To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test consisting 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 Idaho Commercial Driver’s License Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers Safely, Transporting Cargo, 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
1. If you plan to transport hazardous materials, you will:
You must have a hazardous materials endorsement to transport any hazardous materials that require the vehicle to be placarded.
2. Hanging meat as cargo is usually:
An operator should drive with care when transporting a cargo of hanging meat. Such a load is unstable, both because it has a high center of gravity and because the swinging of the meat can affect the driver's handling of the vehicle.
3. A driver should ensure that:
It is essential to the safe operation of a CMV that cargo be properly loaded. Improper loading can affect handling and damage the vehicle. Additionally, improperly loaded materials can cause injury or death by falling off of the vehicle.
4. An empty truck:
Empty trucks require longer stopping distances than full trucks because they have less traction available.
5. What is a drawback of retarders?
A retarder is a device that helps to slow a vehicle, reducing the need for a driver to use the brakes. However, these devices can be noisy and are not permitted everywhere.
6. To check the automatic transmission fluid level in some vehicles, you will have to:
In some vehicles, it may be necessary to leave the engine running when checking the automatic transmission fluid level.
7. When checking power steering hoses during a pre-trip inspection, you should look for: