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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 Maryland CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The MD passenger test covers the following sections of the Maryland CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this MD practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. Banked curves:
can be taken at any speed.
should always be avoided.
are reserved for pedestrians.
have a safe "design speed".
2. To avoid a hazard:
changing lanes is always the best thing to do.
stopping is always the best thing to do.
driving on the shoulder of the road is always the best thing to do.
steering away from what is ahead may be the best thing to do.
3. On any upgrade, gravity:
doesn't affect your speed.
slows you down.
speed you up.
doubles your speed.
4. If you are being tailgated, you should:
try to let the other vehicle pass.
turn on your taillights.
speed up.
drive on the shoulder.
5. The vehicle inspection report:
ensures that vehicle inspections are conducted regularly.
ensures that when the driver gets behind the wheel, the mechanic is responsible for the safe operation of the vehicle.
tells the shipper how to package the materials.
tells the motor carrier about problems that may need fixing.
6. Which of the following is a good way to avoid becoming an aggressive driver?
Avoid talking on your cell phone.
Keep your following distance reasonable.
Be realistic about your travel time.
All of the above.
7. At drawbridges that do not have a signal light or traffic control attendant, you must stop at least _______ before the draw of the bridge.
15 feet
75 feet
50 feet
30 feet
8. Carry-on baggage:
must be left in the aisle.
may be left in the aisle.
should not be left in the aisle.
None of the above.
9. You should always adjust your speed to be able to stop within:
30 feet.
the length of your vehicle.
50 feet.
the distance you can see ahead.
10. After starting the engine, the ABS light stays on. This means:
the ABS oil level is not adequate.
the ABS is working properly.
the ABS is in Neutral.
the ABS is not working properly.
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MD Passenger Test

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