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In Preparing For The Behind-The Wheels Driving Test. You should follow these best practices as a guideline. These checklists are based upon the actual driving test instructor’s exam list. Be sure to follow the driving best practices to pass the test on the first attempt. Good luck
- Driving the Best Practices – These are the best practices that you can follow to pass this test.
- Pre-Trip checklist: Some important points to remember before you begin the test.
- Driving check: The Trucker Driving checklist. This is a list of driving habits and rules that will be tested during the actual driving test.
- Adult Supervised Driver Practice: For parents, beginner, intermediate and advanced driving test practice guidelines
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CDL Practice Test Overview
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You will find feedback and explanations in the first set of commercial practice tests. This practice CDL test can be viewed as a CDL study manual.
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Driving best practices in Texas
- Parking Lot
- Keep an eye out for traffic in other directions
- Be consistent with your speed
- In all directions, look out for pedestrians as well as traffic.
- Proper speed
- You should only stop when it is absolutely necessary
Stopping At an Intersection
- Take a look at the rearview mirror
- Slow, but steady
- Do not continue
- Cross the limit line (first crossing line)
- Keep a distance of no more than 2 feet from the front of your vehicle and the limit line
- Keep your vehicle clear of the vehicle in front.
- Keep your eyes on the road ahead
- Cross-traffic and pedestrian safety is important.
- Yield when necessary
- Signal your blinker. Other traffic should be able to see your blinker.
- Traffic mirrors to be sure.
- For traffic, look over your shoulder.
- If you are merging, don’t slow down or accelerate.
- You should keep a safe distance
- Smoothly change lanes.
- Turn off your turn signal.
Driving in Residential Areas or Business
- Be aware of the surrounding traffic.
- Maintain a speed that is appropriate
- You should maintain a safe following distance of at least 1 car for every 10 mph.
- Keep your focus on what is important to you.
- Your elbow should be on the back of your seat. You can rotate your body so that it looks behind the vehicle.
- Use mirrors instead of just turning your heads.
- You must not allow your vehicle to drift from the curb.
- Be sure to check traffic, particularly in your direction, before you turn. Also, be aware of traffic heading in the same direction as you are.
- Signal at least 5-7 seconds before you turn.
- Take control of your speed
- Make sure you’re in the right lane for your turn.
- You shouldn’t stop right next to a 2-way left-turn lane in the middle of a major street. If you’re turning left, it is necessary to enter it. You should not turn right if you are more than 203ft from the curb.
- Safety or legal reasons are sufficient to cause you to stop. Stop if safety or legal reasons require it.
- Check out the traffic
- You can yield until it is safe to proceed
- Stay centered and steady while steering smoothly
- Turn into a legal available lane
- Right turns into the far right lane
- You can turn left onto any lane that’s available and is safe.
- Take control of your speed