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 Virginia 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.

Number of Question
Passing Score

1. 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.

2. When stopping, you should:

Explanation
When stopping, press down the brake pedal smoothly and gradually.

3. When driving, it is important that you:

Explanation
When driving, you should continually scan the road for possible hazards. Form plans about what you will do if the hazards develop into emergencies.

4. When checking tires, finding which of the following is not a cause for concern?

Explanation
When checking your vehicle's tires, you should confirm that air pressure is neither too low nor too high; that there is at least 4/32 of an inch of tread depth in every major groove on the front tires; and that radial and bias-ply tires are not used together.

5. Aggressive driving is:

Explanation
Aggressive driving is the act of operating a motor vehicle in a selfish, bold, or pushy manner and without regard for the rights or safety of other road users.

6. When taking the driving test and asked to make a turn, you should:

Explanation
When asked to make a turn during the on-road driving test, you must check traffic in all directions and use your turn signal.

7. Which of the following is not a sign of tire failure?

Explanation
If you experience tire failure, you may hear the loud "bang" sound of a blowout or feel a heavy thumping or vibration in your vehicle. If steering begins to feel heavy, or if the rear of your vehicle begins to fishtail, you should stop to check your tires.
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