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 Commercial Driver Guide. 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. When leaving your vehicle:

Explanation
Parking brakes should be used whenever you park. If necessary, chock your wheels.

2. 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 that each handhold and railing is securely in place and safe to be used.

3. 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.

4. To avoid a collision with a hazard on the roadway:

Explanation
Swerving out of the way of a hazard is sometimes safer than trying to stop before reaching the hazard. You can usually turn away from something more quickly than you can come to a complete stop.

5. When conducting a pre-drive inspection:

Explanation
The first step of a vehicle inspection is to review the last vehicle inspection report. Only sign the report if noted defects are certified to have been repaired.

6. When inspecting your vehicle, you should check for all of the following, except:

Explanation
During a pre-trip inspection, you should verify that the air pressure is neither too low nor too high in any of your tires.

7. Before operating a bus, you should make sure that the:

Explanation
When inspecting the interior of a bus, you must make sure everything is safe and in proper working condition. Make sure emergency exits are properly marked and easy to use.
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