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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 Texas CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The TX passenger test covers the following sections of the Texas CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this TX practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. When driving on a slippery surface, you should do all of the following except:
not pass slower vehicles unless necessary.
watch far enough ahead to keep a steady speed.
keep a shorter following distance.
adjust braking to conditions.
2. When inspecting your bus, make sure that:
signaling devices are working.
seats are safe for riders.
emergency exit handles are in safe working condition.
all of the above have been checked.
3. You should be especially alert for drunk drivers:
in the early evening.
around shopping areas.
in the morning.
late at night.
4. To prevent rolling back when you start, if you have a manual transmission you should:
use the lowest reverse gear.
partly engage the clutch before you take your right foot off the brake.
never the parking brake.
5. To prevent your vehicle from rolling back when you start you should:
partly engage the clutch before you take your right foot off the brake.
partly take your right foot off the brake before you engage the clutch.
put the transmission in Neutral.
release the parking brake, then apply enough engine power to keep from rolling back.
6. How does ABS help you?
ABS helps you avoid wheel lock up and maintain control when you brake hard on slippery surfaces.
ABS always shortens your stopping distance.
ABS makes stab braking more effective.
ABS replaces your normal brakes and helps you  to stop faster.
7. The brake and accelerator interlock system (if your bus has one):
is used to shut the air off and put on the trailer emergency brakes.
applies the brakes when the rear door is closed.
should be used in place of the service brake.
should never be used in place of the parking brake.
8. To avoid blinding others, you should dim your lights within _____  of an oncoming vehicle.
None of the above.
9. While driving, the school bus driver:
must wear a seat belt during usual school hours.
does not need to wear a seatbelt.
must wear a seat belt only if licensed for less than a year.
must wear a seat belt.
10. To correct a drive-wheel braking skid, you should:
apply the brakes and turn in the direction of the skid.
stop braking.
None of the above.
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Passenger Test - TX CDL

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