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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 York CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The NY passenger test covers the following sections of the New York CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this NY practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. The standee line:
tells the school bus driver where to steer.
shows riders where they cannot stand.
is used at bus stops.
is part of the braking system.
2. One way to prevent hydroplaning is to:
use the controlled braking method.
make sure you have enough tread on your tires.
take curves at higher speeds.
have less than 4/32 inch tread depth in every major groove on front tires.
3. When inspecting your bus, make sure that:
signaling devices are working.
emergency exit handles are in safe working condition.
seats are safe for riders.
all of the above have been checked.
4. What should you do if your vehicle starts hydroplaning?
Accelerate slightly, then push in the clutch to slow down.
Apply the brakes and countersteer to regain control of the vehicle.
Leave the road completely.
Release the accelerator and push in the clutch to let the wheels turn freely.
5. Before driving your bus, make sure ________ do not have recapped or regrooved tires.
the rear wheels
the spare wheels
the front wheels
None of the above.
6. To ensure passenger safety during loading and unloading, bus drivers should:
always ensure that passengers are safely on the bus before closing the door(s).
start and stop as smoothly as possible.
allow passengers enough time to sit down or brace themselves before departing.
All of the above.
7. When making a turn you should:
signal early.
make gestures to get the attention of other drivers.
honk your horn.
turn the signal off before entering the turn.
8. When driving, you should check your mirrors:
every 4 seconds.
every 10 seconds.
only when there may be a problem.
9. Buses must never carry:
small arms ammunition labeled ORM-D.
tear gas.
hospital supplies.
drunk passengers.
10. Which of the following statements about fueling a bus with riders is true?
Before fueling your bus with riders on board you should tell passengers about the refueling.
Fueling your bus with riders on board should be avoided unless absolutely necessary.
It should only be done during trips more than 150 miles long.
All of the above.
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NY CDL Passenger Test

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