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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Passing Score

8. When driving under wet conditions, a lack of spray coming from the tires of other vehicles indicates that:

Explanation
In wet conditions, a lack of spray coming from the tires of other vehicles indicates that ice has formed on the road. Be especially cautious when traveling under wet conditions in freezing weather.

9. Aggressive driving is:

Explanation
Aggressive driving is the act of operating a motor vehicle in a selfish, bold, or pushy manner and without regard for the rights or safety of other road users.

10. When passing another vehicle, you should:

Explanation
Whenever you pass another driver, bicyclist, or pedestrian, you should assume as a precaution that they do not see you.

11. Traction is important in:

Explanation
You will not be able to brake or steer your vehicle without adequate traction. Ensure that your tires are in proper working condition before beginning a trip.

12. How does doubling your speed from 20 mph to 40 mph affect your vehicle's braking distance?

Explanation
Increasing your vehicle's speed will increase your vehicle's striking power and braking distance. Doubling your vehicle's speed from 20 to 40 mph will quadruple its braking distance.

13. A stopped bus:

Explanation
You should always exercise caution when driving near a stopped bus. There could be passengers in the vicinity and the bus may either prevent them from seeing you or you from seeing them.

14. When slowing down, you should ____ to warn other drivers

Explanation
Before slowing down, it can be a good idea to lightly tap your brakes. This will cause your brake lights to flash, providing a warning to motorists behind you.
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