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.
You're loaded heavy with 1/2 tank of fuel onboard. Using the following numbers, where should you move the 5th wheel to get it setup properly?

steer axle: 10,800 pounds
drive axles: 34,700 pounds
Weight transfer: 500 pounds per hole
2.
How do you correct a drive-wheel acceleration skid?
3.
Which of these statements about managing space to the sides is true?
4.
When driving vehicles with ABS, braking:
5.
Perception distance is the distance your vehicle travels from the time:
6.
When the hydraulic brakes fail while you are driving, the system will not build up pressure and the brake pedal will feel spongy or go to the floor. What should you do?
7.
The North American Cargo Securement Standard cover vehicles weighing:
8.
At what time does a violation occur on this log?
9.
A row of metal coils loaded with eyes lengthwise requires how many direct tiedowns over each side-by-side row or coil?
10.
When is it a good idea to use drugs to help you stay awake while driving?
11.
What is the maximum blood-alcohol concentration allowed for operating a school bus?
12.
Who is responsible for ensuring that the vehicles, anchor points and other securement components are in good working order?
13.
Retreaded, recapped, or regrooved tires are allowed on the front wheels of a bus when?
14.
To test for leaks on hydraulic brake systems:
15.
If your brakes fail on a downgrade, you must first:
16.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter up to 45 inches loaded crosswise as a group, a crosswise tiedown should be used every how many feet?
17.
What are the four basic weight limits?
18.
Medicine used to treat the common cold:
19.
Three serious traffic violations in a 3-year period will result in a CDL disqualification of:
20.
Which of these is true about the use of drugs while driving?
21.
The maximum distance from the rear allowed for attaching mechanisms used to secure roll-on/roll-off containers is:
22.
What does EOBR stand for?
23.
What is the maximum weight that can be secured by a tiedown with a marked WLL of 5,000 lbs?
24.
Which of the following headlight issues can be hazardous?
25.
Which of these do not provide extra gears on some trucks?
26.
Backing into a space that is to the right rear of your vehicle is referred to as:
27.
Is the below example a completed 34 hour restart?
Day 1

Day 2
28.
You should try to park so that:
29.
Which of these could be considered off duty time?
30.
What should you do if you are unsure whether you have enough overhead clearance?
31.
A chain marked with a
4 is identified as what kind?
32.
What are the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, and roughly how much weight is transferred per hole?
33.
You must park on a side of a level, straight, four-lane divided highway. Where should you place the reflective triangles?
34.
What is the minimum allowable tread depth for every groove on the front tires?
35.
When you are starting to move up a hill from a stop:
36.
The proper time to cancel your turn signal for a lane change or turn is:
37.
The best way to keep brakes from getting too hot while going down long grades is to:
38.
In the following picture, what are axles 2 and 3 commonly referred to as?

39.
The maximum allowable overall length for semitrailers is:
40.
Under normal circumstances, what is the maximum allowed width for commercial vehicles?
41.
Which of these is the proper signal to change lane?
42.
Working Load Limit (WLL)is defined as:
43.
To adjust driving space to slippery conditions, all of the following are space considerations except:
44.
Which of the statements about backing a heavy vehicle is NOT true?
45.
If you hear on the radio that there is a major snowstorm forecast along your route, will you qualify for the Adverse Driving Conditions Exception?
46.
The maximum number of encroachments allowed on a particular exam exercise is:
47.
When starting down a hill, instead of using the foot brakes to control speed:
48.
Option #1 for securing coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes:
49.
In the following picture, what are axles 4 and 5 commonly referred to as?

50.
A bulkhead is used: