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.

Number of Question
Passing Score

15. Tread depth in the major grooves on a front tire should be at least:

Explanation
Tires need to have at least 4/32 of an inch of tread depth in every major groove on the front tires, and at least 2/32 of an inch of tread depth on other tires.

16. Emergency exit signs:

Explanation
The emergency exit signs on a bus must always be clearly visible. The emergency door light must work properly, if applicable.

17. During the steering box portion of the vehicle inspection test, you should not:

Explanation
Before a trip, ensure that the steering box is securely mounted. Check for missing nuts, bolts, and cotter keys. Be sure that there are no power steering fluid leaks and that there is no damage to power steering hoses.

18. Belts in the engine compartment should be:

Explanation
When inspecting your vehicle's engine, check the belts for tightness and excessive wear. The amount of "give" that is safe for each belt in a given engine will vary, so learn what is appropriate for your vehicle.

19. An example of mandatory emergency equipment is:

Explanation
Mandatory emergency equipment includes: at least one fire extinguisher; spare electrical fuses (unless the vehicle is equipped with circuit breakers); and warning devices for parked vehicles (such as reflective triangles).

20. If a vehicle is found to be over-length during a pre-trip inspection, the driver should:

Explanation
If a pre-trip inspection reveals a load to be oversize, the driver must confirm that all required signs, flags, lamps, and reflectors are safely and properly mounted, and that and all required permits are in their possession.
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