This endorsement is required for driving a school bus. To receive this endorsement, applicants must pass a test. The test consists of 20 multiple choice questions. To pass, the applicant must answer at least 16 questions correctly. Each question has three possible answer choices. Test questions come from the Idaho Commercial Driver’s License Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Safety, Passengers, School Buses, Cargo, Air Brakes, Pre-Trip Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Vehicle Control Skills Test and On-Road Driving. The School Bus endorsement can be used with the Class A, B or C CDL.
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1. What tells you how much pressure is in your vehicle's air tanks?
A vehicle that is equipped with air brakes must also be equipped with a supply pressure gauge. This gauge tells the driver how much air pressure is in each of the vehicle's air tanks.
2. If you realize you may be running late to your destination, you should:
To reduce the risk of developing aggressive driving behavior, you should take measures to manage your stress. One strategy to do this is to simply take a deep breath and accept your circumstances if you realize you will be late to your destination.
3. When traction is poor, a driver should accelerate especially slowly:
You should accelerate very gradually when driving under slippery conditions. Using too much power in such conditions may cause you to lose control of your vehicle.
4. When loading a trailer, the heaviest cargo should be placed:
It is important that vehicles are not top-heavy, if at all possible. A top-heavy vehicle is at an increased risk of rollover. Place the heaviest pieces of cargo underneath lighter pieces of cargo.
5. ABS allows a driver to:
The purpose of an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) is to help prevent wheel lockup and help a driver maintain control of their vehicle when braking on a slippery surface.
6. The tire load:
Tire load is the maximum weight a tire can safely carry at a given pressure. This rating is stated on the side of each tire.
7. When using a fire extinguisher to put out a fire, you should: