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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 Oregon CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The OR passenger test covers the following sections of the Oregon CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this OR practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. Right after it starts to rain, the road is very slippery. Why?
Because rain is very slippery.
Because black ice may form on the road.
Because the water mixes with oil left on the road by vehicles.
None of the above.
2. Do not push or tow a disabled bus with riders aboard the vehicle, unless:
there are 15 students or less.
getting off would be unsafe.
the distance to be covered is less than 5 miles.
the majority of the passengers agree.
3. If you are driving a school bus, the 4-way emergency flashers should:
be used only when a train is approaching.
be activated before crossing railroad tracks.
be activated after crossing railroad tracks.
never be used.
4. Before driving your bus, to be sure it's safe you should:
ask the Safety Certificate to your supervisor.
review the inspection report made by the previous driver.
ask the shipper for the Safety Confirmation report.
review the bus safety guidelines.
5. To prevent rolling back when you start, if you have a manual transmission you should:
never the parking brake.
partly engage the clutch before you take your right foot off the brake.
use the lowest reverse gear.
6. The driver's seat of a bus should have:
a pocket for storage.
an emergency exit handle.
a seat belt.
a brake and accelerator interlock system.
7. Alcohol:
impairs depth perception.
improves muscle coordination.
improves reaction time.
does not affect judgement.
8. Your vehicle should be equipped with all of the following except:
Instructions on how to perform a vehicle inspection test
Fire extinguisher
Spare electrical fuses
Warning devices for parked vehicles
9. With low beams, drivers can see ahead about:
15 feet
250 feet
150 feet
100 feet
10. When going down a steep downgrade, you should primarily brake using:
the service brakes.
the emergency brake.
the braking effect of the engine.
the parking brake.
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OR CDL Passenger Test

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