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.
To prevent a load from shifting, there should be at least one tie down for every ____ feet of cargo.
2.
Why is it important to shift gears correctly?
3.
High beams should be:
4.
Which day below contains at least 1 violation?
Day 1

Day 2
5.
When securing a load of lengthwise longwood logs weighing 42,500 lbs, what is the minimum aggregate WLL required for tiedowns? (rounded up to nearest lb)
6.
Besides prescription drugs verified by a doctor as safe for driving, what other drugs are acceptable while driving?
7.
For your safety, when setting out reflective triangles you should:
8.
Which of these is not required knowledge for drivers seeking a hazardous material endorsement?
9.
Option #3 for securing metal coils transported with eyes lengthwise includes all of the following except:
10.
What is the Federal Standard for maximum weight on a tandem axle vehicle?
11.
How many on duty hours are remaining after the following has been logged (use a scratch sheet of paper if you need to):
- On duty/not driving: 3 hours
- Driving: 4 hours
- Sleeper berth: 8 hours
- Driving: 7 hours
- Off duty: 2 hours
12.
Which of the following statements about speed management is true?
13.
When securing building materials, spacer requirements include all of the following except:
14.
What factors typically determine your blood alcohol concentration BAC?
15.
What happens if you spend 8 hours in the sleeper berth?
16.
While exiting the vehicle for a 'look', how many points of contact must you keep with the vehicle at all times?
17.
Which of these statements about double clutching and shifting is true?
18.
When securing concrete pipe loaded crosswise, arrange the top tier:
19.
You receive a scale ticket and your drive axles are 32,200 and your trailer tandems are 35,100. Based upon the two most common tandem slider rail hole spacings, what is the minimum number of holes you would have to slide the tandems to get the weight legal, and in which direction?
20.
Why did Congress enact the Bridge Formula in 1975?
21.
When securing a non-cubic boulder with an unstable base, the four surrounding chains must have a WLL of at least:
22.
The object of the pre-trip inspection is:
23.
Brake fade:
24.
What happens if an EOBR malfunctions?
25.
A tiedown with a marked WLL of 8,000 lbs directly attached to an article has an actual WLL of:
26.
What three distances build up the total stopping distance of your truck or bus?
27.
What should you do if a car coming toward you at night keeps its high beams on?
28.
If you are not sure what to use to put out a hazardous material fire you should:
29.
Which of the following is not a requirement of wood used as blocking or bracing?
30.
Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) means the following?
31.
The maximum number of pull-ups allowed during the driving exam before failure is:
32.
How far should a driver look ahead of the vehicle while driving?
33.
Using 7 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 210 miles?
34.
You should use your horn when:
35.
When crossing railroad tracks in a placarded vehicle or a bus:
36.
A 'hook-lift container' is:
37.
Overall length limit on vehicles transporting machinery, poles, or structural objects is:
38.
What is the correct method of determining what percentage of fuel is distributed between the steer axle and the drive axles?
39.
When checking the general condition of the vehicle, which of the following should be specifically addressed?
40.
What does BAC stand for?
41.
How many reflective triangles are required to be kept as part of a trucks emergency equipment?
42.
Which statement below is false?
43.
If you lose pressure in hydraulic brakes, you can:
44.
The condition of all in-cab controls should be checked for:
45.
Specific hazards to watch for when traveling through work zones include:
46.
Which day below contains a 30 minute break violation?
Day 1

Day 2
47.
Which of these is true about mirror adjusting?
48.
The definition for "shortwood" identifies pieces that are no longer than:
49.
You are driving on a two-lane road. An oncoming driver drifts into your lane and is headed straight for you. Which of these is most often the best action to take?
50.
How long does it typically take a tractor-trailer to cross a single set of railroad tracks?