Passenger

This test is taken by all drivers taking the school bus test. To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test The test consists of 20 multiple choice.. Read More

This test is taken by all drivers taking the school bus test. To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test The test consists 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 California Commercial Driver Handbook. 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.

Number of Question
Passing Score

1. When driving with passengers, a bus driver should:

Explanation
A driver is responsible for the safety of the passengers aboard their vehicle. To avoid becoming distracted and increasing the dangers of driving, a bus driver should avoid engaging in conversation with passengers while they are driving.

2. Black ice is:

Explanation
Black ice is a layer of ice that is thin and clear enough for the road to be visible through it. The surface will look like a wet road. Always be alert to black ice if the road looks wet when the temperature is below freezing.

3. During the driving test, the examiner will be scoring you on:

Explanation
During the on-road driving test, the examiner will be scoring you on specific driving maneuvers, as well as your general driving behavior.

4. Which of the following determines your blood alcohol concentration (BAC)?

Explanation
The main factors that determine a person's blood alcohol concentration (BAC) are how much alcohol has been consumed, how quickly it was consumed, and the person's body weight.

5. Pre-trip inspections are:

Explanation
Federal and state laws require drivers to inspect their vehicles before every trip, regardless of length.

6. When changing lanes, turn signals:

Explanation
Always signal your intentions before turning or changing lanes. Do not assume that other drivers will move out of your way simply because you are signaling to turn.

7. Truck drivers should carry emergency equipment, including:

Explanation
Truck drivers should always have emergency equipment on-hand. Required warning equipment consists of three red reflective triangles, six fuses, or three liquid burning flares.
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