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 Kansas Commercial Driver License Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers Safely, Air Brakes, 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. Truck tractors with air brakes built on or after March 1, 1997 must have:

Explanation
Truck tractors with air brakes built on or after March 1, 1997 must be equipped with Anti-Lock Braking Systems (ABS).

2. Which of the following is not a part of an air brake system?

Explanation
Air brakes consists of three separate braking systems: the service brake system, the parking brake system, and the emergency brake system.

3. What is the number one cause of death and injury in work zones?

Explanation
Speeding traffic is the main cause of death and injury in work zones. Drive with special caution when traveling near road workers.

4. When performing the stop/start maneuver as a part of the skills test, you should:

Explanation
During the on-road driving skills test, you will be asked to pull your vehicle over to the side of the road and stop as if you were going to get out and check something on your vehicle. As you prepare to make this stop, you must check traffic; activate your turn signal; decelerate smoothly with even braking, changing gears as needed; and bring your vehicle to a full stop without coasting.

5. When backing a truck, you should:

Explanation
To remain aware of hazards behind your vehicle when backing, you should frequently check your mirrors on both sides of the vehicle. Have a helper watch your blind spots whenever possible.

6. Before driving a bus, you must:

Explanation
A bus must always be inspected before it is driven. The inspection process must include a review of the inspection report made by the previous driver. You should operate the vehicle only if defects listed on the inspection report have been certified as repaired or as not needing to be repaired.

7. Emergency exit signs:

Explanation
The emergency exit signs on a bus must always be clearly visible. The emergency door light must work properly, if applicable.
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