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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. Your vehicle has air brakes. To stop, you should:
push the brake pedal down.
release the accelerator, push in the clutch, and shift to Neutral at the same time.
pull the parking brake control knob out.
pump the brake pedal 3 times.
2. When arriving at a destination, it is best to tell passengers to take their carry-ons with them:
after stopping.
at least twice.
as they get off the bus.
before coming to a complete stop.
3. When approaching a vehicle for a pre-trip inspection, you should:
start the engine and listen for unusual noises.
look under the vehicle for hazards to vehicle movement.
look under the vehicle for fuel leaks, fresh oil, coolant or grease.
make sure the parking brake is on.
4. Which of the following is NOT true?
ABS won't compensate for bad brakes.
ABS won't compensate for poor brake maintenance.
ABS only comes into play when a wheel would have locked up because of over braking.
ABS will change the way you normally brake.
5. In your mirror, you see a car approaching from the rear. The next time you check your mirror, you don't see the car. If you wish to change lanes, you should:
ease into the other lane slowly so the other car can get out of the way.
assume the car left the roadway and change lanes as normal.
wait until you are sure the car isn't in your blind spot.
None of the above.
6. If you realize you are going to be later to your destination than you expected, you should:
speed up.
exceed the posted speed limit when no other vehicles are near.
deal with it and accept the delay.
do your best to avoid the delay.
7. To warn drivers behind you that you will be slowing down, you should:
tap your brake pedal a few times to flash your brake lights.
turn on the parking, clearance and side-marker lights.
turn on the 4-way emergency flashers.
turn on the right and left turn signals at the same time.
8. Regrooved tires:
cannot be used on the front wheels of buses.
cannot be used on the wheels of buses.
cannot be used on the rear wheels of buses.
None of the above.
9. When checking your mirrors you should:
only use the passenger side mirror.
use both mirrors.
not make regular checks.
only use the driver side mirror.
10. Why should you back toward the driver's side?
You can see better and watch the rear of your vehicle by looking out the side window.
Using double clutching requires practice.
You can more easily correct any steering errors.
All of the above.
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Passenger Test Texas

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