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Free New Jersey CDL General Knowledge Test 2024 | NJ

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

Getting your commercial driver’s license in the Garden State is easy when you use this practice test to help you become perfectly prepared for the written exam.
You’ll answer 50 multiple-choice questions, complete with explanations and hints, that have been written using questions straight from the New Jersey Commercial Driver License Manual. You’ll also be quizzed on information you need to know about the latest laws from the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission.
Take the test as many times as you need to until you get a perfect score, good luck with your CDL test, and drive safely!

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Perfect for

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

What to expect on the actual NJ MVC exam

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

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New Jersey CDL FAQs in 2024

How can I obtain a CDL in New Jersey?

To get a CDL in New Jersey, start by obtaining a CDL permit by passing the required knowledge test and vision screening. Then, complete CDL training, if necessary, and pass the skills test. Ensure you meet all age, medical, and residency requirements.

What is the cost of getting a CDL?

The cost to get a CDL in New Jersey includes a $125 fee for the CDL permit and license, plus additional fees for endorsements. CDL training costs vary by school and program.

How long is the CDL permit test?

The New Jersey CDL permit test duration varies based on your preparation and test-taking speed. The general knowledge test has 50 questions, with additional endorsement tests varying in length.

Is CDL school mandatory?

CDL school is not mandatory in New Jersey, but it's highly recommended for proper training and to increase the likelihood of passing the skills test. Some employers may also require CDL school completion.

Who needs a CDL in New Jersey?

In New Jersey, you need a CDL to operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) such as tractor-trailers, semi-trucks, buses, and hazardous materials transporters. This applies if the vehicle has a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) of 26,001 pounds or more, is designed to transport 16 or more passengers, or is transporting hazardous materials in quantities requiring placards.

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NJ CDL Handbook

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

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