Louisiana CDL Permit Test - Class A

Number of questions: 50
Passing score: 40
Directions: This license is required for driving any legal combination of vehicles, with a gross combination weight rating of 26,001 pounds or more, provided the GVWR of a trailer exceeds 10,000 pounds To receive this license, applicants must pass a 50-question test. To pass, applicants must answer 40 questions correctly. Each question has three possible answer choices. Test questions come from the Louisiana Commercial Driver License Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Introduction, Driving Safely, Transporting Cargo Safely, Air Brakes (if applicable), Combination, Doubles and Hazardous Materials. Endorsements that may be used with a Class A CDL are: Hazardous materials, Tank, Passenger, HazMat and Tank, Air Brakes and School bus.
You have made error so far
Passing grade —
10 or fewer errors
When going down a hill, how can you reduce the amount of braking you must do?
Switch to a higher gear
Switch to a lower gear
Switch to neutral
Rough acceleration:
Can damage parts
Is common for a vehicle that is warmed up
Is encouraged to improve gas mileage
Which of the following is not a type of retarder?
Emergency brakes:
Are not required on vehicles with air brakes
Are required only on buses
Are required on all vehicles
For low bridges:
Warnings must be posted
Warnings must be posted at least twice
Warnings may be posted, but do not have to be
When drivers make a turn they usually:
Look in the direction of the turn
Look in the opposite direction of the turn
Look behind the vehicle
Cargo should be covered:
To protect people from spillage
To hide illegal materials
To make it more difficult to unload
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