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Free Kansas CDL General Knowledge Test 2024 | KS

Part of mandatory Entry-Level Driver Training Course Based on 2024 KS commercial driver's license manualAvailable in EN, ES
10mistakes allowed
80%passing score

This is your opportunity to practice questions based on those you will find the real CDL written exam and information from the Kansas Commercial Driver License Manual. As you answer these 50 multiple-choice questions, you’ll review what you’ve learned about safe commercial driving practices, ranging from the safe speed for a steep downgrade to drunk driving laws. Read the explanations that come with each question for a closer look at the concepts that you’ll need to understand to pass your written exam the very first time. Good luck with your practice test, and drive safely!

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Perfect for

  • First-time KS CDL and CLP applicants
  • CDL holders adding endorsements
  • KS CDL renewal applicants
KS commercial driver's license

What to expect on the actual KS DMV exam

How many questions50
How many correct answers to pass40
Passing score80%

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Kansas CDL License FAQs in 2024

How do you obtain a CDL?

To obtain a CDL in Kansas, start by getting a commercial learner’s permit (CLP) after passing the required knowledge tests. Hold the CLP for at least 14 days before taking the skills test. While CDL training is not mandatory, it is highly recommended for better preparation. Then, pass the skills test to get your CDL.

How much do CDL classes cost?

The cost of CDL classes in Kansas varies depending on the training provider and program. Typically, the cost can range from a few hundred to several thousand dollars. Contact specific training schools for exact pricing.

How long does CDL training last?

CDL training duration in Kansas varies by program. Full-time training can last from a few weeks to several months, depending on the school and the specific program.

How much does a CDL permit cost?

A CDL permit in Kansas costs approximately $13. This fee is for the permit itself and does not include the cost of knowledge tests or additional endorsements.

How long is the CDL permit valid?

A CDL permit in Kansas is valid for six months. You can renew the permit once for an additional six months if needed.

What vehicles require a CDL?

In Kansas, a CDL is required to operate vehicles with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of 26,001 pounds or more, vehicles designed to transport 16 or more passengers including the driver, or any size vehicle used to transport hazardous materials requiring placarding.

More KS CDL General Knowledge Resources

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KS CDL Handbook

View the most recent (2024) official KS CDL Handbook.

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