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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 LA DMV Driver’s Manual. The Louisiana DMV written test consists of 40 questions, and you need at least 32 correct answers to pass (80%).
1. When changing lanes, you can check your blind spot by:
turning your head and looking over your shoulder.
using the inside rearview mirror.
using both inside and outside rearview mirrors.
using the outside rearview mirror.
2. This road sign means:
cross road sign
Church ahead
Intersection ahead
Lane change
Side road
3. Emergency vehicles:
may follow each other.
may use a loudspeaker to give instructions.
have the right of way when using siren, horn, and red/blue lights.
All of the above.
4. This sign means:
divided highway ahead sign
The divided highway on which drivers are traveling ends ahead.
Roundabout ahead. Slow down.
The highway ahead is divided into two one-way roadways.
Intersection ahead.
5. ___________ are green with white letters and symbols.
Warning signs
Regulation signs (regulatory signs)
Service signs
Destination signs (guide signs)
6. The consumption of alcohol while taking drugs can:
improve your driving ability.
have a less pronounced effect than either taken separately and is always safe.
have a more pronounced effect than either taken separately.
help cure your illness.
7. This road sign means:
two way traffic ahead sign
Lane shifting
Two-way Traffic
Low clearance
Added lane
8. If your car goes into water, you should:
wait for water to rush in and let it out in small breaths through your nose.
call the fire department immediately.
remove yourself before it starts to sink.
None of the above.
9. What does this sign indicate?
parallel railroad crossing
Low ground clearance railroad crossing
Train intersection
Parallel railroad crossing (crossroad)
Parallel railroad crossing (side road)
10. This road sign means:
Drive with caution and be ready to stop
You must come to a complete stop
Stop if necessary
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LA DMV Permit Test Facts

Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass: 32
Passing score: 80%
Number of questions: 40
Correct answers to pass: 32
Passing score: 80%
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