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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 Rhode Island CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The RI passenger test covers the following sections of the Rhode Island CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this RI practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. How does ABS help you?
ABS replaces your normal brakes and helps you  to stop faster.
ABS makes stab braking more effective.
ABS helps you avoid wheel lock up and maintain control when you brake hard on slippery surfaces.
2. If you experience a tire failure, do NOT:
apply the brakes as hard as you can.
hold the steering wheel firmly.
stay off the brake (unless you're about to run into something).
3. A disabled bus with riders aboard the vehicle:
should not be towed or pushed, unless getting off would be unsafe.
should only be pushed or towed by another bus.
should be towed or pushed, unless staying on the bus would be unsafe.
4. When driving with passengers, you should:
not engage in complex conversations with the passengers.
engage in conversation with the passengers to maintain alertness.
look at the passenger when speaking to them.
5. If the engine catches fire, you should:
open the hood as soon as you can.
avoid shooting foam from the vehicle's underside.
turn off the engine as soon as you can.
6. If you doubt you have enough space to pass under a bridge, you should:
turn on your headlights.
drive faster.
go slowly.
7. Before entering a curve, you should:
maintain your speed.
increase your speed.
reduce your speed.
8. Baggage and freight should be secured in ways that:
Protect riders from injury if carry-ons shift or fall.
Allow riders to exit by any door or window in an emergency.
All of the above
9. If you lose ABS control on one or more wheels, you should:
drive normally (you still have regular brakes), but get the system serviced soon.
fully apply the brakes until you stop.
immediately report it to the motor carrier.
10. Alcohol:
improves reaction time.
does not affect judgement.
impairs depth perception.
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RI Passenger Test

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