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To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test consisting of 20 multiple choice questions. Each question has three answer..

To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test consisting of 20 multiple choice questions. Each question has three answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Test questions come from the Alaska 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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What does the vehicle inspection report do?

Explanation
A vehicle inspection report keeps the carrier informed about any problems that need to be fixed.

Alcohol can be removed from your system:

Explanation
The liver removes alcohol from the body at a fixed rate, so the only way to sober up after consuming alcohol is to allow your body time to remove the alcohol on its own.

When exiting a vehicle, it is important to maintain ____ with your vehicle at all times.

Explanation
As you exit your vehicle during the basic vehicle control skills test, you must face the vehicle and maintain three points of contact at all times. If your testing vehicle is a bus, you must maintain contact with the handrail. Exiting the vehicle incorrectly may result in automatic failure of the basic control skills test.

As part of a pre-trip inspection, you should look for all of the following, except:

Explanation
When inspecting your tires, verify that there is tread depth of at least 4/32 of an inch in every major groove on the front tires and tread depth of at least 2/32 of an inch in grooves on the other tires. Be sure that your tires are not too worn, are not cracked, have proper air pressure, and are all equally sized.

If feeling drowsy while driving, you should:

Explanation
If you begin to feel drowsy while driving, the best thing to do is to stop and get some sleep. A driver trying to push on and finish a trip while fatigued is a major cause of fatal accidents.

Convex mirrors:

Explanation
Many large vehicles have curved, convex mirrors. Convex mirrors allow drivers to see a wider area than flat mirrors. However, they also make objects seem smaller and farther away than they really are.

Fueling a bus while passengers are on board is:

Explanation
A bus should not be refueled while passengers are on board unless it is absolutely necessary. In particular, a bus with passengers on board should never be refueled inside an enclosed building.
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