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.
Why should you try to move to your right when steering in an emergency?
2.
When merging:
3.
When driving at more than 40 mph, what is the safe minimum following distance for ideal daytime conditions?
4.
By law, who is ultimately responsible for ensuring the safety and road-worthiness of a CMV?
5.
Which statement below is false?
6.
In case of tire failure, all of the following will be steps in your response except:
7.
Which of these statements is true?
8.
The cargo securement standard applies to commercial vehicles weighing more than:
9.
Which of these is not a brake check you normally do during your walk-around inspection?
10.
Which of these is true about tires and hot weather?
11.
An anchor point is defined as:
12.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2
13.
You're in Illinois which allows up to 20,000 pounds on the steer axle. You're heading to Indiana which only allows 12,000 on the steer axle. Your steer tires have a load rating of 6,500 pounds each. What is the maximum legal weight your steer axle can be for each of the two states?
14.
All of the following are exempt from needing a CDL except:
15.
A single metal coil with eye vertical weighing 6,350 lbs requires tiedowns with a minimum aggregate WLL of:
16.
All of the following are considered excessive speeding except:
17.
A left-hand turn should end:
18.
When securing rows of coils, requirements include all of the following except:
19.
When entering or crossing traffic, observe all of the following except:
20.
What is the minimum amount of rearward force that a cargo securement system must withstand?
21.
What is the maximum allowable weight on a 5-axle combination vehicle?
22.
All vehicles or drivers must carry:
23.
You are driving a truck with a manual transmission. What gear will you probably have to use to take a long, steep downhill grade?
24.
Drivers are generally only allowed to use cell phones or text in all of the following situations except:
25.
A school bus endorsement is required in order to transport:
26.
A securement system must be capable of resisting how much lateral (side-to-side) force, at minimum?
27.
If you have a road emergency and must park on the shoulder, how soon should you put out your triangles?
28.
Which of these statements about marking a stopped vehicle is true?
29.
The condition in which water or slush collects on the road and your tires lose contact and have little or no traction is called:
30.
What is the main factor that will limit how far back you can slide your tandems?
31.
Which of these is true about tire pressure?
32.
In addition to preventing engine freezing, proper coolant levels help:
33.
An example of reckless driving is:
34.
Whenever possible, a row of metal coils with eyes vertical requires one direct tiedown to secure against rearward movement at what maximum angle?
35.
Some large trucks have curved mirrors. These mirrors:
36.
To satisfy general cargo securement requirements, what is the minimum WLL for securing vehicles under 10,000 lbs?
37.
"Brake fade" is:
38.
You must drive on a slippery road. Which of these is a good thing to do in such a situation?
39.
When backing, all of the following are important safety rules:
40.
Which of these is NOT a danger of a rough acceleration?
41.
Is the following example within legal HOS limits?

- A trucker starts driving at 12:00pm
- At 5pm the driver takes a 1 hour break
- At 6pm the driver begins driving again
- At 11:30pm, the driver shuts down and goes off duty for 10 consecutive hours
42.
All of the following are good tips to staying fit and ready to drive except:
43.
Which of these statements about engine overheating is true?
44.
What is bell pipe concrete?
45.
"You do not have a hazardous materials endorsement on your commercials driver’s license. You are asked to deliver hazardous materials in a placarded vehicle. You should:"
46.
When securing a single metal coil with eyes vertical:
47.
It is safe to remove the radiator cap or any other part of the pressurized system:
48.
Among other hazards, drivers should be on the lookout for slow or confused drivers, children, accidents, and:
49.
Most good drivers will look ahead:
50.
When securing paper rolls with eyes vertical in a sided vehicle all of the following are acceptable except: