Passenger

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.. Read More

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 Illinois Commercial Driver’s License Study Guide. 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. Most drivers are the least alert:

Explanation
Fatigue and lack of alertness are major hazards when driving at night. Most people are the least alert at night, especially after midnight.

2. If federal inspectors judge your vehicle to be unsafe, they can:

Explanation
If a federal or state inspector judges a CMV to be unsafe, they may put it out-of-service until it is fixed.

3. The minimum size of placards identifying hazardous materials is:

Explanation
Hazardous materials placards must be at least 10 and three-quarter inches square.

4. A danger of looking at one mirror for too long is:

Explanation
When checking your mirrors, only look at them quickly. If you concentrate on one mirror for too long, you may travel a substantial distance down the road without being aware of what is ahead, missing important information about upcoming hazards.

5. If you must drive in reverse, it is helpful to:

Explanation
If you must drive in reverse, you should first walk around the vehicle to check for hazards in your path of travel. Make frequent use of the mirrors on both sides of your vehicle while backing. Always back up as slowly as possible.

6. A pre-trip inspection should include:

Explanation
A pre-trip inspection should include a check of components in the engine compartment, including a check of the engine oil level.

7. If a bus is disabled while passengers are still on board:

Explanation
A bus that is disabled while passengers are on board should not be towed or pushed, unless it is absolutely necessary. If needed, the bus should be towed or pushed only as far as the nearest safe location for the passengers to be discharged.
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