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.

Number of Question
Passing Score

15. Pre-trip inspections should be done:

Explanation
A pre-trip inspection should be completed in the same way before every drive. Consistency will help you learn all of the proper steps and decrease the likelihood that you will forget to check something.

16. Which of the following is not a good rule when using turn signals?

Explanation
When using your turn signals, you should signal well before the turn or lane change, signal continuously throughout the turn or lane change, and cancel the signal after you have completed your move.

17. When starting from a complete stop, a vehicle should:

Explanation
To avoid hitting vehicles behind you, you must ensure that your vehicle will not roll backward when you start moving forward from a stopped position.

18. Black ice is:

Explanation
Black ice is a layer of ice that is thin and clear enough for the road to be visible through it. The surface will look like a wet road. Always be alert to black ice if the road looks wet when the temperature is below freezing.

19. Too much air pressure in a tire:

Explanation
Tires should never have too much air pressure. Be sure to check your tires' air pressure with a gauge during inspections.

20. How many daily hours of sleep does an adult need to maintain alertness?

Explanation
Being properly rested is essential to the safe operation of a CMV. To maintain alertness, most people need eight to nine hours of sleep per night.
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