Double

This endorsement is required if the driver will pull two or three trailers. To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test. The test consists of 20 multiple choice.. Read More

This endorsement is required if the driver will pull two or three trailers. To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test. The test consists of 20 multiple choice questions. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Each question has three possible answer choices. Test questions come from the Rhode Island Commercial Driver License Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Driving Safely, Air Brakes (if applicable), Combination Vehicles and Doubles and Triples. The Double/Triple endorsement can be used with the Class A CDL.

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1. The use of a hand-held mobile device while driving is:

Explanation
Using a hand-held mobile telephone while operating a CMV is both illegal and dangerous.

2. Air tank drains:

Explanation
Compressed air in an air brake system usually has a certain amount of water and oil in it. This can harm the system if allowed to accumulate. Air tanks have drain valves to aid in removing water and oil from the compressed air.

3. How can you tell if a converter dolly is equipped with anti-lock brakes?

Explanation
Converter dollies built on or after March 1, 1998 are required to have Anti-Lock Braking Systems (ABS). The presence of ABS will be indicated by a yellow lamp on the left side of the dolly.

4. When traveling down a steep grade, you switch into a lower gear:

Explanation
You should shift your vehicle's transmission into a low gear before staring a downhill grade. Be prepared for gravity to increase your vehicle's speed when traveling downhill.

5. Which of the following is not a sign of fatigue?

Explanation
Potential warning signs of fatigue include difficulty focusing, frequent blinking, or heavy eyelids; yawning repeatedly or rubbing your eyes; daydreaming; wandering or disconnected thoughts; trouble remembering the last few miles you've driven; missing exits or traffic signs; having trouble keeping your head up; drifting from your lane; following too closely; hitting a shoulder rumble strip; or feeling restless and irritable.

6. On a slippery surface, stopping distance:

Explanation
A vehicle's regular stopping distance increases on slippery surfaces because there is less available traction.

7. Which of the following is not a sign of a driver becoming tired?

Explanation
Potential warning signs of fatigued driving include difficulty focusing; frequent blinking or heavy eyelids; yawning repeatedly or rubbing one's eyes; daydreaming; wandering or disconnected thinking; trouble remembering the last few miles driven; missing exits or traffic signs; having trouble keeping one's head up; drifting from one's lane; following a vehicle too closely; hitting a shoulder rumble strip; and feeling restless or irritable.
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