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 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.

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8. Do not base your decision to shift gears on:

Explanation
One way to know when it is time to shift gears is to learn your vehicle's operating rpm range. You should shift up when your engine reaches the top of that range. You can also learn which speeds each gear is good for and shift up based on your speedometer.

9. Drivers must have a CDL if operating a vehicle designed to carry at least:

Explanation
You must have a commercial driver license to operate a vehicle designed to seat 16 or more people, including the driver.

10. If you must drive in reverse, using driver's side backing:

Explanation
If you must back up, it is safest to back toward the driver's side of the vehicle. This way, as the driver, you will have the best possible view of your path of travel.

11. If confronted by an aggressive driver, you should:

Explanation
If confronted by an aggressive driver, it is most important to get out of their way, if possible. Do not make eye contact with the driver, as doing so could provoke them. Do not let them provoke you with their actions.

12. When pulled over to the side of the road, you should:

Explanation
When stopped on the side of the road, be sure to turn on your vehicle's four-way emergency flashers, especially during times of lowered visibility. Place warning devices within 10 minutes of being stopped.

13. Water that has collected on a roadway can cause:

Explanation
The risk of hydroplaning begins when water has collected on the surface of a road.

14. If taking the driving test and the route does not include a railroad crossing, you:

Explanation
If your on-road driving test route does not include a railroad crossing, you may be asked to explain and demonstrate the proper railroad crossing procedures to the examiner at a simulated location.
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