Passenger

To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test consisting of 20 multiple choice questions. Each question has four 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 four answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Test questions come from the West Virginia Commercial Driver’s 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.

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Passing Score

1. After a vehicle is started, the engine oil pressure should come up to normal:

Explanation
After a vehicle's engine is started, the engine's oil pressure should rise to its normal level within seconds. Do not drive a vehicle with oil pressure that is too low.

2. When approaching a railroad crossing:

Explanation
You should never rely only on warning signals to alert you to an approaching train. Never try to race a train to a crossing. If there are multiple tracks at a crossing, be sure to check all tracks in both directions before starting to cross.

3. If an approaching driver is using their high beam headlights, you should:

Explanation
If a vehicle is coming toward you while using its high beam headlights, glance away from the headlights and toward the right side of the road until the vehicle has passed. This will keep you from being blinded by the lights.

4. Mirror adjustment should be:

Explanation
The adjustment of your mirrors should be checked prior to the start of all trips. Adjust your mirrors as needed.

5. When driving:

Explanation
Operators driving too fast is a major cause of fatal crashes. You must continually adjust your speed to a rate that is safe for road and traffic conditions.

6. About how many drinks does it take for a 200-pound person to reach a 0.02 percent blood alcohol concentration (BAC)?

Explanation
Alcohol impairment begins long before the legal limit is reached. A 200-pound person will reach a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.02 percent after a single drink.

7. When checking the air and electrical lines during a vehicle inspection, all of the following should be true, except:

Explanation
When examining the air and electrical lines as part of your vehicle inspection test, you must listen for leaks. Ensure that the air hoses and electrical lines are not cut, chafed, spliced, or worn. Make sure air and electrical lines are not tangled, pinched, or dragging against tractor parts.
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