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 are the Federal standards for the gross vehicle weight of a 5 axle commercial vehicle?
2.
The best drivers are those who watch and prepare for hazards. This is called _________ driving.
3.
You are checking your tires for a pre-trip inspection. Which of these statements is true?
4.
A vertical barrier across the front of the deck of a vehicle to prevent forward movement of cargo is a:
5.
What violation occurs on the below example?
Day 1

Day 2
6.
Which of these statements about backing a heavy vehicle is true?
7.
Which of these statements about certain types of cargo is true?
8.
If the cargo is fully contained in a sided vehicle, what is the minimum requirement for withstanding sideways force?
9.
As a way to maximize all time available, you should always do the following:
10.
If you have to make a vehicle inspection report you must sign it
11.
On an accident scene, if a qualified helper is present you should:
12.
What is a cab shield?
13.
What is the aggregate WLL of one 7/15 inch Grade 43 chain, and three 5/16 inch Grade 70 chains?
14.
What is a 34 hour restart?
15.
What should you do when you see a hazard in the roadway ahead of you?
16.
You are traveling down a long, steep hill. Your brakes get so hot that they have failed. What should you do?
17.
To avoid driving when tired, if at all possible you should schedule your trips:
18.
A hazmat endorsement will be denied or canceled if:
19.
When securing building materials, how many knots are acceptable in the tiedown(s)?
20.
Why should drivers avoid foreign objects in the road?
21.
In bad weather many drivers tailgate large vehicles. What should you do?
22.
What does emergency braking mean?
23.
While driving through an intersection, you should:
24.
Cargo is contained when:
25.
A car suddenly cuts in front of you, creating a hazard. Which of these actions should you NOT take?
26.
A sided vehicle containing cargo weighing 35,980 lbs must be able to withstand a rearward force of at least:
27.
In case of brake failure, methods of stopping the vehicle include escaping into an open field, side street, or ramp, and:
28.
Specific suspension problems that drivers should look for include which of the following:
29.
You may hang up on a railroad track if:
30.
Which vehicle will have the most difficulty staying in its lane during strong wind?
31.
Which statement about EOBR's is true?
32.
Which of these would NOT help if windshield is covered with ice?
33.
An outside vehicle observation will be scored every time the driver:
34.
Based on the following figures, how much fuel can you legally add while remaining legal on the drive axles?

Percentage of fuel weight to drive axles: 30%

Weight Before Fueling: Steer: 11,275, drives: 33,750, gross: 77,220

35.
Specific examples of vehicles which drivers should pay close attention to as possible hazards include:
36.
What are the two primary laws governing the placement of the tandems?
37.
Merging to the road is safest if you:
38.
What is the best way to determine what percentage of the weight of fuel will go to each set of axles?
39.
Minimum tread depth on every groove on all tires must be at least:
40.
Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of tire failure?
41.
Coming down steep, long, downgrades will require a driver to:
42.
Generally, when steering in an emergency, which direction is your best option?
43.
Low-beam headlights generally light to a distance of:
44.
Convex (curved) mirrors:
45.
Which of the statements about an inspection of the suspension components is true?
46.
When involved in an accident and not seriously injured, basic steps you should take include assist the injured, notify authorities, and:
47.
If you are able to exert 200 pounds of force against an object but you are only exerting 50 pounds of force to do so, what method are you applying to make this happen?
48.
Products that pose a risk to health, safety
and property during transportation are called:
49.
Blocking is used to:
50.
If you're able to arrive early for a delivery, you should: