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Free Florida CDL General Knowledge Test (FL)

  • Perfect for first-time and renewal CDL/CLP applicants, and those adding endorsements
  • Based on 2024 FL commercial driver's license manual
  • Updated for July 2024
Verified by Steven Litvintchouk, M.S., Chief Educational Researcher, Member of ACES. See our detailed commitment to accuracy and quality in our practice tests.
Commercial Driver's License

About this test

Available in EN and ES

Your knowledge of traffic signs, signals, right-of-way rules, trucking laws, speed limits, vehicle inspection, and basic commercial vehicle safety will be tested to help you become a safer driver today. Each of our 50 multiple-choice questions is based on the Florida CDL Handbook and applicable Florida laws. Each question includes a hint and an explanation. It is recommended that you check each question’s explanation to gain some further insight into the rule being tested. Good luck and drive safely!

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Florida CDL FAQs in 2024

How do you obtain a CDL in Florida?

To get a CDL in Florida, start by obtaining a commercial learner’s permit (CLP) after passing the required knowledge tests. Hold the CLP for a minimum of 14 days, then complete CDL training (optional but recommended) and pass the skills test. Ensure you meet all medical and legal requirements.

What is the cost of getting a CDL?

The cost for a CDL in Florida includes various fees: $75 for the CDL, $10 for the knowledge test, and additional fees for endorsements. CDL training schools may have separate charges.

Is CDL school mandatory?

CDL school is not mandatory in Florida, but it is highly recommended to ensure proper training and increased chances of passing the skills test. Some employers may require CDL training.

What are the different types of CDL?

In Florida, CDL types include Class A (for combination vehicles like tractor-trailers), Class B (for heavy straight vehicles), and Class C (for vehicles carrying hazardous materials or more than 15 passengers).

How long does CDL training last?

CDL training duration in Florida varies by program and individual pace. It typically ranges from a few weeks to several months, depending on whether you choose full-time or part-time training.

How much is a first-time CDL?

A first-time CDL license in Florida costs $75. This fee does not include costs for the knowledge test, skills test, medical examination, or any training courses you may opt to take.

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Enhance your preparation with our comprehensive General Knowledge test collection, tailored to cover all key topics of the CDL exam. For a complete understanding of the expenses involved, check out our guide on CDL license cost, and for a step-by-step guide to getting your CDL, visit our CDL license guide.

What to expect on the actual FL CDL exam

50

questions

40

correct answers to pass

80

passing score

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