Passenger

To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test consisting of 20 multiple choice questions. Each question has 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 four answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Test questions come from the New Hampshire CDL Driver’s Guide. 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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1. When checking tires, finding which of the following is not a cause for concern?

Explanation
When checking your vehicle's tires, you should confirm that air pressure is neither too low nor too high; that there is at least 4/32 of an inch of tread depth in every major groove on the front tires; that there is at least 2/32 of an inch of tread depth in grooves on other tires; and that radial and bias-ply tires are not used together.

2. If a vehicle is accompanied by a vehicle inspection report:

Explanation
As the first step of a vehicle inspection, a driver should review any inspection report left by the previous driver.

3. Stopping distance can be affected by:

Explanation
Factors that can affect your vehicle's stopping distance include driving speed, the vehicle's weight, and the slipperiness of the road surface.

4. If you’re unfamiliar with the area in which you must back up, you should:

Explanation
Before backing up, you should get out of your vehicle and look at your line of travel. Check your clearance to the sides and overhead.

5. A curve's posted design speed is:

Explanation
Even under ideal weather conditions, a bus being driven at the posted design speed for a curve could either roll over or slide off the road. For safety, you should reduce your speed before driving a bus around a curve.

6. When checking the exhaust system, it should be:

Explanation
When checking the exhaust system, you should verify that no parts of the system are loose, broken, or missing.

7. Which of the following is not a good way to reduce crashes when turning right?

Explanation
When making a right turn, avoid turning too wide to the left. If you must swing into another lane to complete the turn, you should keep the rear of your vehicle close to the curb. Leaving space to the right of your vehicle while turning right may indicate to other drivers that you are turning left, so they may attempt to pass you on your right.
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