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.
How do you stop a front-wheel skid?
2.
Define 'bolster':
3.
When are helpers needed to back your vehicle?
4.
Sometimes you need to leave a road to avoid a hazard or emergency. When you do, you should keep in mind, that:
5.
Which of these is true about driving in a tunnel?
6.
What is the aggregate WLL of two indirect tiedowns with a WLL of 5,000 lbs, and one tiedown with a WLL of 6,000 lbs?
7.
Which of the following can be used as part of the cargo securement system?
8.
Special permits will be required for loads that are:
9.
You are checking your steering and exhaust system in a pre-trip inspection. Which of these problems, if found, should be fixed before the vehicle is driven?
10.
When using stab braking, all of the following are steps except
11.
Whenever you double your speed, your vehicle has about how many times of destructive power if it crashes?
12.
The maximum safe weight that a tire can carry is:
13.
When starting to move the truck, when is it acceptable to roll backwards?
14.
When a coolant container is part of a pressurized system which of these is true?
15.
When loaded cement pipe over 45 inches in diameter, which pipes should be blocked, wedged, or otherwise immobilized?
16.
Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) means the following:
17.
What violations occurred on Day 2 of this example?
Day 1

Day 2
18.
A tank vehicle endorsement is required to drive tank vehicles with a combined capacity of:
19.
California allows 20,000 pounds maximum on the steer axle. The tread width of your tires is 11 inches, and the load rating on your steer tires is 7000 pounds. How much weight can you carry on your steer axle in California?
20.
All of the following are key parts of the steering system except:
21.
In case of which fires can you use water to put it out?
22.
A container chassis vehicle is defined as:
23.
What is the Aggregate WLL of the securement system for a load secured with 7 tiedowns: 3 rated at WLL of 4,000 lbs, 2 at 6,500, and 1 at 8,000?
24.
All of the following should be part of the engine compartment check except:
25.
In cargo securement, bracing is:
26.
Rust around wheel nuts may indicate what?
27.
When loading bell pipe on one tier, all of the following apply except:
28.
When stopping behind another vehicle, a safe gap to leave is one that:
29.
How does the weight of the vehicle affect stopping distance?
30.
Controlled braking is:
31.
Why does vehicle speed naturally increase on a downgrade?
32.
Which of these is true about hauling hazardous materials?
33.
Where should the ignition key be during the pre-trip inspection?
34.
In case of a fire in the cargo area of a van or box trailer, you should:
35.
Which statement is true?
36.
In order to perform the in-cab and gauge inspection, which of the following must be done?
37.
Which statement below accurately describes the 11 hour driving limit?
38.
Where in the trailer could you place cargo so that the weight applied to the trailer tandems is greater than the weight of the cargo itself?
39.
When you are parked on the side of the road at night you must:
40.
To determine blood alcohol concentration level for a person, it is necessary to know:
41.
All of these are requirements for securing longwood lengthwise except:
42.
A steel coil weighing 21,000 lbs requires how much securement against forward movement?
43.
What is the minimum WLL used to block forward movement of cargo weighing 36,500 lbs?
44.
When stopping before a turn, do all of the following except:
45.
A container chassis vehicle, by definition, is:
46.
When securing building materials, how many tiedowns are required for top tier bundles longer than 5 ft?
47.
The value specified by the manufacturer as the loaded weight of a combination vehicle is?
48.
What is true about bad weather and driving conditions?
49.
On what day and time does an 11 hour rule violation occur?
Day 1

Day 2

50.
What is the minimum WLL of a tiedown used to secure logs?