topics from the study guide, which you can also expect to appear on the actual exam.

These are topics which relate to commercial driving generally and are not specific to any type of vehicle, such as basic vehicle control, how best to communicate with other road users, how to see properly and make sure you have enough space on the road, what different road signs mean and what the road rules are in different situations. You’ll notice that many of these topics are relevant for all driving situations, not just commercial driving! That being said, the CDL study guide also covers information which is exclusively relevant to commercial driving, such as vehicle inspection, hazardous material rules and seasonal driving conditions – so you can’t get by without it. The role of this CDL general knowledge practice test for Colorado is to support your learning from the study guide, not to replace it.

As the DMV exam covers general CDL information, it is the same for Class C, Class B and Class A commercial drivers! Whatever you eventual driving goals are, you’ll be taking the same permit exam and this DMV permit practice test can help you pass it. Depending on what type of vehicle you want to drive, how heavy it is and what cargo you’ll be transporting, you will probably need to take one or more endorsement exams after the general knowledge test, to add qualifications to your license. You will not find questions relating to these endorsements on this Colorado CDL practice test, though there are other related quizzes on this website that you can use when the time comes!

As this 2018 DMV practice test for Colorado is aimed at beginner commercial driving students, it contains just 20 multiple-choice questions and should only take you a few minutes to complete. Feel free to keep your study guide to hand during the test if you want to look up any information, but there are also some handy study aids built into this quiz and many of our other free CDL practice tests – so you may not need to!