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 Louisiana Commercial Driver License Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Transporting Cargo, 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.
Number of Question
1. When loading a trailer, you should:
A load of cargo must be properly balanced. Placing too much weight over an axle can damage the axle and make it more difficult for you to steer. Placing too little weight over an axle can cause poor traction, also leading to difficult handling.
2. Hanging meat as cargo is usually:
A cargo of hanging meat can be very unstable, both because the meat swings about in transit and because its center of gravity is high.
3. Having weight loaded in a way that creates a high center of gravity:
Transporting cargo that is loaded with a high center of gravity increases the risk that the transporting vehicle will tip over. Cargo should be loaded with a safe weight distribution.
4. Which of the following is not a reason to cover cargo?
You should cover your cargo to protect people from the cargo if it spills, as well as to protect the cargo from the weather.
5. Brakes out of adjustment will:
Brakes out of adjustment will fade before those that are properly adjusted. Brake adjustment must be checked frequently to help prevent brake issues.
6. Some air brake systems introduce alcohol into the system to:
Some air brake systems contain an alcohol evaporator. An evaporator introduces alcohol into the system to help inhibit the formation of ice in cold weather.
7. During the driving test, when encountering a railroad crossing, you should: