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You must have a Louisiana driver's license or driving permit if you are a resident of Louisiana and want to drive a motor vehicle on public streets and highways. The following tests may be given when you apply for a driver’s license: vision, traffic signs and signals, knowledge of traffic laws, road skills. The Louisiana DMV written test is designed to check your knowledge of road signs, rules of the road, traffic laws and safe driving practices. Everything you will need to know is covered in the Louisiana Driver's Manual. The Louisiana DMV written test consists of 40 questions, and you'll need at least 32 correct answers to pass (80%).
1. A vehicle is stopped at a crosswalk to allow a pedestrian to cross the roadway. The driver of the vehicle approaching from the rear should:
overtake and pass the stopped vehicle.
not overtake and pass the stopped vehicle.
sound the horn.
None of the above.
2. Where must a pedestrian walk when there are no sidewalks?
On the side of the road, in the same direction of traffic.
On the left side of the road, behind slower vehicles.
In the middle of the road, facing oncoming traffic.
On the side of the road, facing the traffic.
3. When meeting a car with blinding headlights, you should:
dim your lights, then speed up and pass quickly.
look toward the right side of the road.
use your emergency flashers to warn the other driver.
look toward the left side of the road.
4. This sign means:
slippery road sign
The road will curve to the right, then to the left.
Double curve ahead.
Winding road ahead. Drive with caution.
Road slippery when wet. Drive slowly.
5. What does the flashing signal in the picture indicate?
dont walk flashing
Pedestrians should stop walking immediately.
The same thing as a stop sign.
Pedestrians should finish crossing the street if started.
Pedestrians should start crossing the street.
6. If another car is in danger of hitting you, you should:
use your emergency lights.
flash your headlights.
sound your horn.
flash your brake lights.
7. If your turn signals fail, you should use _____ to indicate your intention to turn.
your high beams
hand signals
your emergency flashers
your horn
8. This sign means:
detour right
Detour to the right
Do not enter
The road to the right is for one-way traffic only
Stay on the main highway if possible
9. When following motorcycles, drivers should:
keep less space in front of their vehicle.
keep more space in front of their vehicle.
reduce the minimum following distance.
try to pass them as they have different braking capabilities than other motor vehicles.
10. Drivers cannot pass a vehicle on the left if:
they approach a curve on a two-way road and cannot see around it.
they cannot safely return to the right lane before any oncoming vehicle comes within 200 feet of them.
their lane has a solid yellow center line.
All of the above.
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LA DMV Permit Practice Test

Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass:32
Passing score:80%
Minimum age to apply: 15
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