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.
What is the minimum weight of a shipment of paper rolls that would require specific securement requirements?
2.
A vehicle is loaded with very little weight on the drive axle. What may happen?
3.
When is the driver responsible for inspecting cargo and securing devices?
4.
What is the minimum WLL of each tiedown used to secure crushed or flattened vehicles?
5.
Any driver convicted of violating an out-of-service order will be disqualified for a minimum of:
6.
You are driving a 40-foot vehicle at 35 mph. The road is dry, and visibility is good. What is the least amount of space you should keep in front of your vehicle to be safe?
7.
You are inspecting hydraulic brakes. You should pump the brake pedal three times then apply firm pressure to the pedal for five seconds. If the brakes are working properly, the pedal should:
8.
As the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) goes up, what happens?
9.
Hazmat placards are what shape?
10.
Using 6 miles per gallon as your fuel mileage and 8 pounds per gallon for the weight of fuel, how much total fuel weight will you burn off in 600 miles?
11.
Which of these is correct about emergency or evasive action?
12.
The aggregate WLL for logs loaded lengthwise must be at least:
13.
Overloading can have all of the following effects except:
14.
When coming down a long, steep downgrade, what should be your primary method of controlling your speed?
15.
In mountain driving you will have to use a lower gear to drive safely on a grade. Which of these does NOT affect your choice of gear?
16.
Based on the following information, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the drive axles?

Percentage of fuel weight to drive axles: 25%

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,275, drives: 33,800, gross: 77,420

17.
All of the following are lighting requirements for combination vehicles longer than 20 feet or wider than 80 inches except:
18.
For safer night time driving, windshields and mirrors should be:
19.
A device placed between the deck of a vehicle and car or between articles of cargo, intended to provide greater friction than exists naturally between these surfaces is:
20.
The maximum number of "looks" allowed during the driving exam is:
21.
What is the most important reason to inspect your truck or bus?
22.
Adding or burning off fuel will mainly change the amount of weight on which axles?
23.
There are two types of jackknife, they are:
24.
Cargo and securement devices should be checked within how many miles after starting a trip?
25.
When should you test your parking brakes?
26.
What is the 8 day / 70 hour on duty limit?
27.
Which of the following is not an acceptable method of containing loose parts when securing flattened or crushed vehicles?
28.
If you cannot see the driver of a vehicle, then:
29.
In order to drive placarded vehicles, drivers are required to have:
30.
Distracted driving could be any of the following except:
31.
How long should it take oil pressure to come up to normal?
32.
A dunnage bag is:
33.
What are most front-wheel skids caused by:
34.
What violations occurred in this example?
Day 1

Day 2
35.
Which of the following vehicles will have the longest stopping distance?
36.
What is the minimum requirement for securing roll-off and hook containers?
37.
Should brake adjustment be checked often?
38.
Cargo securement for a load weighing 37,000 lbs must be able to withstand a minimum forward braking force of:
39.
Who is responsible for inspecting securing devices and cargo within the first 50 miles?
40.
To protect the area after an accident, steps you should take include:
41.
Your vehicle has hydraulic brakes. While traveling on a level road, you press the brake pedal and find that it goes to the floor. Which of these statements is true?
42.
When changing lanes, put you turn signal on, and:
43.
Any CDL holder found to operating a CMV with ANY alcohol in his/her system will be placed out-of-service for a minimum of:
44.
If you do not have a CB-radio, what procedure should you follow on an accident scene?
45.
If you have a heavy load that is slowing you down on an upgrade you should:
46.
You should stop driving:
47.
Which of these is the most important thing to remember about emergency braking?
48.
Posted heights at overpasses:
49.
Where will the weight of fuel be distributed?
50.
If traveling slower than traffic flow on a grade, if legal you should: