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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. This road sign means:
merging traffic sign
Merging traffic from the right
One-way traffic
Sharp curves ahead
Intersection ahead
2. This regulatory sign tells drivers that:
left lane turns left
traffic in the left lane must turn left at the intersection ahead.
traffic in the right lane must go straight.
all vehicles must turn left immediately.
None of the above.
3. When they see this sign, drivers should:
right curve sign
Slow down, and not pass other vehicles.
Not turn right.
Slow down and pass other vehicles before they reach the curve.
Increase their speed and keep well to the right.
4. When the driver behind you wants to pass, you should:
slow down to allow room for the other driver to complete the pass safely.
change lanes.
use your brake lights.
speed up.
5. At night, it is hardest to see:
street lights.
other motorists.
road signs.
6. A flashing yellow traffic signal means:
The same thing as a stop sign.
Stop and proceed when a green light appears.
Slow down and be alert at the upcoming intersection.
No right turn.
7. This road sign means:
merging traffic sign
Traffic may be merging into your lane
Keep right, traffic is entering from another road
Winding Road Ahead
No Right Turn
8. A vehicle that enters a road from a driveway:
must enter the roadway immediately.
has the right-of-way.
must yield to traffic approaching from the right, while it has the right-of-way over vehicles approaching from the left.
must stop and yield the right-of-way to traffic on the roadway and to pedestrians.
9. This sign means:
270 degree turn
360 degree turn ahead.
Roundabout ahead.
270 degree turn ahead.
Wrong way; Turn around immediately.
10. This road sign means:
one way sign
Turn right or left
Traffic flows only in the direction of the arrow
Sharp curve ahead
No right turn
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LA DMV Test Facts

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