Free Louisiana CDL General Knowledge Practice Test 2022

You are looking for actual practice for your coming CDL test? So you have come to the right place. Our LA General Knowledge Practice Test has the same questions as the real exam which is based on the Louisiana CDL Book. Our CDL practice test pack covers most of the subject areas on the Louisiana General Knowledge Test such as shifting techniques, railroad crossing safety, drunk driving laws, and much more to make you become a safer driver. In addition, each question has a detailed explanation that will help you understand the concept and answer future questions about it correctly. If you don't get the pass right away, don't worry, you can take this practice test an unlimited number of times to make sure you learn all the questions. Our Louisiana CDL Practice Test will refine your driving knowledge so you can earn your CDL and start driving on the roads. Let’s take our practice test now!

Our CDL practice tests:
Based on 2022 LA commercial driver's license manual
Full answers + detailed explanations
Perfect for first-time, renewal applicants
LA CDL General Knowledge Test format:
50 questions
40 correct answers to pass
80% passing score
List of questions
1.
The most important thing you can do when dealing with an aggressive driver is:
2.
The driver is responsible for all of the following except for:
3.
You are driving on a slippery road during the day. What does the Driver’s manual say about how much space you should keep ahead of your truck?
4.
Which of these statements about stopping distance and speed is true?
5.
What violation has occurred on the below log?

6.
What does HOS stand for?
7.
"According to the driver’s manual, why should you limit the use of your horn?"
8.
Weight transmitted to the ground by one axle or one set of axles called:
9.
Why Do HOS Regulations Exist?
10.
When making a left turn, you should do which of the following?
11.
A hook-lift container is:
12.
Is there a 14 hour rule violation on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
13.
When approaching a railroad crossing, which of these safety precautions applies?
14.
To stop a drive-wheel skid, you should:
15.
What keeps an engine cool in hot weather driving?
16.
When road lighting is poor or confusing, you should:
17.
A stake pocket is:
18.
Service brake stopping action should be tested at:
19.
Snow and ice must be removed from the radiator because otherwise:
20.
Cargo inspection:
21.
To prevent brake fade you should:
22.
A cleat is a short piece of wood used:
23.
Load securement for cargo weighing 29,650 lbs must be able to withstand upward force of how many lbs?
24.
As part of the log packing requirements:
25.
Timber used for dunnage must be all of the following except:
26.
The engine brake effect is greater when the engine is _____ governed RPM and the transmission is on a _____ gear.
27.
What violation has occurred at 10:00 a.m. on Day 2?
Day 1

Day 2
28.
If you are forced to leave the road in an emergency, all of these are good guidelines except:
29.
An anchor point is defined as:
30.
If an oncoming vehicle drifts into your lane you should:
31.
A minimum disqualification of 12 months will result for any driver who:
32.
A tractor trailer traveling 55 mph will travel how far between when the brain perceives a hazard and stopping?
33.
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 1/2-inch Grade 70 chains would be required for a load of 34,500 lbs?
34.
What does GCWR stand for?
35.
Which of these is true about radiator shutters and the winter-front during winter driving?
36.
Some common causes of vehicle fires are spilled fuel, improper fueling, under-inflated tires, and:
37.
To avoid a crash, you had to drive onto the right shoulder. You are now driving at 40 mph on the shoulder. How should you move back into the pavement?
38.
What happens to tar on the road pavement during hot weather?
39.
What is the minimum nominal dimension of timber blocking used to secure concrete pipe?
40.
Methods of securing building materials against forward motion include:
41.
When entering and exiting an expressway, and also generally any time you drive, you should:
42.
Some causes of fuel fires include improper fueling, driver smoking, and:
43.
Using the following numbers, what would be the final result if you moved the 5th wheel forward two holes?

steer axle: 10,800 pounds
drive axles: 34,100 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
44.
HOS regulations were designed to do all of the following except:
45.
What is the minimum number of tiedowns to use on a load 4ft 7in long, and weighing 1,237 lbs?
46.
Which of these is NOT a good rule to follow when caring for injured persons at an accident scene?
47.
You should try to avoid driving in fog:
48.
The purpose of hazmat rules includes all of these except:
49.
The pre-trip inspection should generally include how many steps?
50.
Shifting gears on most heavy vehicles using manual transmissions will require: