Passenger

To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test consisting of 20 multiple choice questions. Each question has three 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 three answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Test questions come from the Oklahoma Commercial Driver 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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1. If your brakes fail when traveling downhill, decide what to do as quickly as possible because:

Explanation
However you choose to deal with a brake failure on a downhill slope, it is important that you make your decision as quickly as possible. The longer you wait to act, the faster your vehicle will be moving, and the harder it will become to stop.

2. When approaching a railroad crossing, a bus driver should:

Explanation
When approaching a railroad crossing, bus drivers should stop their vehicle between 15 and 50 feet from the nearest track and look both ways for a train. The driver should not proceed until they are certain no trains are approaching.

3. During the driving test, when asked to make a lane change:

Explanation
When asked to make a lane change during the on-road driving test, you should make the proper traffic checks, use your turn signal, and smoothly change lanes when it is safe to do so.

4. ____ is a thin layer of ice that forms on road surfaces.

Explanation
Black ice is a thin layer of ice that is clear enough for the road surface to be seen through it. A road covered in black ice may look like it is merely wet instead of icy. Always be on the lookout for black ice if a road surface looks wet and temperatures are around the freezing mark.

5. Texting while driving is especially dangerous because:

Explanation
Texting while driving is particularly dangerous because it is both a mental and physical distraction to the driver. In addition to diverting a driver's mental attention away from the road, texting requires a person to remove at least one hand from the vehicle's controls.

6. When changing lanes:

Explanation
Always use your turn signals and check your mirrors when changing lanes.

7. If you are transporting a drunk passenger, you should:

Explanation
If a passenger is drunk and disruptive, you are still responsible for their safety. They should be discharged in a safe location, which may be the next scheduled stop or another well-lit area where other people are present.
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