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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 South Carolina CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The SC passenger test covers the following sections of the South Carolina CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this SC practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. A driver distraction is anything that takes your attention away from driving, such as:
adjusting the radio.
All of the above.
2. When possible, you should park:
so you will be able to pull forward when you leave.
on the roadway.
so you will have to back up when you leave.
on the shoulder.
3. When arriving at the destination, all of the following should be announced except:
Next departure time
Reason for stopping
The location
The outside temperature
4. When checking your mirrors you should:
only use the driver side mirror.
not make regular checks.
use both mirrors.
only use the passenger side mirror.
5. In an emergency:
you should never turn to miss an obstacle.
you should keep one hand on the steering wheel.
stopping is always the best thing to do.
stopping is not always the safest thing to do.
6. Roof hatches:
must be left open as a regular practice.
may be locked in a partly open position for fresh air.
must always be closed when driving.
None of the above.
7. When driving in heavy traffic, the safest speed is:
the posted speed limit.
the speed of traffic.
slightly higher than the speed of other traffic.
slower than the speed of other traffic.
8. To prevent fatigue during long trips you should:
rely on caffeine.
take a cold shower.
take frequent breaks.
All of the above.
9. If you hear a loud loud "bang" and the steering feels "heavy", you should:
hold the steering wheel firmly and stay off the brake.
brake hard and pull off the road.
check your rearview mirrors to see if you have a flat tire.
pump the brakes until the vehicle has slowed down.
10. When parked on the side of the road, you should:
flash your brake lights.
activate the right turn signal.
use the 4-way emergency flashers.
turn off all lights.
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Passenger Test South Carolina

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