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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. When an approaching driver at night blinds you by failing to dim their high beams, you should look:
straight down the middle of the road.
towards the right side of the road.
None of the other answers is correct.
towards the left side of the road.
2. This road sign is:
slower traffic keep right
a regulatory sign.
a speed reduction sign.
a guide sign.
a warning sign.
3. This road sign means:
low ground railroad crossing
Winding road ahead
Pedestrian crossing
No-passing zone
Low ground railroad crossing
4. This road sign means:
traffic signal ahead sign
4-way stop ahead
Lane closed for traffic
Stop before turning right
There is a traffic signal ahead
5. Anything that requires you to _______ could cause you to crash.
take your eyes off the road
take your attention away from driving
take your hands off the wheel
All of the above.
6. Green and white signs:
direct drivers to services.
are mainly used at intersections and driveways.
warn drivers of unexpected road conditions.
give information about directions and distances.
7. When you reach an intersection with a stop sign, you should:
stop, look right, then left, then right again.
stop, look left, then right, then left again.
check your rearview mirror, look left, then right, then proceed.
follow the vehicle ahead of you.
8. If traffic on the other side of an intersection is backed up and you cannot get completely through, you must:
wait until traffic ahead is clear.
turn right instead of going straight through the intersection.
enter the intersection and try to avoid blocking it.
enter the intersection and proceed with caution.
9. If an intersection has crosswalk lines but no STOP line, where must you stop for a red light?
After the crosswalk.
On the crosswalk.
Before the crosswalk.
Before the stop line.
10. If your car breaks down on the highway, you should:
stop in the right lane.
flash your headlights at oncoming traffic.
use your four-way flashers to warn other drivers.
sound your horn to warn passing vehicles.
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LA DMV Written Test Facts

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