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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8. In the event of an engine fire, you should not:

Explanation
In the event of an engine fire, you should turn off the engine as soon as possible. Do not open the hood if you can avoid it. Shoot foam through the louvers or from the vehicle’s underside.

9. A driver should stop after a short distance after changing a tire to:

Explanation
After a tire has been changed, you should stop after a short distance to re-check the tightness of the wheel nuts.

10. A tread depth of ____ should be in every major groove of a front tire.

Explanation
For safe operation, a commercial motor vehicle needs a tread depth of 4/32 of an inch in every major groove on the front tires, and a tread depth of 2/32 of an inch on other tires.

11. Baggage and freight should be stored in a way that:

Explanation
On a bus, all baggage and freight should be stored in a manner that allows the driver to move freely and easily; allows riders to exit by any window or door in an emergency; and protects riders from injury if items fall or shift.

12. Steering that feels heavy is often a sign of:

Explanation
If steering begins to feel heavy, it is likely that one of your front tires has failed. If you feel a change to your steering, you should exit the road as quickly as is safely possible and check your tires.

13. Areas of the road that are shaded:

Explanation
Because they are exposed to less sunlight, shaded patches of road will stay cooler longer than other areas of the road. Due to the lack of direct sunlight, shady areas can remain icy and slippery after ice on other areas of the road has melted.

14. Pre-trip inspections are:

Explanation
Federal and state laws require drivers to inspect their vehicles before every trip, regardless of length.
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