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 York State Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Handbook. 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. Carry-on bags should be placed:

Explanation
Bus passengers should not be allowed to leave items in the aisle or doorways of the bus. All baggage and cargo must be secured in a manner that will allow passengers to exit the bus by any door or window in the event of an emergency.

2. When a tire goes flat, you may hear a loud bang. The truck will be affected:

Explanation
There may be a delay of a few seconds between the sound of a tire failing and the time that the vehicle is affected by the tire failure. Because of the short delay, a driver may initially believe that the sound came from another vehicle.

3. If you plan to slow down, you can warn drivers behind you by:

Explanation
Before slowing down, it is a good idea to flash your brake lights by lightly tapping your brake pedal a few times. This will warn drivers behind you of your plans to slow down.

4. One way to overcome the challenges of blind spots is to:

Explanation
You should make frequent mirror checks to monitor the traffic around you. This should help you notice if surrounding vehicles begin to move into your blind spots.

5. If a vehicle is found to be over-length during a pre-trip inspection, the driver should:

Explanation
If a pre-trip inspection reveals a load to be oversize, the driver must confirm that all required signs, flags, lamps, and reflectors are safely and properly mounted, and that and all required permits are in their possession.

6. Buses must never carry ____ in the space occupied by passengers.

Explanation
Buses must never carry labeled radioactive materials in the area occupied by passengers.

7. If you realize you may be running late to your destination, you should:

Explanation
To avoid engaging in dangerous and aggressive driving behavior, you should relax and accept any delays that arise throughout a trip. To help avoid the stress of arriving late to a destination, plan for likely delays when planning your drive.
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