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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. Road surfaces where water collects can create conditions that cause a vehicle to hydroplane. Which of the following is an indication of standing water?
Raindrops on the road
Tire splashes
Clear reflections
All of the above.
2. To avoid a hazard:
steering away from what is ahead may be the best thing to do.
stopping is always the best thing to do.
driving on the shoulder of the road is always the best thing to do.
changing lanes is always the best thing to do.
3. In newer vehicles with air brakes, you put on the parking brake:
using a P-shaped, yellow control knob.
moving the orange push-pull lever to the right.
using a diamond-shaped, yellow, push-pull control knob.
placing the transmission in Park.
4. When making a turn you should:
honk your horn.
signal early.
turn the signal off before entering the turn.
make gestures to get the attention of other drivers.
5. When driving at night, if drivers of oncoming vehicles do not put their low beams on, you should:
flash your high beams to remind the other drivers to use their low beams.
look directly at the headlights.
look slightly to the right at a right lane or edge marking, until the vehicles pass.
pull off the road and stop.
6. Carry-on baggage should be placed:
in a way that allows passengers to exit by any window or door in an emergency.
below the bus.
in the aisle.
All of the above.
7. Alcohol:
improves muscle coordination.
improves reaction time.
does not affect judgement.
impairs depth perception.
8. If you hear a loud loud "bang" and the steering feels "heavy", you should:
pump the brakes until the vehicle has slowed down.
brake hard and pull off the road.
hold the steering wheel firmly and stay off the brake.
check your rearview mirrors to see if you have a flat tire.
9. Pre-trip inspections are:
required only for trips of more than 100 miles.
required by law
required only for trips of more than 50 miles.
10. At dawn, dusk, in rain or snow, to make yourself easier to see you should:
use the high beams.
use the parking lights.
use the emergency flashers.
use the low beams.
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TX Passenger Test

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