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.
Void filler is:
2.
Turn signals facing the front should be amber or:
3.
When securing concrete pipe over 45 inches loaded crosswise, which direction must the tiedowns on the rear half of the load run?
4.
How many red reflective triangles are you required to carry?
5.
You are driving on a clear night. You must dim your headlights from high to low. You should adjust your speed so that you can stop within:
6.
Hydroplaning:
7.
Methods to keep a cradle from sliding include:
8.
Applying the brakes repeatedly on a downgrade to reduce speed 5 mph below your target is called:
9.
In cargo securement, what is a 'cleat' defined as?
10.
Instead of stopping in an emergency, what is many times the safer action?
11.
Implied consent means:
12.
A female housing fixed to the side or ends of a vehicle to receive a stake or peg, and may also be used as an anchor point is a:
13.
When driving at night, you should:
14.
If you load cargo into the overhang portion of the trailer, what will be the result?
15.
When shifting you should do all of the following except:
16.
The total weight of a powered unit, the trailer and the cargo is called?
17.
You should wear a seat belt in a moving vehicle:
18.
All of the following apply to farm vehicle operator CDL exemption except:
19.
The 14 hour limit can be extended by:
20.
When hauling livestock, to prevent them from moving around too much and causing a dangerous situation you would use:
21.
Specific securement methods are required for boulders that:
22.
A combination of securing devices which form an assembly that attaches cargo to, or restrains cargo on, a vehicle or trailer, and is attached to anchor point(s) is a:
23.
Escape ramps:
24.
You are driving a 40-foot vehicle at 55 mph. The road is dry, and visibility is good. What is the least amount of space that you need to have in front of your vehicle?
25.
When activated, retarders apply braking power when:
26.
Communication means:
27.
If you increase your speed from 20 to 60 mph (original speed times 3), how much more braking distance is required at 60 mph than at 20 mph?
28.
A friction mat is used to:
29.
In general, the best braking technique to use in maintaining a safe speed when driving on a downgrade is:
30.
High beams should only be used at a distance of:
31.
Which of these statements about overhead clearance is true?
32.
Cargo that isn't prevented from forward movement, and is 4 feet long and weighs 1,500 lbs requires a minimum of how many tiedowns?
33.
Make sure that splash guards are properly fastened, and not:
34.
In Oregon, the maximum weight on the steer axle is listed as 600 pounds per inch of tire tread width up to 20,000 pounds. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,150 pounds each and are 10 inches wide. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can carry in Oregon?
35.
How many anchor points should be used to secure an intermodal container on a chassis vehicle?
36.
What hours must your logbook show?
37.
When securing metal coils, it is acceptable to use nailed blocking or cleats as the sole means to secure:
38.
Which of these statements about vehicle fire is true?
39.
Cargo must satisfy one of the following securement conditions except:
40.
Which of the following techniques will not change the weight distribution across your axles?
41.
The most common cause of skids is:
42.
Whenever you double your speed, it will require how much more distance to stop?
43.
During the vehicle inspection, checking of ___ will NOT prevent a fire.
44.
Which of these is specifically prohibited when securing crushed or flattened vehicles?
45.
Working Load Limit (WLL)is defined as:
46.
As part of their pre-trip cargo securement inspection, drivers should:
47.
The pre-trip inspection should show that the exhaust system is:
48.
Improperly loaded or secured cargo:
49.
On combination vehicles longer than 20 feet or wider than 80 inches, amber or yellow reflectors must be installed:
50.
When securing concrete bell pipe in multiple complete tiers, all of the following are true except: