Passenger

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To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test consisting of 20 multiple choice questions. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions..

To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test consisting of 20 multiple choice questions. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Test questions come from the Florida CDL 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.

Passing grade:

During the basic vehicle control skills test:

Explanation
During the basic vehicle control skills test, a pull-up will be scored any time an applicant stops and pulls forward to gain a better position. Stopping without changing direction will not. An excessive number of pull-ups will count as errors.

Rust around wheel nuts may mean:

Explanation
Rust around wheel nuts may mean that they are loose. Check the tightness of the nuts if you see any rust in the area.

When stopping at a railroad crossing, opening the forward door:

Explanation
When stopping a bus at a railroad crossing, you should open your forward door if doing so will improve your ability to see or hear an approaching train.

Your vehicle's final position should be:

Explanation
You should finish each exercise with your vehicle in the exact position described by the examiner. You can be penalized for failing to complete an exercise exactly in the manner described by the examiner, potentially resulting in failure of the basic control skills test.

When taking the on-road test, you will be evaluated on regular traffic checks. You should not:

Explanation
While taking the on-road driving skills test, check for traffic and use your mirrors regularly, especially when encountering intersections. Scan and check for pedestrians in areas where they may be present.

Eating while driving:

Explanation
To reduce the chances of driving distracted, you should avoid eating, drinking, or smoking while driving. Anything that diverts attention from the task of driving is a distraction.

Bridges usually:

Explanation
Bridges usually freeze before the rest of the road. You should be especially careful when crossing bridges if the temperature is near the freezing point.
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