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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. Service signs are ____ with ____ letters and symbols.
white; black
green; white
white; green
blue; white
2. When the road is slippery, you should:
press your brakes in slow, steady strokes.
use your emergency or parking brake.
brake suddenly carefully.
pump your brakes.
3. This road sign means:
bicycle crossing sign
Bicycles have the same rights as other vehicles
Bicycles cross or ride beside traffic
Yield right-of-way to bicycles
Yield to motorcyles, but not to bicycles
4. If you are continually being passed on the right, you should:
pull over to the right and stop until the road is clear.
move to the left lane and allow other vehicles to pass you on the right.
move to the right lane and allow other vehicles to pass you on the left.
increase your speed immediately.
5. This road sign means:
right curve sign
Curve ahead
Merging Traffic
Road work ahead
Wrong Way
6. This road sign means:
slippery road sign
Railroad Warning
Stop Sign Ahead
Warning, slippery when wet
Winding road ahead
7. When approaching any intersection or driveway, drivers should:
look both ways and be ready to stop.
change lanes.
drive at the fastest speed just before entering the intersection.
pass other vehicles and then stop.
8. When driving on a wet road:
as you decrease your speed, the road becomes more slippery.
you should follow the vehicle ahead of you more closely.
as you drive faster, your tires may lose traction.
you must be aware that the pavement gets even more slippery when it's been raining for long periods of time.
9. If a vehicle is approaching with high beams, drivers should look __________ until the vehicle passes.
at the center of the road
to the right of the road
to the left of the road
straight ahead
10. This road sign means:
merging traffic sign
Yield the right-of-way
Lane shifting
Stop for other traffic
Traffic may be entering from another road, drive with caution
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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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