ONTARIO CLASS A TRUCK LICENSE PRACTICE TEST 01

If you aspire to a career as a truck driver in Ontario, the first step you need to take is to apply to get a truck driver’s license. This handy practice test will give you the information you need to begin the process.
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Which of these colors usually indicates that a brake line is the service line?
Blue
Green
Orange
Red

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When making a long trip, you are required to complete a vehicle inspection every...?
24 hours
12 hours
36 hours
48 hours

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Which of these is the only activity not defined as being on duty time for the purposes of hours of service?
Time spent in a sleeper berth
Time spent cleaning the vehicle
Time spent loading the vehicle
Time spent as a co-driver

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Which of these is the only one that is not part of the circle check which must be part of your daily routine?
CB radio
Windshield wipers
Exhaust system
Licence plates

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In a normal driving day, you're not permitted to drive more than how many hours?
13
10
11
14

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To test that the hookup of tractor and trailer is solid, you should perform the maneuver known as "hitting the pin." This involves...?
Reversing then going forward
Going forward then reversing
Going forward only
Reversing only

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The maximum height for any vehicle on Ontario's roads, including load, is...?
4.15 m
4.75 m
3.65 m
5.25 m

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On combination tractor and trailers, the daily inspection of the couplings must include...?
Fully separating the tractor and trailer
Unplugging the supply lines
A visual inspection

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When must you stop at a truck inspection station in Ontario?
Anytime it is open
When you have driven more than 200 km since your last inspection
When you have driven more than five hours since your last inspection
When you are more than 150 km from your start point

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Which of these is the only one exempt from hours of service regulations?
Commercial motor vehicles leased for no longer than 30 days by an individual
Commercial motor vehicles over 4500 kg
School buses
Public transport buses

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If you wish to drive a motor vehicle equipped with air brakes, in addition to the appropriate licence you also need what endorsement on it?
Z
Y
X
W

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Driving a vehicle with critical defects as defined by Ontario Regulation 512/97 can result in a fine of up to...?
$20,000
$15,000
$10,000
$25,000

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Which of these licences allows you to drive any regular bus in Ontario?
Class C
Class A
Class D
Class B

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Your load should be marked by a red flag during the daytime and a red light when lights are required if it overhangs the rear of your vehicle by more than what distance?
1.5 m
2.5 m
2 m
1 m

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What is the maximum permitted width for commercial motor vehicles on Ontario's roads?
2.6 m
3.2 m
2.2 m
3.4 m

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In order to be allowed to drive all types of tractor/trailer combination in Ontario, what class of licence do you need?
Class A
Class C
Class D
Class G

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In a normal driving day, you must be off duty for at least how many hours?
10
8
7
11

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If a vehicle being inspected has a major defect as noted on the Schedule 1 checklist, the driver must...?
Stop driving it immediately
Report it at the end of the trip
Drive it to the nearest mechanic
Make a note of it on the log

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If a vehicle is found to have a critical defect, as defined by Ontario Regulation 512/97, it will be impounded, for a first offence, for how long?
15 days
5 days
10 days
20 days

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A coupling is not secure if, between the upper plate and the fifth wheel, you can see...?
Any gap
More than a 15 mm gap
More than a 25 mm gap
More than a 35mm gap

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All motor vehicles with a gross vehicle rating of more than 4500 kg must have how much tread depth on the front tires?
3 mm
1.5 mm
2 mm
2.5 mm

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What is the most common reason for commercial vehicles being taken out of service?
Out of adjustment air brakes
Insecure loads
Broken springs
Defective lights

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Ensuring a vehicle is fit for highway use is the responsibility of...?
The owner and the driver
The owner
The driver
None of these

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Which of these colors usually indicates that a brake line is the supply or emergency line?
Red
Blue
Orange
Green

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If you refuse to have your vehicle weighed when requested, you can be fined up to...?
$20,000
$10,000
$15,000
$5,000

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You must carry a daily log of your driving activities unless you are operating within what radius of your start and finish point?
160 km
120 km
200 km
250 km

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Safety defects, whether major or minor, must be reported to the operator...?
As soon as possible
Within one day
Within one week
Within one month

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Operators are responsible for having each of their vehicles and trailers officially inspected at what intervals?
Once a year
Once every six months
Once every two years
Once every 18 months

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How old must you be to apply for a truck driver's licence in Ontario?
18
17
21
19

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Is a vehicle is found to have critical defects under Ontario Regulation 512/97 three times within a two-year period, it will be impounded for how long?
60 days
30 days
20 days
15 days

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Ontario Class A Truck License Practice Test

Passing the Ontario truck driver Class A or D written test is as easy as 1 2 3 using our online interactive Class A truck license practice test. Please note study for this Ontario truck driver license test is completely FREE.

A class “A” holder allowed to drive any tractor-trailer combination May also drive vehicle in class D and G. A class “A” licence does not permit you to drive a bus carrying passengers, a motorcycle or a moped.

When you apply for a truck driver’s licence you must take a knowledge test. However, you don’t have to take this test without preparation. You will have learned most of the information required in your driver education course, but apnatoronto.com also provides this free practice test online so you can get an idea of what to expect on the actual test.

Class A licence holder is allowed to drive any tractor-trailer combination May also drive vehicle in class D and G. A “Z” air brake endorsement is required on a driver’s licence to operate any air brake equipped motor vehicle.