To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test consisting of 20 multiple choice questions. Each question has two, three or four answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Test questions come from the Utah Commercial Driver License Handbook. 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
1. If something is found to be unsafe during a pre-trip inspection, you should:
If a pre-trip inspection reveals anything unsafe about your vehicle, you must get it repaired. It is illegal to operate an unsafe vehicle.
2. To avoid a hazard:
In some emergencies, the best strategy for avoiding a hazard may be to drive onto the shoulder. Most shoulders are strong enough to support the weight of a large vehicle.
3. When using a fire extinguisher on a fire, you should:
When using a fire extinguisher, you should stay as far away from the flames as possible and aim at the base of the fire.
4. When going downhill, switching into a lower gear is an effective way to slow a vehicle.
On a steep downgrade, you must use the engine's braking effect as your primary method of speed control. Be sure to decelerate and downshift appropriately before beginning to drive down the hill.
5. Fueling a bus while passengers are on board is:
A bus should not be refueled while passengers are on board unless it is absolutely necessary to do so. In particular, a bus with riders on board should never be refueled inside an enclosed building.
6. Truck tractors with air brakes built on or after March 1, 1997 must be equipped with:
Truck tractors with air brakes built on or after March 1, 1997 must be equipped with an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS).
7. When applying your brakes, the vehicle should: