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 Indiana Commercial Driver License 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
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1. Alcohol is removed from the body:

Explanation
The liver removes alcohol from the body at a fixed rate that cannot be accelerated through common tricks, such as drinking coffee or taking a cold shower. The only way to sober up after drinking is to give your body the time it requires to process the alcohol out of your system.

2. A posted speed limit that is safe for cars:

Explanation
Posted speed limits on roadways, especially through turns and curves, may be safe for cars but too fast for buses. Drivers of large vehicles should be aware of how fast their vehicle can safely be driven.

3. If a vehicle has a vehicle inspection report, the driver:

Explanation
For the first step of a vehicle inspection, you should review the last inspection report on your vehicle, if there is one. The carrier should have repaired any problems noted on the report.

4. If your vehicle is equipped with a cargo lift, you should ensure that:

Explanation
When checking a cargo lift as part of your vehicle inspection test, you should check for leaking, damaged, or missing parts. The lift must be fully retracted and latched securely.

5. Brake pads should:

Explanation
When inspecting your brakes, you should verify that the shoes and pads do not have any oil, grease, or brake fluid on them.

6. When carrying multiple classes of approved hazardous materials on a bus, no more than a combined total of ____ of the materials may be transported at once.

Explanation
Buses may carry no more than 500 total pounds of hazardous materials, including no more than 100 pounds of any one class of material.

7. Windshield wiper blades should be:

Explanation
When inspecting your vehicle, you should check the wiper blades for damage, stiff rubber, and proper securement. Clean the blades if they are dirty.
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