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The passenger endorsement applies to drivers who want to drive a bus in any Class A, B, or C CDL. Applicants must pass a special knowledge test, and must pass skills tests in a passenger vehicle. The Delaware CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The DE passenger test covers the following sections of the Delaware CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this DE practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. When you discharge a drunk or disruptive rider, you must:
put the rider off the bus as soon as possible.
go back to the previous stop and make sure it is a well-lit area.
call 911 if you have to discharge the rider in an unsafe place.
ensure the rider's safety.
2. Pre-trip inspections:
should not be done unless the vehicle has problems that could cause a breakdown.
should always be done in the same order.
should not be done when a vehicle inspection report is available.
are optional when the driver is familiar with the vehicle.
3. You should be especially alert for drunk drivers:
in the early evening.
in the morning.
late at night.
around shopping areas.
4. If an aggressive driver confronts you, you should NOT:
ignore gestures.
try to get out of their way.
try to let them pass.
make eye contact.
5. Baggage and freight should be secured in a way that:
allows riders to easily identify their baggage before they get off the bus in an emergency.
blocks one exit, but allows riders to exit by any remaining window or door in an emergency.
allows riders to quickly take their baggage with them in an emergency.
allows riders to exit by any window or door in an emergency.
6. When approaching a vehicle with a distracted driver, you should:
quickly pass the vehicle.
maintain your safe following distance.
sound your horn.
change lanes quickly.
7. When changing lanes, you should:
do it slowly, so a driver you did not see may have a chance to honk their horn.
turn sharply.
ensure that the vehicle behind you has moved into your blind spot.
do it quickly so other vehicles won't get into the lane.
8. What should you do when confronted by an aggressive driver?
Challenge them by speeding up
Hold-your-own in your travel lane
Ignore gestures
Make eye contact
9. When approaching a stopped bus, you must be aware that:
a student may be driving the bus.
passengers crossing in front of the bus can always see you.
passengers may cross in front of or behind the bus.
passing a stopped bus is illegal.
10. If you are being tailgated, you should:
try to let the other vehicle pass.
turn on your taillights.
drive on the shoulder.
speed up.
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DE CDL Passenger Test

Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:16
Passing score:80%
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