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 center of gravity of a load:
2.
On what day and time does a 14 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
3.
The primary cause of fatal crashes is:
4.
A hazard:
5.
Which of these is a good thing to do when driving at night?
6.
Which violation occurs on the below example?
7.
Vehicles exempt from Certificate of Safety inspection requirements include:
8.
Proper fire prevention should include paying attention to all of these except:
9.
Which of these is true about notifying the authorities after an accident occurs?
10.
If you jam on the brakes and the wheels lock up and skid:
11.
How many tiedowns are required on a stack of shortwood loaded crosswise?
12.
To prevent rolling, how many points of contact are required, at minimum, for a boulder resting on a rounded or partially rounded side?
13.
The distance that you should look ahead of your vehicle while driving amounts to about ___ miles at normal highway speed.
14.
Space to the ____ your vehicle is most important to manage.
15.
Banding is:
16.
What will be the ultimate limitation that prevents you from putting the trailer tandems as far to the rear of the trailer as possible?
17.
Using the following numbers for your calculations, how much weight will come off your steer axle?


Miles per gallon: 7
Miles travelled: 280
Percenatage of fuel weight on steer axle: 80%
18.
Passing on the wrong side of the road, passing in a school zone, and driving the wrong way on a one-way street are all specific examples of:
19.
What is the Federal standard for the weight limit on a single axle?
20.
In case you have to fight a fire, also aim the extinguisher:
21.
A waterproof sheet used to cover cargo is a:
22.
Which day on the example below contains a violation?
Day 1

Day 2
23.
Who must complete a log?
24.
You are driving on a straight, level highway at 50 mph. There are no vehicles in front of you. Suddenly a tire blew out of your vehicle, what should you do first?
25.
Any activity that draws your attention to something other than the task of driving is considered:
26.
You are driving a heavy vehicle. You must exit a highway using an off-ramp that curves downhill. You should:
27.
When exiting or entering on a curved freeway ramp, you should:
28.
Extra care is needed to keep your vehicle centered in your lane because commercial vehicles:
29.
'Blocking' is defined as:
30.
When you are passing a vehicle, pedestrian, or bicycle you should assume that:
31.
Based on the following figures, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the steer axle?

Load rating of steer tires: 6,150 pounds

Percentage of fuel weight to steer axle: 85%

Steer axle weight limit in states you're travelling: 20,000 pounds

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,500, drives: 33,100, gross: 76,700

32.
Drivers must have a CDL to legally drive:
33.
A dunnage bag is:
34.
Sliding your trailer tandems forward or backward will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
35.
What should you do while turning?
36.
Which of these is not a type of retarder?
37.
What day and time did a violation occur in the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
38.
Mirror adjustment can only be checked accurately when:
39.
A DUI conviction for a CDL-holder will result in disqualification for a minimum of:
40.
What is a headboard?
41.
To help stay alert while driving, when should you take breaks?
42.
Stab braking should not be used on vehicles with:
43.
When securing flattened or crushed cars on a vehicle with containment on 2 sides, how many tiedowns, at minimum, are required?
44.
All of the following are true of alcohol except:
45.
What is the minimum aggregate WLL for a group of concrete pipe weighing 16,000 lbs?
46.
Which of these lights cannot be checked at the same time?
47.
How much space in front of you is needed while driving on a highway?
48.
When securing concrete pipe over 45 inches loaded crosswise, which direction must the tiedowns on the front half of the load run?
49.
Which of the following will alter the gross vehicle weight?
50.
The maximum number of allowable looks and/or pull-ups on any particular exam exercise is: