Passenger

To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test consisting of 20 multiple choice questions. 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. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Test questions come from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Commercial Driver’s Manual. Questions come from the chapter covering: Transporting Passengers Safely. The Passenger endorsement can be used with the Class A, B or C CDL.

Number of Question
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1. When inspecting the interior of a bus, you should:

Explanation
When inspecting the interior of a bus, you must make sure that everything is safe and in proper working condition. Ensure that all seats are properly fastened to the bus and safe to be used by riders.

2. When carrying multiple classes of approved hazardous materials on a bus, no more than a combined total of ____ of the materials may be transported at once.

Explanation
Buses may carry no more than 500 total pounds of hazardous materials, including no more than 100 pounds of any one class of material.

3. During a bus ride:

Explanation
Do not allow riders to leave carry-on baggage in any doorway or aisle. There should be nothing in the aisle that might trip other riders. Secure baggage in a way that prevents damage.

4. Hazardous materials must be marked with all of the following, except:

Explanation
Hazardous materials must be marked with the name of the material, the identification number, and the appropriate hazard label. Do not transport a hazardous material unless you are positive that it is permitted.

5. When inspecting the interior of a bus, you should:

Explanation
When inspecting the interior of a bus, you must make sure everything is safe and in proper working condition. Take the time to ensure every handhold and railing is securely in place and safe to use.

6. At railroad crossings, bus drivers:

Explanation
When approaching a railroad crossing while driving a bus, you must stop between 15 and 50 feet from the nearest track to look and listen for any approaching trains. Only proceed once you are certain that there are no approaching trains. You do not need to stop at streetcar crossings; if a police officer or flagger is directing traffic; if there is a green traffic signal at the crossing; or at crossings marked "exempt" or "abandoned."

7. When approaching a drawbridge that is controlled by a traffic signal, you may proceed:

Explanation
If approaching a drawbridge that is controlled by a traffic signal displaying a green light, you may slow down and proceed without stopping.
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