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.
Which of these is the best general rule for night driving?
2.
Which of these is NOT something you should do if your headlights are not working properly?
3.
Which statement is true?
4.
When a driver stops and reverses direction to get a better position during the driving exam, it is considered a(n):
5.
You are driving in an area with few streetlights, if you cannot see well with your headlights, which of the actions may help:
6.
What is the proper way to hold a steering wheel?
7.
You are checking your brakes and suspension system for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
8.
How many days are you required to keep your completed logs?
9.
What does the 14 hour on duty limit mean?
10.
Major signs of tire failure could include:
11.
In case of illness that prevents you from driving safely, you should:
12.
When driving in cold weather your tire tread should:
13.
In cargo securement, a wedge is defined as:
14.
What is the best advice for drivers when a heavy fog occurs?
15.
When you sight-side back your vehicle into an alley stopping as close as possible to the rear of the alley it is called:
16.
You are starting your vehicle in motion from a stop. As you apply power to the drive wheels, they start to spin. You should:
17.
What is a rub rail?
18.
When driving, when is it acceptable to signal other drivers that it is safe to pass?
19.
You must keep the papers about hauling hazardous materials:
20.
Drivers must inspect the securement of cargo every 150 miles or:
21.
You should use your mirror to check?
22.
To secure paper rolls with eyes horizontally against rearward movement, you can use which of the following except:
23.
What is a reusable, transportable enclosure that is especially designed with integral locking devices that secure it to a container chassis trailer to facilitate the efficient and bulk shipping and transfer of goods by, or between various modes of transport, such as highway, rail, sea, and air.?
24.
What is the minimum WLL required of tiedowns securing loaded intermodal containers on non-chassis vehicles?
25.
Steering wheel play should not be more than:
26.
In what circumstance can shortwood be treated as longwood?
27.
You weigh the truck immediately before and after fueling. Based on the following, determine what percentage of the weight goes to each set of axles:

Before fueling:

steer: 11,100, drives: 32,600, gross: 71,400

After fueling:

steer:11,850, drives: 32,850, gross: 72,400

28.
Gross combination weight (GCW) is:
29.
When loading paper rolls with eyes horizontal, which of the following is not a requirement for stacking a second layer?
30.
"Fully Contained" means:
31.
Drivers of trucks and tractor-trailers with cargo must check that the cargo is well secured within the first ___ miles of the trip.
32.
In a pressurized cooling system, coolant level should be checked:
33.
Which of these statements about brakes is true?
34.
Option #3 for a single metal coil with eyes lengthwise requires:
35.
Your log must include all of the following except:
36.
When securing heavy vehicles, what is the minimum WLL of each tiedown?
37.
When securing metal coils in a sided vehicle without anchor points:
38.
Vehicles should be equipped with all of the following emergency equipment except:
39.
Given that general cargo securement requires a WLL of at least 50% of cargo weight, how many 11mm wire rope tiedowns would be required for a load of 26,000 lbs?
40.
What is aggregate working load limit?
41.
If a straight vehicle (not trailer or articulation) goes into front-wheel skid, it will:
42.
Heavy vehicles often move slower than others. Which of these is NOT a good rule to follow while driving a heavy vehicle?
43.
The narrowest end of a boulder should be pointed:
44.
Some suggestions for reducing stress and aggressiveness while driving might include all of the following except:
45.
Which log below contains at least one violation?
Day 1

Day 2
46.
You have steer tires rated at 6,150 pounds each, and you're in the state of West Virginia which says the legal limit for the steer axle is 20,000 pounds. What's the maximum legal weight you can carry on your steer axle in West Virginia?
47.
Oil, coolant, charging circuit warning lights should go out:
48.
What is a rub rail?
49.
Submitting fingerprints for a background check will be required for drivers applying for:
50.
When securing paper rolls with eyes crosswise, which of the following can be used to prevent side-to-side shifting when there is more than 8 inches of space to the wall?