Practice Review

Question 1 of 177

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School bus drivers with a BAC of __________ will be placed out of service for how long?

Select one of the following:

  • .01 for 24 hours

  • .04 for 24 hours

  • .08 for 24 hours

  • None of the above.

Question 2 of 177

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Before you can drive a vehicle on the roadway unsupervised you have to be proficient with what of the following?

Select one of the following:

  • Controls

  • Gauges

  • Size

  • All of the above

Question 3 of 177

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To drive a school bus you shall have in your possession?

Select one of the following:

  • DL 45

  • CDL A or B

  • Passenger Endorsement

  • All of the above

Question 4 of 177

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Prior to departure of an activity trip, a school bus driver shall discuss emergency procedures and which of the following?

Select one of the following:

  • The locations of the emergency exits.

  • The location of the first aid kits.

  • The location of the fire extinguisher.

  • All of the above.

Question 5 of 177

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How long is a 292 inspection approval certifiate good for?

Select one of the following:

  • 13 months

  • 12 months

  • 1 year

  • None of the above.

Question 6 of 177

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In order to maintain a valid California Special Driver's Certificate, school bus drivers must possess a valid first aid card for?

Select one of the following:

  • Four Years?

  • Three Years?

  • Five Years?

  • Duration of the certificate?

Question 7 of 177

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A 50 pasenger bus requires how many units in the First Aid Kit?

Select one of the following:

  • 16 units?

  • 24 units?

  • 10 units?

  • 36 units?

Question 8 of 177

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On a four lane highway what lanes of travel should a shool bus travel in?

Select one of the following:

  • Number 1?

  • Diamond (HOV)?

  • Either outside lane/2 outer lanes?

  • Any of the above?

Question 9 of 177

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If you increase your _________, it will cause a decrease in __________?

Select one of the following:

  • Speed, Braking Distance?

  • Speed, Traction?

  • Visual lead time, Reaction time?

  • Speed, Following Distance?

Question 10 of 177

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You must be at least ____ years of age to operate a school bus with passengers?

Select one of the following:

  • 21?

  • 20?

  • 18?

  • 19?

Question 11 of 177

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Which mirrors are not required on a school bus?

Select one of the following:

  • Left flat?

  • Right flat?

  • Interior Mirror?

  • Convex Mirror?

Question 12 of 177

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What four mirrors are required on a school bus?

Select one of the following:

  • Right Flat, left flat, cross-view, convex?

  • Left flat, right flat, interior mirror, cross-view?

  • Interior flat, cross-view, convex, left flat?

  • Cross-view, right flat, left flat, convex?

Question 13 of 177

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What is the maximum speed limit (in California) for a school bus with students on board?

Select one of the following:

  • 60 mph?

  • 50 mph?

  • 55 mph?

  • 25 mph?

Question 14 of 177

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What type of endorsement is a school bus driver required to have on their license?

Select one of the following:

  • N?

  • T?

  • P/S?

  • H?

Question 15 of 177

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What is the maximum driving time for a school bus driver, allowed by the hours of service regulation?

Select one of the following:

  • 16?

  • 8?

  • 12?

  • 10?

Question 16 of 177

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When can a school bus driver use their horn?

Select one of the following:

  • From 0700 to 1800?

  • to let students know the bus is waiting?

  • Never in the city?

  • To insure the safe operation of the bus?

Question 17 of 177

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A driver is required to have a physical ever _____ years if they are under ______ years of age?

Select one of the following:

  • 1/65?

  • 2/55?

  • 2/65?

  • 1/55?

Question 18 of 177

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If your ____ , you must renew your physical every year.

Select one of the following:

  • 55?

  • 62?

  • 60?

  • 65?

Question 19 of 177

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All school bus stops made for receiving and discharging pupils shall be designated by?

Select one of the following:

  • Department of Education?

  • School District Superintendent?

  • CHP?

  • DMV?

Question 20 of 177

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An applicant who has been denied a California Special Drivers Certificate may reapply after a period of not less than?

Select one of the following:

  • One year?

  • 60 Days?

  • 180 Days?

  • 45 Days?

Question 21 of 177

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The driver of a school bus shall not eject any schoo pupil unless the pupil is given into the custody of?

Select one of the following:

  • School Official?

  • Parent?

  • Neighbor?

  • Person designated by the parent?

Question 22 of 177

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The official name of the document on which the driver's training is recorded on is the?

Select one of the following:

  • DMV form 51?

  • CHP 292?

  • State Dept. of Education Form TO - 1?

  • DMV form 151?

Question 23 of 177

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A driver must have ______ hours of classroom instruction in their last training period to renew their certificate?

Select one of the following:

  • 5/3?

  • 20?

  • 8?

  • 10?

Question 24 of 177

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The air on a school bus must recycle every?

Select one of the following:

  • 6 minutes?

  • 1 minute?

  • 3 minutes?

  • 5 minutes?

Question 25 of 177

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You can test (written and driving) with the CHP to renew your California School Bus Certificate how many days before your Birthday?

Select one of the following:

  • 45 days?

  • 90 days?

  • 30 days?

  • 180 days?

Question 26 of 177

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The DMV shall deny or revoke a school bus, applicant or certification holder for all but one of the following reasons:

Select one of the following:

  • Has been convicted of any sex offense?

  • Has had his/her driving privileges suspended, revoked or placed on probation?

  • Has failed to meet prescribed testing or training requirements for certificate?

  • Has been dismissed as a driver for a cause related to pupil transportation safety?

Question 27 of 177

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Failure to demand a hearing within ____ days after receiving a notice of suspension or revocation shall be deemed a waiver of your right to a hearing.

Select one of the following:

  • 10 days?

  • 20 days?

  • 15 days?

  • 30 days?

Question 28 of 177

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How many floor level door are required on a wheelchair bus?

Select one of the following:

  • 3?

  • 1?

  • 4?

  • 2?

Question 29 of 177

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A driver must have _____ hours of classroom training in their training period to renew their certificate?

Select one of the following:

  • 5/3?

  • 20?

  • 8?

  • 10?

Question 30 of 177

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No more than ______ students shall be allowed to sit beside the driver of a type 2 bus?

Select one of the following:

  • 1?

  • 0?

  • 2?

  • 3?

Question 31 of 177

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You may not idle (leave your bus running) a school bus for more than _____ seconds prior to departing a school loading zone:

Select one of the following:

  • 25 seconds?

  • 45 seconds?

  • 30 seconds?

  • 10 seconds?

Question 32 of 177

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When the warning devises are placed on a two-lane roadway because of a disabled vehicle, place the devises?

Select one of the following:

  • 10 ft., 100 ft., and 200 ft. to the rear?

  • 10 ft., 100 ft., and 500 ft., to the rear?

  • 10 ft., 100 ft. and 100 ft. to the front and rear?

  • 10 ft., 100 ft. to the front and 200 feet to the rear?

Question 33 of 177

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If your brakes fail to work efficiently you should discontinue operation when:

Select one of the following:

  • At the end of the route?

  • At the end of the day?

  • Immediately to the nearest place of safety?

  • As soon as is convenient?

Question 34 of 177

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School bus evacuations shall be conducted:

Select one of the following:

  • Every two years?

  • Every Year?

  • Every six months?

  • Every nine months?

Question 35 of 177

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Who issues the permanent school bus drivers certificate:

Select one of the following:

  • DOJ?

  • CHP?

  • CDE?

  • DMV?

Question 36 of 177

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A type 2 school bus can carry_______ passengers and the driver:

Select one of the following:

  • Only 16?

  • More then 16?

  • Not more then 16?

  • Not more then 16 including individuals in wheel chairs?

Question 37 of 177

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School bus tires shall not be used with _____ or ____:

Select one of the following:

  • Boot/blowouts patches?

  • Tubes/rims?

  • Rims/slack adjusters?

  • Springs/Service brakes?

Question 38 of 177

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A school bus stop may not be closer then _____feet to the nearest rail of any railroad crossing?

Select one of the following:

  • 50 feet?

  • 100 feet?

  • 15 feet?

  • 200 feet?

Question 39 of 177

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An original applicant to drive a school bus must successfully complete at least a _______ hour course by the Department of Education:

Select one of the following:

  • 5/23?

  • 15?

  • 20?

  • 40?

Question 40 of 177

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School bus brake systems may be modified only with the approval of the:

Select one of the following:

  • Shop Manager?

  • CHP?

  • District Representative?

  • Bus Chasses Manufacturer?

Question 41 of 177

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Alcoholic beverages are prohibited on a school bus:

Select one of the following:

  • When students are on board?

  • At any time?

  • When teachers are aboard?

  • When on a field trip?

Question 42 of 177

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Tires on the rear of a school bus must have at lease _______ of an inch of tread:

Select one of the following:

  • 1/32nd?

  • 2/32nd?

  • 3/32nd?

  • 4/32nd?

Question 43 of 177

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What state agency is responsible for Rules and Regulations for school bus safety and operations:

Select one of the following:

  • Department of Motor Vehicles?

  • Department of Transportation?

  • Department of Education?

  • California Highway Patrol?

Question 44 of 177

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All first aid kits on a school bus must be:

Select one of the following:

  • Readily visible (or compartment clearly marked)

  • Accessible?

  • Plainly marked?

  • All of the above?

Question 45 of 177

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You are carrying 16 students on your bus how many units must be in the first aid kit:

Select one of the following:

  • 16?

  • 24?

  • 36?

  • 10?

Question 46 of 177

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at a minimum school buses shall carry one or two fire extinguishers have an aggregate rating of not less then?

Select one of the following:

  • 4BC?

  • 6BC?

  • 8BC?

  • 10BC?

Question 47 of 177

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Wheelchair buses require at least two fire extinguishers each one rated at not less then:

Select one of the following:

  • 4BC?

  • 6BC?

  • 8BC

  • 10BC?

Question 48 of 177

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Idling (engine running) of a school bus may not be longer than ______ withing _______ feet of a school:

Select one of the following:

  • 5 minutes / 50?

  • 1 minute / 200?

  • 45 Seconds / 100?

  • 30 Seconds / 100?

Question 49 of 177

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When approaching a School Bus Stop that you know you won't use your Red Crossover lights when would you turn on your amber lights?

Select one of the following:

  • 200 feet?

  • 100 feet?

  • 50 feet?

  • Never

Question 50 of 177

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Fire extinguishers on a school bus must be inspected and certified by someone authorized by?

Select one of the following:

  • CHP?

  • DMV?

  • DOE?

  • State Fire Marshal?

Question 51 of 177

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You are carrying 40 passengers on your school bus, how many units in the first aid kit must you have:

Select one of the following:

  • 24 units?

  • 36 units?

  • 10 units?

  • 16 units?

Question 52 of 177

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The speed limit is ______MPH when you come within 100 feet of a railroad crossing and cannot see for ______ feet in both directions:

Select one of the following:

  • 10/400?

  • 15/200?

  • 20/100?

  • 15/400?

Question 53 of 177

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A drivers log book is required when:

Select one of the following:

  • Driving over ten hours?

  • Driving on a field trip to Sacramento?

  • Driving over 100 air miles from the Bus Terminal?

  • Not required for School Bus Drivers

Question 54 of 177

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At all railroad crossings the driver shall:

Select one of the following:

  • Open the window of a type 2 bus?

  • Open the entrance door of a type 1 bus?

  • Look and listen to ensure tracks are clear?

  • All of the above?

Question 55 of 177

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You may use hazard lights (four way flashers) at all but one of the following:

Select one of the following:

  • Railroads?

  • Slow moving vehicle?

  • Passing a hazardous situation?

  • School Bus Stop?

Question 56 of 177

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You are required to maintain 10 hours of in-service each year. If you do not the CHP may recommend to the DMV that your certificate should be:

Select one of the following:

  • Suspended?

  • Revoked?

  • Cancelled?

Question 57 of 177

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A school bus driver shall not transport, or knowingly permit passengers to carry any hazardous material this restriction shall not apply to:

Select one of the following:

  • oxygen medically prescribed for, and in the possession of a passenger and in a container designed for person use?

  • Fuel in red can?

  • Personal-use articles in the immediate possession of a passenger?

  • First and Third Answer?

Question 58 of 177

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Prior to the operation of a school bus the driver shall inspect ________ to insure they are in a safe condition:

Select one of the following:

  • Horn?

  • All eats, handrails and modesty panel?

  • All mirrors?

  • All of the above?

Question 59 of 177

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Passengers ______ not be permitted in the front step well of any school bus while the bus is in motion?

Select one of the following:

  • May?

  • Should?

  • Shall?

  • Will?

Question 60 of 177

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No animals shall be transported on a school bus except:

Select one of the following:

  • Trained guide, signal and service dogs?

  • Small animals in cages?

  • Pets for classroom use?

  • No animals are allowed?

Question 61 of 177

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A properly documented and signed _______ certifies the applicant is competent to drive a school bus:

Select one of the following:

  • TO 4?

  • TO 1?

  • FMV 13?

  • CHP 295?

Question 62 of 177

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During the hours of darkness the interior lights on a school nus must be used:

Select one of the following:

  • At all times with passengers aboard?

  • When passengers enter and exit the bus?

  • When deemed necessary?

  • Second and third answer?

Question 63 of 177

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The Safety Circle consist of: The Zone of Action, Accident Zone and:

Select one of the following:

  • The Zone of perception?

  • The Zone of safety?

  • The vehicle reference Zone?

  • The Zone of recognition?

Question 64 of 177

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When school buses are in convoy and must cross a railroad crossing they must do all of the below except:

Select one of the following:

  • Not stop?

  • Prevent roll back?

  • Look and listen?

  • Open the driver's window?

Question 65 of 177

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Re-groved tires _____ be used on the ______ axle of a school bus:

Select one of the following:

  • May/Rear?

  • Shall not/front

  • Shall not/rear

  • Shall not/any?

Question 66 of 177

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Prior to leaving on a field trip your safety speech should explain:

Select one of the following:

  • Location of emergency exits, first aid kit?

  • Location and use of fire extinguishers reflectors?

  • Keeping body part inside of windows?

  • All of the above?

Question 67 of 177

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Your following distance should be ________ of following a car:

Select one of the following:

  • 500 feet?

  • 200 feet?

  • 300 feet?

  • 100 feet?

Question 68 of 177

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A school bus driver has the right to decide to stop driving the bus on a route or field trip for the following reasons:

Select one of the following:

  • Weather conditions?

  • Reduced visibility of 200 feet?

  • Darkness?

  • Rain?

Question 69 of 177

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If you were hi-jacked what should you do:

Select one of the following:

  • Don't be a hero?

  • The first 45 minutes are the most dangerous?

  • Don't ask questions?

  • All of the above?

Question 70 of 177

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If you're employed by more than one employer you are required to report all working hours and driving times to each employer:

Select one of the following:

  • Within 24 hours?

  • Withing 48 hours?

  • When reporting for your tour of duty?

  • Every 80 hours?

Question 71 of 177

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Backing on a street or highway shall not be made until such movement can be made:

Select one of the following:

  • With a spotter?

  • When it is reasonably safe?

  • With hazard lights on?

  • Not at all?

Question 72 of 177

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Unless the driver of a school bus is the mechanic charged with the care and maintenance of the bus drivers shall not make any repairs of the bus or its equipment:

Select one of the following:

  • The supervisor said it was ok?

  • To get it off the roadway?

  • Only emergency repairs?

  • Not at all?

Question 73 of 177

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You are required to operate Red Light Cross Over and Stop Arms:

Select one of the following:

  • At all times when loading or unloading students unless the stop is exempt from using red-light crossovers?

  • Only when escorting K-8?

  • During bus check outs only?

  • When it is safe to do so?

Question 74 of 177

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When a pupil is aboard the driver shall not leave the drivers compartment without:

Select one of the following:

  • Sitting the parking brake?

  • Turning off the motor/removing the key?

  • Placing the transmission in park or neutral if equipped?

  • All of the above?

Question 75 of 177

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A school bus driver can be on duty for _______ hours but drive only ______ of those hours:

Select one of the following:

  • 12/8?

  • 16/12?

  • 16/10?

  • 15/10?

Question 76 of 177

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To classify as a school bus accident, a bus must have:

Select one of the following:

  • Five or more students on board?

  • At least two students on board?

  • Just the driver?

  • At least one student on board?

Question 77 of 177

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What department normally investigates school bus accidents:

Select one of the following:

  • Department of Motor Vehicles?

  • Department of Education?

  • Sheriff's Department?

  • California Highway Patrol?

Question 78 of 177

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A school bus driver must escort students across the street in what grades:

Select one of the following:

  • High school?

  • Any grade Below 12th?

  • Kindergarten to 8th?

  • All the above?

Question 79 of 177

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A school bus shall _____ tow another vehicle:

Select one of the following:

  • Not?

  • Only if it is broken down?

  • If the battery is dead?

  • Only if necessary?

Question 80 of 177

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A collision between a vehicle and any student or the bus driver while the student or driver is crossing the highway when the red lights are flashing is classified as:

Select one of the following:

  • A school bus accident?

  • A non-school bus accident?

  • A school bus accident only if the student was involved?

  • A school bus accident only if the driver was injured?

Question 81 of 177

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When warning devices are placed on a two way road, they must be placed where:

Select one of the following:

  • 10' 100' and 200' to the rear?

  • 10' 100' and 100'--500' to the rear?

  • 10' 100' and 100' to the front and rear?

  • Anywhere there is room?

Question 82 of 177

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A school bus driver can be on duty for:

Select one of the following:

  • 12 hours?

  • 10 hours?

  • 8 hours?

  • 16 hours?

Question 83 of 177

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________ Unless approved by the CHP, a school bus stop shall not be made upon a roadway where there is not a clear view of the stop by __________ feet in both directions and the speed limit is less than_________MPH:

Select one of the following:

  • 200/15?

  • 200/25?

  • 500/15?

  • 500/25?

Question 84 of 177

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_________When the RPM's of the engine exceed the manufacturer's specifications for the transmission, the transmission may:

Select one of the following:

  • Up shift?

  • Down shift?

  • Shift into neutral?

  • Overtach the engine?

Question 85 of 177

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Hazard lights are activated__________ feet from a railroad crossing?

Select one of the following:

  • 200?

  • 15?

  • 100?

  • 50?

Question 86 of 177

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The Special driver certificate (DL 45) will expire:

Select one of the following:

  • Four years from date of issue?

  • Five years from date of issue?

  • On the same date as the applicants driver's license?

  • Two years from the date of issue?

Question 87 of 177

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Horns on your vehicle:

Select one of the following:

  • Should only be utilized to avoid an accident?

  • At a school bus stop?

  • To ensure it is working?

  • To say HI to someone?

Question 88 of 177

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The vehicle inspection approval certificate (CHP 292) if dated 27 DEC 57 Will expire when:

Select one of the following:

  • 27 DEC 58?

  • 27 DEC 60?

  • 27 DEC 59?

  • 27 JAN 59?

Question 89 of 177

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As road speed increases, the driver must __________ his/her visual lead time:

Select one of the following:

  • Decrease?

  • Increase?

  • Stay the same?

  • None of the above?

Question 90 of 177

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Brake failure occurs mainly due to :

Select one of the following:

  • Friction?

  • Traction?

  • Heat?

  • Brake dust?

Question 91 of 177

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If you encounter adverse driving conditions while in the field and cannot complete the trip in the legal driving time permitted by law, you may drive an additional ________hours to complete the run or reach a place offering safety:

Select one of the following:

  • 8?

  • 10?

  • 4?

  • 2?

Question 92 of 177

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On duty and driving time starts at a point following _________ consecutive hours off duty:

Select one of the following:

  • 12?

  • 10?

  • 24?

  • 8?

Question 93 of 177

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A school bus driver must have what type of endorsement with their CDL:

Select one of the following:

  • B?

  • !?

  • P/S?

  • M?

Question 94 of 177

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What valid class Driver's license must a school bus driver possess?

Select one of the following:

  • 4 or 1?

  • C or D?

  • A or B?

  • 1 or 3?

Question 95 of 177

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What type of conditions can affect your speed in a school bus:

Select one of the following:

  • Weather conditions?

  • Sleet?

  • Rain?

  • Visibility/ Atmospheric conditions?

Question 96 of 177

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For a non-school sponsored field trip, which of the following is incorrect:

Select one of the following:

  • The crossover lights need to be Covered?

  • The word school must be covered?

  • Must be properly registered?

  • None of the above?

Question 97 of 177

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When a school bus must cross a railroad crossing, they must do all the below except:

Select one of the following:

  • Stop?

  • Set the parking brake or keep their service brake depressed to prevent roll back?

  • Open the door?

  • Shift gears?

Question 98 of 177

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Blind intersections are where you cannot see for ___________ feet in either direction during the last________ feet before crossing:

Select one of the following:

  • 100'--100'?

  • 100'--200'?

  • 200'--200'?

  • 400'--400'?

Question 99 of 177

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A school bus/SPAB driver must have in their possession a valid license of the appropriate class, a special driver's certificate and:

Select one of the following:

  • A first aid card?

  • DL 51A Medical Examination Certificate?

  • Air brake endorsement?

  • TO 1 card?

Question 100 of 177

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After a driver is notified b the CHP that they have not completed their required training during any ____ period the DMV may cancel the certificate, if training has not been satisfied within: _______ ?

Select one of the following:

  • 24 months / 25 days?

  • 18 months / 30 days?

  • 10 months / 30 days?

  • 12 months / 30 days?

Question 101 of 177

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What is the area called between you and the vehicle you are following:

Select one of the following:

  • Following Distance?

  • Vehicle Cushion?

  • Space Zone?

  • Space Cushion?

Question 102 of 177

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If you lose your school bus certificate DL 45, when can you drive a school bus:

Select one of the following:

  • With a photocopy?

  • When its on record?

  • As long as was not expired you're okay?

  • You must have a replacement issued by the CHP?

Question 103 of 177

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If you are terminated by your employer for pupil transportation safety, DMV may ___________ your certificate:

Select one of the following:

  • Revoke?

  • Suspend?

  • Denied?

  • Any of the above?

Question 104 of 177

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Motor Carriers shall require each driver to demonstrate that they are capable of safely operating each different type vehicle before driving such vehicle on a highway unsupervised. This is called:

Select one of the following:

  • Driving Capability?

  • Driver Proficiency?

  • Driver Standards?

  • Driver Qualifications?

Question 105 of 177

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When do the pupils become and end the drivers responsibility:

Select one of the following:

  • Upon boarding and departing?

  • As soon as you can recognize them and when you no longer see them?

  • When the bus leaves the stop?

  • All the above?

Question 106 of 177

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When is it legal to have a school bus stop within 200 feet of a railroad track:

Select one of the following:

  • When the tracks run parallel to the road?

  • At a railroad station?

  • Not permitted?

  • Both A and B above?

Question 107 of 177

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When can strobe lights legally be used:

Select one of the following:

  • When visibility is less than 200 feet?

  • When visibility is less than 300 feet?

  • When visibility is less than 400 feet?

  • When visibility is less than 500 feet?

Question 108 of 177

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First Aid Kits must be:

Select one of the following:

  • Constructed to prevent dust and moisture?

  • Removable from place secured?

  • Contain the required units?

  • All of the above?

Question 109 of 177

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Which of the below is not required on a school bus:

Select one of the following:

  • Fire Extinguisher?

  • First Aid Kit?

  • Roadside Reflectors?

  • Radio?

Question 110 of 177

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A commercial driver with a 0.01% alcohol level must wait how long before driving:

Select one of the following:

  • 4 hours?

  • 10 hours?

  • 24 hours?

  • 6 hours?

Question 111 of 177

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Who is allowed to stand on a school bus?

Select one of the following:

  • A person requested to do so by the driver?

  • Trainer or Instructor?

  • CHP Officer

  • Any of the above?

Question 112 of 177

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A school bus does not have to stop at a railroad crossing with which exempt sign:

Select one of the following:

  • Black lettering/Yellow background?

  • Must always stop?

  • None of the above?

Question 113 of 177

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Seat Cushions on a school bus shall be fastened to the seat frame with s positive locking device at not less than ______ points of the front or rear of the cushion:

Select one of the following:

  • Four?

  • Three?

  • Two?

  • One?

Question 114 of 177

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What do you do first as you appoach a school bus stop?

Select one of the following:

  • Open the door?

  • Activate the amber crossover lights?

  • Activate the turn signal?

  • Check traffic?

Question 115 of 177

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If you're convicted of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol you shall lose your school bus certificate for a period of not less than:

Select one of the following:

  • 1 year

  • 2 years?

  • 3 years?

  • 4 years?

Question 116 of 177

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At a draw bridge that does not have a signal light or traffic attendant, Stop at least ________ feet before the draw of the bridge:

Select one of the following:

  • 15"?

  • 25"?

  • 35"?

  • 50"?

Question 117 of 177

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Which of the following could be used as a vehicle reference when backing around the corner:

Select one of the following:

  • The front bumper?

  • The rear bumper?

  • The rear tires?

  • The driver's side window?

Question 118 of 177

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You see a vehicle pass a school bus with its flashing red light signal and stop arm activated you can report this violation within:

Select one of the following:

  • 12 hours?

  • 24 hours?

  • 60 days?

  • 48 hours?

Question 119 of 177

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The TO-1 training Certificate shall be signed and dated by the driver and instructor within ________days after the training period ends:

Select one of the following:

  • 5 days?

  • 15 days?

  • 60 days?

  • 30 days?

Question 120 of 177

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A SPAB Driver applying for a school bus certificate need how many hours of classroom and behind the wheel training:

Select one of the following:

  • 10/10?

  • 5/5?

  • 15/5?

  • 5/3?

Question 121 of 177

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Mirrors shall be located to give a view of the highway for a distance of at least _________ to the rear:

Select one of the following:

  • 100 feet?

  • 200 feet?

  • 300 feet?

  • 400 feet?

Question 122 of 177

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Which of the following statements are not true for school bus approaching the railroad crossing?

Select one of the following:

  • Need to stop when in a convoy and the first bus approaching the railroad crossing?

  • Need to stop when it is exempt.

  • Need to stop when it is light controlled.

  • All of the above.

Question 123 of 177

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All of the mirrors listed below are required except:

Select one of the following:

  • Left and right flat mirror.

  • Right and left convex mirror.

  • Inside flat mirror.

  • Crossview mirror.

Question 124 of 177

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On school buses the horn shall be:

Select one of the following:

  • Capable of emitting sound up to 200 ft.

  • Inoperable

  • Wired correctly

Question 125 of 177

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Which department is responsible for the adoption to the rules and regulations?

Select one of the following:

  • CDE

  • DMV

  • CHP

  • DOT

Question 126 of 177

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If you are employed by 2 employers, you must inform them of the hours you have worked, how often?

Select one of the following:

  • Once a month?

  • Once a week?

  • Every six months?

  • Immediately when reporting for duty?

Question 127 of 177

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If a school bus driver fails to obtain his/her inservice training, notification to the CHP is necessary. Once that takes place you will have how many days to make up the required hours?

Select one of the following:

  • 60?

  • 30?

  • 15?

  • 18?

Question 128 of 177

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If a school bus driver is off work due to long-term illness and fails to obtain inservice training after and the highway patrol granted a 30-day extenstion, what will happen to the school bus certificate?

Select one of the following:

  • Denial

  • Revocation

  • Cancellation

  • Suspension

Question 129 of 177

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When can a school bus driver drive with the doors open?

Select one of the following:

  • When there is a pupil on board.

  • When there is no pupil on board.

  • On a hot day.

  • None of the above.

Question 130 of 177

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Can a school bus driver make repairs to the school bus?

Select one of the following:

  • Only if he is a mechanic charged with the care of the vehicle.

  • Anytime he feels like it.

  • If the supervisor says it's ok.

Question 131 of 177

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During an emergency breakdown what kind of repair can be made by the driver?

Select one of the following:

  • Only necessary emergency road repairs.

  • Removing the engine.

  • Removing the fue tank.

Question 132 of 177

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Before leaving the drivers compartment the driver shall:

Select one of the following:

  • Remove the ignition keys.

  • Place the transmission in the proper gear.

  • Set the parking brake.

  • All of the above.

Question 133 of 177

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Most accidents occur due to:

Select one of the following:

  • Dry weath conditions.

  • Reaction time and stopping distance.

  • Visual lead time.

  • None of the above.

Question 134 of 177

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The driver of a school bus shall insure the interior lights are on:

Select one of the following:

  • During darkness for passengers to enter and exit safely.

  • Whenever it is deemed necessary.

  • At all times.

  • Both A and B

Question 135 of 177

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School bus drivers shall activate their crossover lights at what point?

Select one of the following:

  • When it is safe and there are no cars within close range.

  • Soon as the driver reaches their destination.

  • Upon approach to the stop.

Question 136 of 177

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Amber lights must be activated how many feet prior to the school bus stop?

Select one of the following:

  • 300 ft.

  • 400 ft.

  • 200 ft.

  • 500 ft.

Question 137 of 177

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On a two way road a vehicle is disabled or broken down during darkness on a crest of a hill or curve, which of the following placement is correct:

Select one of the following:

  • 10 ft to the rear, 100 ft to the rear and 200 ft to the front.

  • 100 ft to the front , 100 to the rear, and no more than 500 ft to the rear.

  • 100 ft to the rear, 10 ft to the rear, and 100 ft. to the front.

Question 138 of 177

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School bus driver shall not drive if the vehicle has tires with which of the following?

Select one of the following:

  • Boot or blowout patches.

  • Bulges or cuts.

  • Exposed or damge cord.

  • Any of the above.

Question 139 of 177

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A school bus driver can renew their school bs certificate how soon prior to expiration?

Select one of the following:

  • 30 days

  • 45 days

  • 6 months

  • 9 months

Question 140 of 177

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Who can give behind the wheel trainees training?

Select one of the following:

  • A certified Instructor.

  • A delegated behind the wheel trainer.

  • An inservice trainer.

  • Both A and B

Question 141 of 177

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Which lanes can a school bus be drivin in?

Select one of the following:

  • The two right hand lanes.

  • The 3rd and 4th lanes.

  • None of the above.

  • Lanes 1 and 2

Question 142 of 177

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Visual lead-time will _________ with speed?

Select one of the following:

  • Decrease

  • Increase

  • Both Decrease and Increase

  • Stop

Question 143 of 177

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Which of the following equipment is required on a school bus?

Select one of the following:

  • Flash light

  • First aid kit

  • PA system

  • Two-way radio

Question 144 of 177

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How many hours can a school bus driver drive?

Select one of the following:

  • 16 hours

  • 8 hours

  • 10 hours

  • 12 hours

Question 145 of 177

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When does the driver's tour of duty begin?

Select one of the following:

  • After 8 consecutive hours off duty.

  • After the AM route.

  • When you are relieved from all duty.

  • When first reporting on duty.

Question 146 of 177

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In an emergency situation, driving hours can be extended by how many hours?

Select one of the following:

  • 2 hours

  • 4 hours

  • 3 hours

  • 1 hour

Question 147 of 177

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Who can direct the school bus driver to proceed in an unsafe vehicle?

Select one of the following:

  • CHP

  • Employer

  • Mechanic

  • None of the above

Question 148 of 177

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On an activity trip, who is responsible for stoppin the vehicle in times of limited visibility?

Select one of the following:

  • Dispatchers

  • The bus driver.

  • CHP

Question 149 of 177

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When does the responsibility to the student begin and end with the bus driver?

Select one of the following:

  • When the student is in view of the driver coming and going.

  • Before the bus arrives.

  • Loading, unloading and riding only.

  • None of the above.

Question 150 of 177

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What is the tread required for the back tires?

Select one of the following:

  • 2/32

  • 4/32

  • 6/32

Question 151 of 177

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What is a type 1 vehicle?

Select one of the following:

  • Designed for carrying more than 16 passengers and the driver.

  • Designed for carrying more than 20 passengers and the driver.

  • Designed for carrying no more than 16 passengers and the driver.

  • None of the above.

Question 152 of 177

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What is a type 2 vehicle?

Select one of the following:

  • Designed for carrying no more than 16 passengers and the driver.

  • Designed after 4/1/77 to carry 20 passengers and the driver.

  • Both A and B

  • None of the above.

Question 153 of 177

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Going up a hill behind a slow moving vehicle, a vehicle must use a turnout when they are followed by how many vehicles?

Select one of the following:

  • 4 or more.

  • 5 or more

  • 2

  • 10

Question 154 of 177

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On a wheelchair school bus, how many fire extinguishers are needed and at what rating?

Select one of the following:

  • 2 @ 8bc

  • 2 @ 4bc

  • Not less than 2 @ 8bc

  • None of the above.

Question 155 of 177

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On a wheelchair school bus you shall have two floor level doors. The warning device shall be:

Select one of the following:

  • Repairable

  • Audible

  • Visible

  • Both Audible and Visible

Question 156 of 177

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A 292 dated on 12/25/98 will expire on:

Select one of the following:

  • 1/25/99

  • 12/25/99

  • 1/25/00

  • 12/25/00

Question 157 of 177

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If you are driving a school bus with 51 passengers, what size first aid kit is needed?

Select one of the following:

  • 10

  • 24

  • 16

  • 23

Question 158 of 177

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You can carry alcoholic beverages as long as there are no students on board?

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 159 of 177

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When students depart your bus you tell them to walk ___ feet from the bus.

Select one of the following:

  • 15 feet

  • 20 feet

  • 10 feet

Question 160 of 177

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Your danger zone extends how far around your bus?

Select one or more of the following:

  • 6 feet

  • 10 feet

  • 14 feet

  • 30 feet or more

Question 161 of 177

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When does the bus driver wear his/her seat belt?

Select one of the following:

  • When seated in the drivers seat?

  • During the brake test?

  • When the bus is in motion?

  • When driving on the freeway?

Question 162 of 177

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What is the last thing you do before opening the school bus door during loading/un-loading students?

Select one of the following:

  • Secure the bus?

  • Turn on the Red Crossover lights?

  • Five Point Mirror Check?

  • Make sure you are on time?

Question 163 of 177

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The inside flat mirror is used for what purpose?

Select one of the following:

  • Checking traffic to the rear of the bus?

  • Checking traffic of the side of the bus?

  • Checking your students?

  • Combing your hair?

Question 164 of 177

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The department may deny, revoke or suspend the driving certificate for all of the following except one?

Select one of the following:

  • Failure to pass a medical examination.

  • For any cause relating to pupil transportation safety.

  • Moral turpitude.

  • Making a false statement on the application.

Question 165 of 177

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The department may _____ for a cause relating to school bus safety?

Select one of the following:

  • Deny

  • Suspend

  • Revoke

  • All of the above

Question 166 of 177

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Regrooved tires can be used on which of the following of school bus?

Select one of the following:

  • Front tires only

  • Rear tires only

  • Dual rear tires only

  • None of the above

Question 167 of 177

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Being able to see the rear tires touching the ground of the vehicle in front of you is called?

Select one of the following:

  • Safety circle

  • Space Cuchion

  • Reaction Time

  • None of the above

Question 168 of 177

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If you are driving a school bus and the vehicle is non-student designed vehicle, which of the following shall apply?

Select one of the following:

  • Cover the cross-over lights

  • Cover the "school bus"

  • Cover the company name

  • Both A and B

Question 169 of 177

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Of all the ages below, which of the following requires an annual physical?

Select one of the following:

  • 55

  • 60

  • 65

  • 63

Question 170 of 177

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Hazardous lights may be used on all of the following, at a railroad crossing, during a backing maneuver, during a breakdown and passing an accident or hazard.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 171 of 177

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42-passenger vehicle requires what size first aid kit?

Select one of the following:

  • 10

  • 16

  • 24

  • 25

Question 172 of 177

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When your vehicle is traveling at a high speed, your traction will:

Select one of the following:

  • Increase

  • Decrease

  • Both of the above

  • None of the above

Question 173 of 177

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Smoking is permitted on a school bus when:

Select one of the following:

  • At all times

  • When a pupil is aboard

  • When there are no pupils aboard

  • None of the above

Question 174 of 177

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During a pre-trip inspection which compartment is not required to be checked?

Select one of the following:

  • Engine

  • Passenger

  • Modesty Panel

Question 175 of 177

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During a backing maneuver you should do all of the following, use hazard lights, use all of the mirrors, use a spotter and back up slowly.

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 176 of 177

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If a driver cannot see more than 200 feet due to limited visibility, the driver should:

Select one of the following:

  • Call the dispatch for assistance.

  • Find a safe location and discontinue the route.

  • Call the local law enforcement agency for guidance.

  • None of the above

Question 177 of 177

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If a disablement occurs upon any roadway of a one-way or divided highway the reflectors shall be placed at:

Select one of the following:

  • 10 feet to the rear, 100 feet to the rear, 200 feet to the rear.

  • 200 feet to the front, 10 feet to the front, 200 feet to the front.

  • 10 feet to the rear, 100 feet to the rear, 100 feet to the front

  • 100 feet to the front, 10 feet to the rear and 1000 feet to the front

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