Passenger

To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test consisting of 20 multiple choice questions. Each question has three or 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 three or four answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Test questions come from the Nevada 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.

Number of Question
Passing Score

1. As part of the vehicle inspection test, a CDL applicant may be asked to:

Explanation
While testing for a CDL, an applicant will be required to go through a full vehicle inspection. The vehicle inspection test will include an engine oil level check.

2. Which of the following indicates drowsy driving?

Explanation
Indicators of drowsiness while driving include your eyes closing or going out of focus by themselves, having trouble keeping your head up, and drifting between lanes.

3. When exiting your vehicle, you:

Explanation
When exiting your vehicle during the basic vehicle control skills test, you must face the vehicle and maintain three points of contact at all times. If your testing vehicle is a bus, you must maintain contact with the handrail. Exiting the vehicle incorrectly may result in automatic failure of the basic control skills test.

4. When driving, the steering wheel should be:

Explanation
Hold the steering wheel firmly with both hands, placing them on opposite sides of the wheel.

5. If one-fourth of the leaves in a leaf spring are missing when a vehicle is inspected:

Explanation
When inspecting a vehicle's suspension, you should look for broken or missing leaves in the leaf springs. Any defect of this kind is dangerous. If one-fourth or more of the leaves are missing from any leaf spring, the vehicle must be put out-of-service.

6. You should always be able to stop within:

Explanation
It is essential that your vehicle will be able to stop within the area of the road that you are able to see. This means that you must slow down whenever conditions reduce visibility.

7. A cargo van is:

Explanation
The added weight of a heavy load will make a vehicle sit lower than usual. A vehicle will often be taller when carrying a light load than when carrying a heavy load. If your vehicle fits under an overpass while carrying a full load, it is not guaranteed that it will fit under the same overpass if it is empty.
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