Bus

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.. Read More

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 Oklahoma Commercial Driver License Manual. Questions come from chapters covering School Buses, 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. When approaching a school bus stop, the bus driver should:

Explanation
A school bus driver should always approach bus stops slowly and cautiously.

2. When performing a pre-trip inspection and looking into the fifth wheel gap, you should:

Explanation
When inspecting a trailer coupling, you should make sure the fifth wheel locking jaws are closed around the shank of the kingpin, not the head of the kingpin.

3. When boarding a school bus, students should:

Explanation
Students should board a school bus slowly and in a single-file line. For safety, boarding students should use the handrail.

4. When dropping off students at a school, a driver should:

Explanation
When unloading students at a school, a bus driver must secure the bus by turning off the engine. If they must leave the driver's compartment, they should remove the key from the ignition. The driver must supervise the unloading process.

5. Adjust a bus's mirrors:

Explanation
The adjustment of mirrors should be checked prior to the start of any trip.

6. If your bus is equipped with a roof-mounted strobe light, it should be used:

Explanation
If equipped, a school bus's roof-mounted strobe light should be used when conditions create an environment of limited visibility.

7. 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.
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