To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test consisting of 20 multiple choice questions. Each question has three or four answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Test questions come from the Alabama Commercial Driver License Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers Safely, Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Vehicle Control Skills Test and On-Road Driving. The Passenger endorsement can be used with the Class A, B or C CDL.
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1. When taking the on-road driving test, you must do all of the following, except:
During the on-road driving test, you must drive in a safe and responsible manner; wear your safety belt; obey all traffic signs, signals, and laws; and complete the test without any accidents or moving violations.
2. Which of the following is acceptable if found during a pre-trip inspection?
When inspecting your tires, verify that there is at least 4/32 of an inch of tread depth in every major groove on the front tires, and tread depth of at least 2/32 of an inch on the other tires. Tires on the same vehicle should all be the same size.
3. A bus driver is:
The driver's seat on a bus should be equipped with a seat belt. A driver is always required to wear a seat belt while driving a bus.
4. What may happen if the exhaust system is not working properly?
A broken exhaust system can allow poisonous fumes to enter a vehicle's cab or sleeper berth. Be sure to regularly check your exhaust system for defects.
5. Federal and state laws require:
Commercial drivers are required by federal and state laws to inspect their vehicles before every trip. Regular inspections can help drivers identify issues before they become dangerous and costly.
6. When approaching a railroad crossing:
You should never rely only on warning signals to alert you to an approaching train. Never try to race a train to a crossing. If there are multiple tracks at a crossing, be sure to check all tracks in both directions before starting to cross.
7. Which of the following is not an example of a distracted person that motorists should be worried about?