South Carolina CDL Permit Test - Bus

Number of questions: 20
Passing score: 16
Directions: 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 two, three or four possible answer choices. Test questions come from the South Carolina 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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Passing grade —
4 or fewer errors
If a driver cannot account for a student after the student has exited the bus, the driver should:
Secure the bus and leave the bus to look for the student.
Assume the student has safely exited the bus.
Walk to the back of the bus to see if the student got back on.
Ask another student if they've seen the student.
When operating a school bus, mirrors should be adjusted:
During the drive.
Before beginning to drive.
After the drive is completed.
During the on-road driving test, you should:
Develop your own route to show off your driving skills.
Listen to directions from the examiner.
Bring a passenger to ride with you.
Drive in an unsafe manner.
The overhead inside rearview mirror:
Allows the driver to see what is happening inside of the bus.
Allows the driver to see what is happening outside of the bus.
Monitors traffic.
Opens and closes the door.
During the steering box portion of the vehicle inspection test, you should not:
Ensure that the steering box is securely mounted.
Ensure that the steering box is not leaking.
Look for missing bolts in the steering box.
Assume all cotter keys are present.
If a school bus needs to be evacuated, passengers should :
Always use the rear door
Always use the windows
Always use the front door
Use the exit deemed safest
If there is a fire on the bus, the students:
Must be evacuated x
Should stay on the bus, but moved to a part of the bus without a fire
Should stay in their seats
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