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CDL Road Signs and Traffic Signals Test

Practice your CDL Road Signs and Traffic Signals with this FREE practice test!
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CDL Road Signs and Traffic Signals Test

Fully prepare for your DMV commercial driver’s license traffic signs and signals test by taking this free practice exam! Part of your CDL permit test includes a section on traffic signs and regulation signals—both of which you’ll need to be able to identify by sight and execute the proper maneuvers around them in a commercial vehicle. This CDL signs and signals practice test will help you do just that! Make sure you know critical information to earn your commercial driver’s license, including the road signs you need to recognize while driving interstate highways, how to approach and pass through certain signals and crossings (like railroads), hazard warning signs, and much more.

Quiz yourself with sample questions and answers taken directly from the CDL signs and signals exam so you know you’re studying the right material to help you pass your test. Plus, you can see in real time which questions you’ve missed, so you can go back and study the areas where you need more practice. The format includes multiple-choice questions that help you prepare for the experience of the actual test, and you can retake your practice test as many times as you need to feel completely confident and ready to pass the real thing.

CDL Road Signs and Traffic Signals Test FAQs:

What’s the difference between the CDL permit test and the CDL road signs and signals test?

Your CDL road signs and traffic signals test is a part of the full commercial driver’s license permit exam. In addition to questions about traffic laws and operating your commercial vehicle, you’ll also need to be able to recognize U.S. road signs and their meanings, as well as accurately identify traffic signals and the proper process for driving through them, including right of way in a commercial vehicle.

What do I need to pass my CDL road signs and traffic signals exam?

Each DMV administers its own CDL test, but the road signs portion is generally similar nationwide. This practice test is 25 questions, and you need to answer at least 25 of them correctly (for a score of 80%) to pass.

Does this test have the same questions as the actual CDL test?

Yes! The questions on this practice test were taken directly from the federal CDL manual.

[permit_quiz:state:entity:title] [permit_quiz:state:entity:field_agency_shortname] Sample Test Questions

If you see this sign that means _____.
  • Loading and unloading is acceptable here. You can stop your vehicle temporarily.
  • Parking is acceptable here.
  • None of the listed answers.
  • Tourists might be present.
This rectangular sign with red lettering and symbol, indicates what?
  • If you have the correct permit, parking is acceptable.
  • You may only park here for one hour.
  • You may not park on the side of the road in this direction.
  • No parking here Monday - Friday.
This rectangular sign, with red background and white text, can supplement what common traffic sign?
  • Work zone signs.
  • Prohibited parking signs.
  • Speed limit signs.
  • All intersection directions that have stop requirements.
This rectangular white and green sign with black text, informs you to ______.
  • Consider the speed limit if flashing.
  • Use no speed limit if light not flashing.
  • Speed up to beat traffic.
  • Reduce your speed to posted limit if the light is flashing.
This red 8-sided traffic sign with white text is telling you what?
  • Yield.
  • Wrong way.
  • School zone.
  • Make a full stop.