Passenger

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.. Read More

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 Kentucky 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.

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1. Emergency roof hatches on a bus:

Explanation
On a bus, it is permissible to lock some emergency roof hatches in an open position to allow in fresh air. However, this should not be a regular practice.

2. If being tailgated, you should:

Explanation
If you are being tailgated, you should increase the distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead of you. This reduces the need for you to make sudden changes in speed or direction while making it easier for the tailgater to pass your vehicle.

3. When applying your brakes, the vehicle should:

Explanation
Your vehicle pulling to one side or the other while you are braking can indicate trouble with the brakes.

4. People working on a disabled vehicle:

Explanation
Be cautious when driving near people who are working on a disabled vehicle on the side of the road. They may be focused on the repair and not paying attention to nearby traffic.

5. When driving at highway speeds, you should watch the road about ____ ahead of your vehicle.

Explanation
Stay aware of upcoming obstacles and hazards by consistently watching the road at least 12 to 15 seconds ahead of your vehicle. When traveling at highway speeds, this is equivalent to about a quarter of a mile.

6. When inspecting the interior of a bus, you should:

Explanation
When inspecting the interior of a bus, you must make sure everything is safe and in proper working condition. Take the time to ensure that each handhold and railing is securely in place and safe to be used.

7. When are people usually the least alert?

Explanation
Most drivers are the least alert at night, especially after midnight. Therefore, crashes due to fatigued driving are more likely at night than any other time of day.
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