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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 Michigan Commercial Driver License Manual. Questions come from chapters covering: Passengers and School Buses. The School Bus endorsement can be used with the Class A, B or C CDL.

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When students board a school bus, the driver should:

Explanation
While students are boarding a school bus, the driver should supervise the loading while watching all mirrors for any students running to catch the bus.

At stops, a driver should:

Explanation
At bus stops, drivers should warn passengers about potential hazards. This may include warning them to watch their step when exiting the bus by way of lowered stairways.

When approaching a drawbridge with a green light:

Explanation
A bus does not need to stop before crossing a drawbridge controlled by a green signal light. The driver should still slow down and verify that it is safe before crossing.

When students are being picked up by a school bus:

Explanation
A school bus driver should load and unload students only at designated stops that have been approved by appropriate school district officials.

If a bus leans toward the outside of a banked curve, the bus is:

Explanation
A bus driver should always reduce speed when entering a curve. If a bus leans toward the outside of a banked curve, it is moving too fast.

At a passive railroad crossing, the decision to proceed:

Explanation
Railroad crossings that do not have any kind of traffic control device are known as passive crossings. The decision to proceed across tracks at a passive crossing is entirely up to the driver.

When making a stop to pick up students, a driver should ensure all surrounding traffic has stopped before:

Explanation
When stopping to pick up students, a school bus driver should ensure that all surrounding traffic has stopped before opening the door and signaling for the students to approach the bus.
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