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To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test consisting of 20 multiple choice questions. Each question has four answer..

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 Ohio Commercial Driver’s 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.

Passing grade:

During a trip, carry-on baggage:

Explanation
The aisles and stairwells on a bus must always be kept clear. It is important to keep aisles clear so that no passengers trip while using them.

If a bus has stopped at an intermediate stop or its final destination, passengers should be told:

Explanation
When stopping a bus at either an intermediate stop or its final destination, the driver should announce the location of the stop, the reason for stopping, the next departure time, and the bus number.

If another driver is tailgating you, you should:

Explanation
If you are being tailgated, you should increase the distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead. This will reduce your need to make sudden moves, and will also allow the tailgater more room to pass you. Speeding up when being tailgated is not advised because it may result in the tailgater continuing to follow you closely at the higher speed, only increasing the danger.

After a bus trip is completed, the vehicle:

Explanation
Buses should be inspected at the end of every trip. Key safety items could have been damaged by passengers, so an inspection allows these damages to be repaired before another trip is made.

When asked to make a lane change during the driving test, you should:

Explanation
You will be asked to change lanes during the on-road driving test. When the examiner asks you to do this, you should make the necessary traffic checks and use the proper signals before changing lanes.

A driver who stops at a green light could be:

Explanation
It is important to observe other drivers' actions and identify clues that a person could be driving impaired. Drivers who have had too much to drink, are sleepy, are on drugs, or are ill can present hazards to other drivers. One sign that a driver may be impaired is that they stop in inappropriate places, such as at green traffic lights.

A distracted driver:

Explanation
Distracted drivers perceive hazards on the road more slowly than drivers who are focused, or they do not perceive hazards at all.
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