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 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.

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8. When approaching a drawbridge controlled by a green traffic light:

Explanation
If a drawbridge is controlled by a traffic signal that is displaying a green light, a bus does not need to stop before crossing the bridge. However, a bus driver should always slow down before crossing a drawbridge to make sure that it is safe to proceed.

9. What is removed when an air tank is drained?

Explanation
In an air brake system, air tanks have drains to remove accumulations of water and compressor oil. Allowing water and oil to accumulate in the system could cause damage to the brakes.

10. Loading cargo improperly:

Explanation
Proper loading and securement of cargo is essential for safety. Improperly loaded cargo could damage a vehicle, as well as cause injury or death by falling off in a collision or sudden stop.

11. For a basic vehicle control skills test, you are expected to be able to:

Explanation
Maneuvers that may be included in the basic vehicle control skills test include straight line backing, offset back/right parking, offset back/left parking, driver side parallel parking, conventional parallel parking, and alley docking.

12. Friction in an S-cam brake is caused when the brake shoes and linings:

Explanation
Friction inside a brake drum is caused when the brake shoes and linings push against the inside of the drum. The friction in the drums will slow and stop the vehicle.

13. If you will be transporting hazardous materials that require placards, you must:

Explanation
To operate a vehicle of any size that is used to transport hazardous materials requiring placards, you must have a CDL with a hazardous materials endorsement.

14. The air compressor is connected to the:

Explanation
The air compressor of an air brake system is connected to the engine through gears or a v-belt. The compressor may be air-cooled or cooled by the engine cooling system.
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