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 are driving at night and you must dim your headlights for traffic. Good speed management says you should:
2.
Which of these statements about driving in areas with strong wind is true?
3.
What is the best way to prevent brake failure on long downgrades?
4.
The purpose of the retarders is to:
5.
Which of the following systems should receive extra attention during winter weather inspection?
6.
Some general signs that another driver may be distracted include which of the following:
7.
A stack of shortwood loaded lengthwise can be secured with one tiedown if:
8.
Commercial drivers are allowed to hold CDL's in how many states at the same time?
9.
Which of these is true about hazardous materials:
10.
In cargo securement, a 'well' is defined as:
11.
Retarders:
12.
All vehicles on all highways have a maximum allowable height of:
13.
How many tiedowns are required for cargo that is prevented from forward movement?
14.
Which of these statements about drugs is true?
15.
Most serious skids result from:
16.
To help slow the vehicle to reduce the need for using the service brakes, some vehicles are equipped with:
17.
When you are driving on a snow packed road, you should reduce your speed by:
18.
Why should you always plan on arriving to your destination as quickly as possible?
19.
How many violations occur on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
20.
If you are driving while sleepy, the safest remedy is:
21.
When securing concrete pipe with a diameter of more than 45 inches loaded crosswise, how many tiedowns are required through each pipe at minimum?
22.
Rims with welding repairs or missing lugs:
23.
Impaired drivers who present potential hazards may tend to:
24.
How many violations have occurred on the below log?
25.
Using controlled braking, brakes are applied as hard as possible:
26.
Good general shifting techniques for going down a long downgrade include:
27.
You are checking your wheels and rims for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
28.
When turning quickly in an emergency, which of the following applies:
29.
When calculating directional forces, 'g' is expressed as:
30.
Aggregate Working Load Limit is defined as:
31.
A traffic emergency requires you to escape to the shoulder or roadside. If possible, slow down to ____ mph before using your brakes.
32.
Specific cargo securement rules on automobiles and light trucks apply to vehicles of what weight?
33.
If unsure of the exact location of the center of gravity of your cargo, where would you rather have the center of gravity located if you couldn't get it centered?
34.
When you see a pedestrian or bicyclist along the road you should:
35.
What is the primary goal of implementing the Bridge Formula?
36.
Containerized loads:
37.
Which of these statements about tires and hot weather driving is true?
38.
If you have used up all of your 14 hour on duty time, how many hours would you regain after an 8 hour break in the sleeper berth?
39.
If you were instructed to 'tarp' a load, what would you be using?
40.
When a tiedown is attached directly to the cargo, what is the ideal angle where it attached to the vehicle?
41.
Which of the following is considered off duty time?
42.
What is the maximum angle recommended for tiedowns securing cement pipe loaded crosswise, relative to the deck?
43.
Using the following numbers for your calculations, how much weight will come off your drive axles?

Miles per gallon: 6

Miles travelled: 360

Percentage of fuel weight on drive axles: 30%
44.
When securing a single metal coil with eye vertical, tiedowns must be arranged according the all of the following except:
45.
While driving, the freight must not:
46.
What violation occurs in the example below?
Day 1
47.
You should avoid driving through deep puddles or flowing water. But if you must, which of these steps can help to keep your brakes working?
48.
Sliding your 5th wheel will redistribute the weight mainly between which two sets of axles?
49.
How many days worth of logbook entries must you have available to show during an inspection?
50.
When securing paper rolls with friction mats as a primary method: