Passenger

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.. Read More

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 Arkansas Commercial Driver License Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Driving Safely and Transporting Passengers Safely. The Passenger endorsement can be used with the Class A, B or C CDL.

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1. ____ cannot be transported on a bus in a space occupied by people.

Explanation
While some hazardous materials may be transported by bus under specific conditions, labeled radioactive materials must never be carried in the space occupied by people.

2. A pre-trip inspection:

Explanation
A pre-trip vehicle inspection should be done in the same way every time. Consistency will help a driver learn all of the proper steps and decrease the possibility of the driver forgetting to inspect something.

3. When approaching a drawbridge with a green light:

Explanation
A bus does not need to stop before crossing a drawbridge controlled by a green signal light. The driver should still slow down and verify that it is safe before crossing.

4. When backing a truck, you should:

Explanation
When backing a truck, always use the mirrors on both sides of the vehicle. Have someone help you whenever possible.

5. If there is a cargo fire in a box trailer:

Explanation
The doors of a trailer should be not be opened in the event of a cargo fire, especially if the cargo includes hazardous materials. Opening trailer doors would increase the fire's oxygen supply, potentially causing the fire to increase in size.

6. By beginning a left turn before reaching the center of an intersection, you:

Explanation
When planning to turn left at an intersection, make sure you have reached the center of the intersection before beginning the turn. If you turn too soon, off-tracking may cause the left side of your vehicle to hit another vehicle.

7. If feeling sleepy while driving, you should:

Explanation
If you begin to feel sleepy while driving, the only safe response is to stop driving and get some sleep. Attempting to fight off exhaustion is dangerous and a major cause of fatal crashes. Stimulants are not a safe solution because they may help keep you awake but will not make you more alert. Once stimulants wear off, you will be even more tired than you were originally.
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