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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. What should drivers do in case of a brake failure?
Brake lightly.
Tie a white cloth on the left door handle.
Shift to a lower gear.
Use your ABS System.
2. This road sign means:
cross road sign
4-way stop
Railroad crossing
You must turn right
Crossroad ahead
3. If your gas pedal is stuck, you should:
ease your foot off the gas pedal and brake gently.
try pumping it to increase pressure.
turn off the ignition if your vehicle has power steering.
hook your shoe under the pedal and see if you can free it. If not, shift into neutral and use the brake to slow your vehicle and get off the road.
4. After you have parallel parked, are you allowed to open a door on the road side of your vehicle?
Yes, but only if it does not interfere with bicyclists and other traffic.
Yes, always.
Yes, but only if oncoming vehicles or bicycles are at least 10 feet away.
No, never.
5. If another vehicle passes you on the left, you must:
decrease your speed slightly and keep to the right.
decrease your speed, then pull over to the right and stop.
increase your speed and move to the left.
increase your speed slightly and keep to the right.
6. Your BAC depends on:
how much time passes between drinks.
your weight.
how much alcohol you drink.
All of the above.
7. When two cars arrive at an intersection with no signs or signals at the same time, which car has the right-of-way?
The car approaching from the left.
The car approaching from the right.
The car in which the driver sounds the horn.
The car that is traveling faster.
8. ___________ normally are white rectangles with black letters or symbols.
Service signs
Regulatory signs
Warning signs
Destination signs (guide signs)
9. This road sign warns drivers that:
side road sign
another traffic lane joins the one they are on.
left turns are not allowed at the intersection.
another road enters the highway from the direction shown.
the road will make a sharp turn to the right.
10. This road sign means:
Slow down or stop
Yield the right-of-way to oncoming vehicles
You must make a complete stop
Stop if necessary
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LA DMV Knowledge Test

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