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Class C CDL with Passengers Endorsement Practice Test

Pass the CDL Class C for Passengers Test on your very first try! Take our FREE Practice Test for the ultimate test preparation. Our practice tests have 25 multiple choice questions straight from the handbook and give immediate feedback.
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Class C CDL and Passenger Endorsement Practice Test

If you need a Class C CDL to advance in your career, you’ve come to the right place. Earn your Class C commercial driver’s license for transporting passengers without hassle or stress when you prepare with a FREE online practice test! You’ll need a Class C CDL with “P” passenger endorsement if your job requires you to carry at least 16 passengers in your commercial vehicle. This includes city buses, tour buses, airport shuttles, and similar vehicles. The Class C commercial license is specifically required whenever you’ll be transporting passengers, hazardous materials (HAZMAT), or tank vehicles.

Use this free online practice test to study the laws and safety regulations required for a Class C commercial driver’s license, as well as those specific to transporting groups of passengers. Your test includes 25 questions taken directly from the FMCSA’s most up-to-date CDL driver’s manual, so you can rest assured you have the most accurate information. The multiple-choice format offers a feeling for the actual testing environment, but without the stress of being at the DMV. Answer at least 20 correct questions to pass with a score of 80% or higher, while seeing any questions you’ve missed in real-time. At the end, you’ll get a comprehensive review so that you can brush up in areas that need more study. Retake your Class C CDL practice test as many times as required to feel fully confident earning your CDL!

Class C CDL and Passenger Endorsement FAQs:

How do I get a passenger endorsement in my state?

To get a passenger endorsement on your Class C CDL, you’ll first need to pass the general CDL knowledge exam as well as the Class C-specific portion to earn the proper class of commercial license. Additionally, you’ll need to pass the passenger “P” endorsement test, demonstrating your capability to safely transport passengers.

Who needs a CDL passenger endorsement?

You need a CDL passenger endorsement if your employer requires you to drive vehicles that are able to transport 16 or more people, though some states require “P” endorsements for smaller-capacity vehicles. You will also need an “S” endorsement if you will be driving a school bus.

What commercial vehicles require a Class C CDL?

Vehicles that require a Class C type commercial driver’s license include those transporting passengers, HAZMAT, or liquid in tanks.

CDL Sample Test Questions

A flapping cover can tear loose and possibly block your view or someone else's. It's important then that you ________.
  • Never use cargo covers.
  • Drive very slowly.
  • Use your mirrors to check your covered cargo.
  • Ignore posted speed limits.
As a commercial driver, when should you wear seat belts?
  • Only in states where it is required by law.
  • Any time you are operating a moving vehicle.
  • Only when you are travelling on a highway.
  • Only when transporting agricultural products.
As you are inspecting your vehicle, start the engine and watch to see the pressure build from 50 to 90 psi within how many minutes?
  • An hour.
  • A minute.
  • Three minutes.
  • 20 minutes.
Even if you use false bulkheads to keep your livestock cargo bunched together, special care is still necessary especially when you ________.
  • Make a turn and enter a curve.
  • Park at your final stop.
  • Accelerate on an empty road.
  • Turn on your vehicle.
Every ____ miles (or every three hours, whichever comes first), you should make sure the cargo is secure.
  • 50
  • 250
  • 225
  • 150


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