Passenger

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.. Read More

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 Georgia Commercial Driver’s 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

1. Keeping emergency equipment on a bus is:

Explanation
Commercial vehicles must be equipped with the appropriate emergency equipment. Equipment should include a fire extinguisher, emergency reflectors, and spare fuses, if applicable.

2. 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.

3. When traction is poor, a driver should accelerate slowly:

Explanation
Speeding up too quickly on a road with poor traction could cause a driver to lose control of their vehicle. In conditions that cause poor traction, a driver should accelerate especially smoothly and gradually.

4. Charter bus passengers should not be allowed to board until departure time because:

Explanation
To help prevent theft or vandalism, charter bus drivers should not allow passengers to board the vehicle until departure time.

5. Federal and state laws require:

Explanation
Commercial drivers are required by federal and state laws to inspect their vehicles before every trip. Regular inspections can help drivers identify issues before they become dangerous and costly.

6. Texting while driving a CMV is:

Explanation
Texting while driving a commercial motor vehicle is both illegal and dangerous. Manually entering text into or reading text from any electronic device is considered texting.

7. As part of the vehicle inspection test, a CDL applicant may be asked to:

Explanation
While testing for a CDL, an applicant will be required to go through a full vehicle inspection. The vehicle inspection test will include an engine oil level check.
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