View instructions
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 Virginia CDL passenger test consists of 20 questions. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 16 questions (80%). The VA passenger test covers the following sections of the Virginia CDL Manual: Driving Safely, Transporting Passengers, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. Take this VA practice test now to prepare for the actual passenger test!
1. When driving, you should check mirrors regularly to know where other vehicles are around you. Remember that:
there are blind spots that your mirrors cannot show you.
convex mirrors make things look larger and closer than they really are.
you should check your after the start of any trip to make sure they are properly adjusted.
2. If driving a charter bus, you should:
not allow passengers on the bus until departure time.
explain the passenger comfort and safety rules while driving.
allow passengers on the bus early.
3. What should you do when confronted by an aggressive driver?
Challenge them by speeding up
Make eye contact
Ignore gestures
4. Buses must never carry:
hospital supplies.
radioactive materials.
small arms ammunition.
5. All standing riders must:
stay behind the standee line.
stay within two feet of an emergency exit.
stand forward of the rear of the driver's seat.
6. As you approach off ramps and on ramps, remember:
to always brake and turn at the same time.
that downgrades make it easier to reduce speed.
that the posted speed limit may not be safe for larger vehicles.
7. When driving in fog, drivers should:
use high beams.
use low beams.
use the windshield wipers.
8. When driving on slippery surfaces, you should:
not pass slower vehicles unless necessary.
make turns as quickly as possible.
change lanes often.
9. Regrooved tires:
cannot be used on the wheels of buses.
cannot be used on the rear wheels of buses.
cannot be used on the front wheels of buses.
10. Which of the following statements about fueling a bus with riders is true?
It should only be done during trips more than 150 miles long.
Fueling your bus with riders on board should be avoided unless absolutely necessary.
Before fueling your bus with riders on board you should tell passengers about the refueling.
Page 1 of 2
Next page

VA Passenger Test

Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:16
Passing score:80%
Share This Online CDL Test
Rate this Passenger Test
4.6 out of 5
based on 338 votes