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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 Mexico CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The NM passenger test covers the following sections of the New Mexico CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this NM practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. Which of the following is not a rule for using turn signals?
Don't signal unless another vehicle is behind you
Cancel your signal after you have turned
Signal early
2. Before operating the vehicle, the driver should:
rely on the last vehicle inspection and skip the pre-trip inspection.
review the last vehicle inspection report.
should not review the vehicle inspection report and immediately try to find any vehicle defects.
3. After unloading at the school, you should walk through the bus to:
close the door.
to check for items left by students and hiding or sleeping students.
make sure no students are returning to the bus.
4. Which of the following is not a sign of fatigue?
Rubbing eyes
Keeping a steady speed
Frequent blinking
5. Baggage and freight should be secured in a way that:
allows riders to quickly take their baggage with them in an emergency.
allows riders to easily identify their baggage before they get off the bus in an emergency.
allows riders to exit by any window or door in an emergency.
6. How far should you look ahead when driving? At least:
8 to 12 seconds
5 to 8 seconds
12 to 15 seconds
7. When possible, you should park:
so you will be able to pull forward when you leave.
so you will have to back up when you leave.
on the shoulder.
8. When dealing with a drunk or disruptive rider, you must:
take this rider to the closest police department.
ensure the rider's safety, as well as that of others.
discharge the disruptive rider immediately.
9. To avoid blinding others, you should dim your lights within _____  of an oncoming vehicle.
None of the above.
10. If there is a fire and you are not sure what to use to put it out, you should:
use a fire extinguisher.
use water.
wait for firefighters.
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CDL Passenger Test NM

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