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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 sign means:
divided highway ahead sign
Drivers will soon be on a roadway with two-way traffic.
Divided highway ahead.
Keep to the left.
Divided highway ends.
2. Diamond-shaped signs:
indicate no pass zones.
are used to warn drivers of hazards on roadways.
typically provide guidance to drivers.
All of the above.
3. This sign indicates that:
advisory speed sign
drivers may not turn right if traveling at 25 MPH or less.
the safe speed around the curve ahead is at least 25 MPH.
the highest safe speed drivers should travel around the curve ahead is 25 MPH.
there is a school zone after the curve.
4. When driving behind a motorcycle:
allow a following distance of at least 4 motorcycle lengths.
allow at least 4 seconds of following distance.
allow a following distance of at least 2 car lengths.
allow at least 2 seconds of following distance.
5. When you make a left turn from a one-way road into a one-way road, if the road you enter has two lanes, you:
must turn into its left lane.
must go to the next intersection.
must turn into its right lane.
cannot turn left.
6. Roads are most slippery:
when it stops raining.
just before it rains.
on hills.
when it first starts to rain.
7. What are some telltale signs of a drunk driver?
Driving slower than the normal flow of traffic.
Sudden stops.
Weaving between lanes.
All of the above.
8. If you get on a wrong expressway exit, you must:
get off at the next exit and look for signs that tell you how to return to the expressway.
drive in reverse to return to the expressway.
make a U-turn and return to the expressway.
use the the exit ramp to accelerate to expressway speed and blend with traffic.
9. At a light rail intersection, you should always:
be alert and obey all traffic signals.
look both ways before crossing the tracks.
share the road with pedestrians and bicyclists.
All of the above.
10. This road sign means:
no right turn sign
All traffic must turn right at next intersection
No U-turns
Right turn on red light permitted
No right turn
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LA DMV Practice Test Facts

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