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 North Dakota Commercial Driver Guide. Questions come from chapters covering: Driving Safely, Transporting Cargo, Air Brakes, 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. What is a wig wag?

Explanation
A wig wag is a type of low air pressure warning device in an air brake system. It drops a mechanical arm into the driver's view when the air pressure in the tanks falls below 60 psi.

2. Both systems in a dual air brake systems share:

Explanation
Both systems in a dual air brake system share a single air compressor. If the air compressor is damaged, neither system will be able to operate properly.

3. Brake fade is a result of:

Explanation
If brakes are used too much, they will overheat and become less effective. This is referred to as brake fade.

4. Spring brakes come on:

Explanation
Spring brakes come on automatically when air pressure drops to an unsafe psi level. Instead of waiting for the spring brakes to automatically activate, you should safely exit the road as soon as you notice the low pressure warning signal and bring your vehicle to a stop while you are still able to control the brakes.

5. Fueling with passengers on board:

Explanation
You should not refuel a bus while passengers are on board, unless it is absolutely necessary to do so. In particular, never refuel a bus carrying passengers while inside an enclosed building.

6. A driver should always:

Explanation
While driving, you should continually scan the road to spot potential hazards in advance. Make emergency plans for how to deal with the hazards if they become dangerous.

7. Where can you find the tire load rating?

Explanation
A tire load rating is the maximum safe weight that can be carried by a tire at a specified pressure. This number is stated on the side of each tire.
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