Passenger

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.. Read More

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 Arizona 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. If using a helper when backing a vehicle, the helper should be located:

Explanation
When backing up, it is always a good idea for a driver to use a helper who can watch the vehicle's blind spots. The helper should stand near the back of the vehicle in a location where they are visible to the driver.

2. A danger of swerving to avoid a hazard while driving a large truck is that:

Explanation
While swerving can sometimes be the safest way to handle a hazard on the roadway, doing so is not without risk. Top-heavy vehicles and tractors with multiple trailers may flip over in a swerve.

3. If planning to back a vehicle where there may be overhanging objects, a driver should:

Explanation
Because you can't see everything behind you, driving in reverse is always dangerous and should be done only when necessary. Before backing into an area, you should exit your vehicle and inspect the path of travel to check for potential hazards, especially overhanging objects that would otherwise be difficult to spot in a mirror.

4. If driving a new vehicle, you should familiarize yourself with the controls:

Explanation
When operating a new vehicle, you should familiarize yourself with its features and equipment before getting behind the wheel.

5. The more alcohol in the body:

Explanation
The body removes alcohol at a fixed rate. The more alcohol consumed, the longer it will take for the body to remove the alcohol from its system.

6. Which of the following is not required safety equipment?

Explanation
All commercial motor vehicles are required to be equipped with the proper emergency equipment. This may include spare electrical fuses; three red reflective triangles, six fuses, or three liquid burning flares; and at least one properly charged and rated fire extinguisher.

7. While driving, a driver should:

Explanation
It is essential that you are aware of what is happening on all sides of your vehicle at all times. Scan the road ahead and make regular checks of the mirrors on both sides of your vehicle while you are driving.
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