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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..

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 four possible answer choices. Test questions come from the Kansas Commercial Driver’s Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Safety, Passengers, School Buses, Cargo, 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.

Passing grade:

When starting the vehicle during the pre-trip inspection, the coolant temperature should:

Explanation
After starting your vehicle during the pre-trip inspection, you should watch the gauges. The coolant temperature should gradually rise to a normal operating range.

If you experience a loss of hydraulic pressure, you should do all of the following, except:

Explanation
If you experience a loss of hydraulic pressure in your brakes, you should downshift, pump the brakes, and use the parking brake. Seek an escape route, such as an escape ramp, open field, or side street.

What is the number one cause of death and injury in work zones?

Explanation
Speeding traffic is the main cause of death and injury in work zones. Drive with special caution when traveling near road workers.

When pulled off on the side of the road, a driver should:

Explanation
If you must stop on the side of the road, it is important that you turn on your emergency flashers as a warning to other drivers. This is especially important if you are stopped at night.

The overhead inside mirror should be adjusted to see:

Explanation
The top portion of the overhead inside rearview mirror should be positioned to display the top of the bus's rear window. This mirror positioning should allow the driver to see all of the students on the bus, including the heads of the students sitting immediately behind the driver.

Broken suspension parts:

Explanation
The suspension system is responsible for supporting a vehicle, supporting its load, and keeping its axles in place. When inspecting your vehicle, check for damaged or missing spring hangers, spring leaves, shock absorbers, u-bolts, and frame members. Broken parts in the suspension system are extremely dangerous.

If involved in a crash, basic procedures should include all of the following, except:

Explanation
If you are involved in a crash, the three basic things you need to do are protect the area, notify the proper authorities, and care for anyone injured. It is important to protect the accident site immediately after the accident occurs to help prevent another crash from happening in the same location.
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