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.

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8. After two violations of any state law regarding hand-held mobile phone use:

Explanation
If you are twice convicted of violating any state law regarding hand-held mobile phone use, your CDL will be disqualified. Consequences will become more severe with subsequent violations.

9. If the coolant temperature gauge goes above the highest safe temperature, you should:

Explanation
If the coolant temperature gauge goes above the highest safe temperature, you should stop driving as soon as possible and try to figure out what is wrong. There could be an issue in your vehicle that could lead to engine failure and possibly a fire.

10. When entering fog, you should:

Explanation
If at all possible, it is best to avoid driving in fog. However, if you must drive through fog, slow down before reaching it.

11. Roads are most slippery right after it begins to rain because:

Explanation
Roads are particularly slippery when it first begins to rain. The water mixes with oil drippings on the road that have not yet washed away, creating a slippery and dangerous mixture.

12. According to a National Sleep Foundation poll, about ____ of people have driven while sleepy.

Explanation
According to the National Sleep Foundation’s Sleep in America poll, 60 percent of Americans have driven while feeling sleepy, and 36 percent admit to having actually fallen asleep while driving.

13. During the driving test, when encountering a railroad crossing, you should:

Explanation
During the on-road driving test, do not stop, change gears, pass another vehicle, or change lanes while any part of your vehicle is in a railroad crossing.

14. When starting an engine:

Explanation
After a vehicle is started, the warning lights and buzzers should go out after a few seconds. If the warning signals do not turn off, there may be something wrong with the vehicle.
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