Passenger

To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test consisting of 20 multiple choice questions. Each question has three or 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 three or four answer choices. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Test questions come from the Wisconsin Commercial Driver’s Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Driving Safely and Transporting Passengers Safely. The Passenger endorsement can be used with the Class A, B or C CDL.

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1. Placards should be used:

Explanation
Placards must be placed on the outside of vehicles carrying hazardous materials. They identify the specific class or classes of materials being carried and warn others of relevant hazards.

2. When traveling down a hill:

Explanation
When a vehicle is traveling on a downward slope, the force of gravity will cause its speed to increase.

3. If you’re not sure what to do to extinguish a fire in your vehicle, you should:

Explanation
If you are not sure which kind of extinguisher should be used on a fire in your vehicle, particularly a hazardous materials fire, you should wait for the firefighters to arrive and allow them to extinguish it.

4. When pulled off on the side of the road:

Explanation
If you must stop on the side of the road, make sure to use your four-way emergency flashers. This is particularly important at night.

5. Your horn should be used to:

Explanation
Your vehicle's horn is a tool to warn others of your presence. Because the horn may create danger by startling other drivers, you should use it only if necessary.

6. If a bus is disabled while passengers are still on board:

Explanation
A bus that is disabled while passengers are on board should not be towed or pushed, unless it is absolutely necessary. If needed, the bus should be towed or pushed only as far as the nearest safe location for the passengers to be discharged.

7. 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.
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