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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. If ABS is not working:
the brakes will lock up.
you should pump the brakes.
a yellow malfunction lamp will light up on the control panel.
you should stay off the brake.
2. If you feel drowsy, you should _______ before driving.
drink coffee
listen to upbeat music
3. To avoid distractions while driving, you should:
adjust vehicle controls and mirrors prior to driving.
try to engage in complex conversations with the other occupants.
smoke, eat, and drink only when the road is straight.
use your phone only when there is no traffic around you.
4. If you recognize a distracted driver on the road, you should:
try to pass them.
give them plenty of room.
flash your brake lights at them.
follow them closely.
5. What should you do if your vehicle starts hydroplaning?
Release the accelerator and push in the clutch to let the wheels turn freely.
Accelerate slightly, then push in the clutch to slow down.
Leave the road completely.
Apply the brakes and countersteer to regain control of the vehicle.
6. When approaching a stopped bus, you must be aware that:
passing a stopped bus is illegal.
passengers crossing in front of the bus can always see you.
a student may be driving the bus.
passengers may cross in front of or behind the bus.
7. 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.
8. When driving, you should check your mirrors:
every 4 seconds.
every 10 seconds.
only when there may be a problem.
9. Which of the following is not a way to know when to change gears?
Use road speed (mph)
Check that the pressure gauge shows normal oil pressure
Use engine speed (rpm)
Watch your tachometer
10. If you are being tailgated, you should:
turn on your taillights.
drive on the shoulder.
try to let the other vehicle pass.
speed up.
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NJ Passenger Test

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