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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 New Jersey CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The NJ passenger test covers the following sections of the New Jersey CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this NJ practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. The brake and accelerator interlock system (if your bus has one):
applies the brakes when the rear door is closed.
should never be used in place of the parking brake.
should be used in place of the service brake.
is used to shut the air off and put on the trailer emergency brakes.
2. If you experience a loss of hydraulic pressure, you should do all of the following except:
Pump the brakes
Use the parking brake
Put the transmission in Neutral
3. You should do an after-trip inspection:
at least once a week.
once a month.
after each stop.
after each trip.
4. If you are being tailgated, you should do all of the following except:
Turn on your taillights
Increase your following distance
Reduce your speed gradually
Try to let the other vehicle pass
5. 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.
6. Before driving your bus, you must:
clean the interior.
ensure the emergency exit door is open.
review the inspection report.
All of the above.
7. How far ahead do most good drivers look?
50 to 60 seconds
3 to 4 seconds
12 to 15 seconds
6 to 8 seconds
8. Walkers, joggers, and bicyclists wearing headsets:
are usually aware of what is happening around them.
may not hear you.
can usually hear the sounds of traffic.
can always see you.
9. Texting while operating a commercial motor vehicle is:
only allowed at night.
acceptable if you are contacting your supervisor.
acceptable if you are contacting your dispacther.
10. Never refuel your bus:
with a higher grade of fuel.
in a closed building with riders on board.
while the windows are open.
All of the above.
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NJ CDL Passenger Test

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