District of columbia Driver’s Examination

Passenger

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

To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test consisting of 20 multiple choice questions. Each question has four answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Test questions come from the Washington D.C. 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.

Number of Question
Passing Score

If you are unsure if there is enough space for your vehicle to safely travel under a bridge, you should:

Explanation
If you aren't sure that you have space for your vehicle to safely fit underneath an overhead object, slow down and seek an alternate route if possible.

What is a danger of rolling back when you start to accelerate?

Explanation
To avoid hitting someone or something behind you, it is important to ensure that your vehicle does not roll backwards when starting from a stop. If your vehicle has a manual transmission, partly engage the clutch before taking your foot off the brake.

If you plan to slow down, you can warn drivers behind you by:

Explanation
Before slowing down, it is a good idea to flash your brake lights by lightly tapping your brake pedal a few times. This will warn drivers behind you of your plans to slow down.

After the engine is started, warning lights and buzzers should all:

Explanation
After the engine is started, the warning lights and buzzers should deactivate immediately. The charging circuit warning, oil, coolant, and Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) lights should all turn off.

Bus accidents most frequently occur:

Explanation
Bus accidents most commonly occur at intersections. Use special caution when driving where you may encounter an increased number of vehicles and pedestrians.

In bad weather, many drivers:

Explanation
In bad weather, particularly when visibility is poor, it is common for automobile drivers to follow closely behind trucks. Open up the distance between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you if you are being followed too closely.

During a vehicle inspection, ensure that the landing gear is:

Explanation
When inspecting a trailer during a vehicle inspection test, ensure that its landing gear has no missing parts and that it is fully raised. The crank handle should be secure and the support frame should not be damaged.
DMV Writen Test Logo