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.

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1. When inspecting the exhaust system, which of the following should not cause concern?

Explanation
When inspecting a vehicle's exhaust system, be alert to a number of potential problems, including loose, broken, or missing exhaust pipes, mufflers, tailpipes, or vertical stacks; loose, broken, or missing mounting brackets, clamps, bolts, or nuts; exhaust system parts rubbing against fuel system parts, tires, or other moving parts of the vehicle; and exhaust system parts that are leaking.

2. Distracted drivers may be:

Explanation
You may be able to tell that another driver is distracted if you can see them drifting within a lane or across lane dividers; traveling at inconsistent speeds; being preoccupied with a cell phone, a map, food, or other items; or engaging in conversation with passengers.

3. A fatigued driver:

Explanation
If you are fatigued, you will not see or react to hazards as quickly as you would if you were fully energized and awake. You will be impaired in making critical decisions.

4. 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.

5. While driving, you should:

Explanation
While driving, you should consistently check the road ahead for hazards. Develop a plan to deal with any hazards that could arise.

6. How does doubling your speed from 20 mph to 40 mph affect your vehicle's braking distance?

Explanation
Increasing your vehicle's speed will increase your vehicle's striking power and braking distance. Doubling your vehicle's speed from 20 to 40 mph will multiply its braking distance by four.

7. A curve's posted design speed is:

Explanation
Even under ideal weather conditions, a bus being driven at the posted design speed for a curve could either roll over or slide off the road. For safety, you should reduce your speed before driving a bus around a curve.
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