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. Hydroplaning usually occurs:

Explanation
Hydroplaning occurs on surfaces where water has collected. If there is enough water, vehicles can hydroplane at speeds as low as 30 mph. Hydroplaning becomes more likely if tires are under-inflated or if the tread is worn.

2. When turning, when should the turn signal be canceled?

Explanation
Always signal continuously through a turn. Do not cancel a signal until the turn is finished.

3. When traveling on a downgrade, your vehicle will:

Explanation
Gravity causes a vehicle's speed to increase when traveling on a downgrade. Adjust your speed before reaching a downgrade.

4. During the vehicle inspection test, you will be asked to:

Explanation
During the vehicle inspection test, you will be asked to do a complete inspection of your vehicle. You will need to explain what you are inspecting and why.

5. When asked to make a lane change during the driving test, you should:

Explanation
You will be asked to change lanes during the on-road driving test. When the examiner asks you to do this, you should make the necessary traffic checks and use the proper signals before changing lanes.

6. Rust around wheel nuts may mean:

Explanation
Rust around wheel nuts may mean that they are loose. Check the tightness of the nuts if you see any rust in the area.

7. A stopped bus:

Explanation
You should always exercise caution when driving near a stopped bus. There could be passengers in the vicinity and the bus may either prevent them from seeing you or you from seeing them.
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