In order to maintain a valid California Special Driver's Certificate, school bus drivers must possess a valid first aid card for?
Duration of the certificate?
A 50 pasenger bus requires how many units in the First Aid Kit?
On a four lane highway what lanes of travel should a shool bus travel in?
Either outside lane/2 outer lanes?
Any of the above?
If you increase your _________, it will cause a decrease in __________?
Speed, Braking Distance?
Visual lead time, Reaction time?
Speed, Following Distance?
You must be at least ____ years of age to operate a school bus with passengers?
Which mirrors are not required on a school bus?
What four mirrors are required on a school bus?
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?
What is the maximum speed limit (in California) for a school bus with students on board?
What type of endorsement is a school bus driver required to have on their license?
What is the maximum driving time for a school bus driver, allowed by the hours of service regulation?
When can a school bus driver use their horn?
From 0700 to 1800?
to let students know the bus is waiting?
Never in the city?
To insure the safe operation of the bus?
A driver is required to have a physical ever _____ years if they are under ______ years of age?
If your ____ , you must renew your physical every year.
All school bus stops made for receiving and discharging pupils shall be designated by?
Department of Education?
School District Superintendent?
An applicant who has been denied a California Special Drivers Certificate may reapply after a period of not less than?
The driver of a school bus shall not eject any schoo pupil unless the pupil is given into the custody of?
Person designated by the parent?
The official name of the document on which the driver's training is recorded on is the?
DMV form 51?
State Dept. of Education Form TO - 1?
DMV form 151?
A driver must have ______ hours of classroom instruction in their last training period to renew their certificate?
The air on a school bus must recycle every?
You can test (written and driving) with the CHP to renew your California School Bus Certificate how many days before your Birthday?
The DMV shall deny or revoke a school bus, applicant or certification holder for all but one of the following reasons:
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?
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.
How many floor level door are required on a wheelchair bus?
A driver must have _____ hours of classroom training in their training period to renew their certificate?
No more than ______ students shall be allowed to sit beside the driver of a type 2 bus?
You may not idle (leave your bus running) a school bus for more than _____ seconds prior to departing a school loading zone:
When the warning devises are placed on a two-lane roadway because of a disabled vehicle, place the devises?
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?
If your brakes fail to work efficiently you should discontinue operation when:
At the end of the route?
At the end of the day?
Immediately to the nearest place of safety?
As soon as is convenient?
School bus evacuations shall be conducted:
Every two years?
Every six months?
Every nine months?
Who issues the permanent school bus drivers certificate:
A type 2 school bus can carry_______ passengers and the driver:
More then 16?
Not more then 16?
Not more then 16 including individuals in wheel chairs?
School bus tires shall not be used with _____ or ____:
A school bus stop may not be closer then _____feet to the nearest rail of any railroad crossing?
An original applicant to drive a school bus must successfully complete at least a _______ hour course by the Department of Education:
School bus brake systems may be modified only with the approval of the:
Bus Chasses Manufacturer?
Alcoholic beverages are prohibited on a school bus:
When students are on board?
At any time?
When teachers are aboard?
When on a field trip?
Tires on the rear of a school bus must have at lease _______ of an inch of tread:
What state agency is responsible for Rules and Regulations for school bus safety and operations:
Department of Motor Vehicles?
Department of Transportation?
Department of Education?
California Highway Patrol?
All first aid kits on a school bus must be:
Readily visible (or compartment clearly marked)
All of the above?
You are carrying 16 students on your bus how many units must be in the first aid kit:
at a minimum school buses shall carry one or two fire extinguishers have an aggregate rating of not less then?
Wheelchair buses require at least two fire extinguishers each one rated at not less then:
Idling (engine running) of a school bus may not be longer than ______ withing _______ feet of a school:
5 minutes / 50?
1 minute / 200?
45 Seconds / 100?
30 Seconds / 100?
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?
Fire extinguishers on a school bus must be inspected and certified by someone authorized by?
State Fire Marshal?
You are carrying 40 passengers on your school bus, how many units in the first aid kit must you have:
The speed limit is ______MPH when you come within 100 feet of a railroad crossing and cannot see for ______ feet in both directions:
A drivers log book is required when:
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
At all railroad crossings the driver shall:
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?
You may use hazard lights (four way flashers) at all but one of the following:
Slow moving vehicle?
Passing a hazardous situation?
School Bus Stop?
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:
A school bus driver shall not transport, or knowingly permit passengers to carry any hazardous material this restriction shall not apply to:
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?
Prior to the operation of a school bus the driver shall inspect ________ to insure they are in a safe condition:
All eats, handrails and modesty panel?
Passengers ______ not be permitted in the front step well of any school bus while the bus is in motion?
No animals shall be transported on a school bus except:
Trained guide, signal and service dogs?
Small animals in cages?
Pets for classroom use?
No animals are allowed?
A properly documented and signed _______ certifies the applicant is competent to drive a school bus:
During the hours of darkness the interior lights on a school nus must be used:
At all times with passengers aboard?
When passengers enter and exit the bus?
When deemed necessary?
Second and third answer?
The Safety Circle consist of: The Zone of Action, Accident Zone and:
The Zone of perception?
The Zone of safety?
The vehicle reference Zone?
The Zone of recognition?
When school buses are in convoy and must cross a railroad crossing they must do all of the below except:
Prevent roll back?
Look and listen?
Open the driver's window?
Re-groved tires _____ be used on the ______ axle of a school bus:
Prior to leaving on a field trip your safety speech should explain:
Location of emergency exits, first aid kit?
Location and use of fire extinguishers reflectors?
Keeping body part inside of windows?
Your following distance should be ________ of following a car:
A school bus driver has the right to decide to stop driving the bus on a route or field trip for the following reasons:
Reduced visibility of 200 feet?
If you were hi-jacked what should you do:
Don't be a hero?
The first 45 minutes are the most dangerous?
Don't ask questions?
If you're employed by more than one employer you are required to report all working hours and driving times to each employer:
Within 24 hours?
Withing 48 hours?
When reporting for your tour of duty?
Every 80 hours?
Backing on a street or highway shall not be made until such movement can be made:
With a spotter?
When it is reasonably safe?
With hazard lights on?
Not at all?
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:
The supervisor said it was ok?
To get it off the roadway?
Only emergency repairs?
You are required to operate Red Light Cross Over and Stop Arms:
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?
When a pupil is aboard the driver shall not leave the drivers compartment without:
Sitting the parking brake?
Turning off the motor/removing the key?
Placing the transmission in park or neutral if equipped?
A school bus driver can be on duty for _______ hours but drive only ______ of those hours:
To classify as a school bus accident, a bus must have:
Five or more students on board?
At least two students on board?
Just the driver?
At least one student on board?
What department normally investigates school bus accidents:
A school bus driver must escort students across the street in what grades:
Any grade Below 12th?
Kindergarten to 8th?
All the above?
A school bus shall _____ tow another vehicle:
Only if it is broken down?
If the battery is dead?
Only if necessary?
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:
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?
When warning devices are placed on a two way road, they must be placed where:
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?
A school bus driver can be on duty for:
________ 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:
_________When the RPM's of the engine exceed the manufacturer's specifications for the transmission, the transmission may:
Shift into neutral?
Overtach the engine?
Hazard lights are activated__________ feet from a railroad crossing?
The Special driver certificate (DL 45) will expire:
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?
Horns on your vehicle:
Should only be utilized to avoid an accident?
At a school bus stop?
To ensure it is working?
To say HI to someone?
The vehicle inspection approval certificate (CHP 292) if dated 27 DEC 57 Will expire when:
27 DEC 58?
27 DEC 60?
27 DEC 59?
27 JAN 59?
As road speed increases, the driver must __________ his/her visual lead time:
Stay the same?
None of the above?
Brake failure occurs mainly due to :
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:
On duty and driving time starts at a point following _________ consecutive hours off duty:
A school bus driver must have what type of endorsement with their CDL:
What valid class Driver's license must a school bus driver possess?
4 or 1?
C or D?
A or B?
1 or 3?
What type of conditions can affect your speed in a school bus:
Visibility/ Atmospheric conditions?
For a non-school sponsored field trip, which of the following is incorrect:
The crossover lights need to be Covered?
The word school must be covered?
Must be properly registered?
When a school bus must cross a railroad crossing, they must do all the below except:
Set the parking brake or keep their service brake depressed to prevent roll back?
Open the door?
Blind intersections are where you cannot see for ___________ feet in either direction during the last________ feet before crossing:
A school bus/SPAB driver must have in their possession a valid license of the appropriate class, a special driver's certificate and:
A first aid card?
DL 51A Medical Examination Certificate?
Air brake endorsement?
TO 1 card?
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: _______ ?
24 months / 25 days?
18 months / 30 days?
10 months / 30 days?
12 months / 30 days?
What is the area called between you and the vehicle you are following:
If you lose your school bus certificate DL 45, when can you drive a school bus:
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?
If you are terminated by your employer for pupil transportation safety, DMV may ___________ your certificate:
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:
When do the pupils become and end the drivers responsibility:
Upon boarding and departing?
As soon as you can recognize them and when you no longer see them?
When the bus leaves the stop?
When is it legal to have a school bus stop within 200 feet of a railroad track:
When the tracks run parallel to the road?
At a railroad station?
Both A and B above?
When can strobe lights legally be used:
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?
First Aid Kits must be:
Constructed to prevent dust and moisture?
Removable from place secured?
Contain the required units?
Which of the below is not required on a school bus:
First Aid Kit?
A commercial driver with a 0.01% alcohol level must wait how long before driving:
Who is allowed to stand on a school bus?
A person requested to do so by the driver?
Trainer or Instructor?
A school bus does not have to stop at a railroad crossing with which exempt sign:
Black lettering/Yellow background?
Must always stop?
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:
What do you do first as you appoach a school bus stop?
Activate the amber crossover lights?
Activate the turn signal?
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:
At a draw bridge that does not have a signal light or traffic attendant, Stop at least ________ feet before the draw of the bridge:
Which of the following could be used as a vehicle reference when backing around the corner:
The front bumper?
The rear bumper?
The rear tires?
The driver's side window?
You see a vehicle pass a school bus with its flashing red light signal and stop arm activated you can report this violation within:
The TO-1 training Certificate shall be signed and dated by the driver and instructor within ________days after the training period ends:
A SPAB Driver applying for a school bus certificate need how many hours of classroom and behind the wheel training:
Mirrors shall be located to give a view of the highway for a distance of at least _________ to the rear:
Which of the following statements are not true for school bus approaching the railroad crossing?
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.
All of the mirrors listed below are required except:
Left and right flat mirror.
Right and left convex mirror.
Inside flat mirror.
On school buses the horn shall be:
Capable of emitting sound up to 200 ft.
Which department is responsible for the adoption to the rules and regulations?
If you are employed by 2 employers, you must inform them of the hours you have worked, how often?
Once a month?
Once a week?
Immediately when reporting for duty?
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?
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?
When can a school bus driver drive with the doors open?
When there is a pupil on board.
When there is no pupil on board.
On a hot day.
None of the above.
Can a school bus driver make repairs to the school bus?
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.
During an emergency breakdown what kind of repair can be made by the driver?
Only necessary emergency road repairs.
Removing the engine.
Removing the fue tank.
Before leaving the drivers compartment the driver shall:
Remove the ignition keys.
Place the transmission in the proper gear.
Set the parking brake.
Most accidents occur due to:
Dry weath conditions.
Reaction time and stopping distance.
Visual lead time.
The driver of a school bus shall insure the interior lights are on:
During darkness for passengers to enter and exit safely.
Whenever it is deemed necessary.
At all times.
Both A and B
School bus drivers shall activate their crossover lights at what point?
When it is safe and there are no cars within close range.
Soon as the driver reaches their destination.
Upon approach to the stop.
Amber lights must be activated how many feet prior to the school bus stop?
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:
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.
School bus driver shall not drive if the vehicle has tires with which of the following?
Boot or blowout patches.
Bulges or cuts.
Exposed or damge cord.
Any of the above.
A school bus driver can renew their school bs certificate how soon prior to expiration?
Who can give behind the wheel trainees training?
A certified Instructor.
A delegated behind the wheel trainer.
An inservice trainer.
Which lanes can a school bus be drivin in?
The two right hand lanes.
The 3rd and 4th lanes.
Lanes 1 and 2
Visual lead-time will _________ with speed?
Both Decrease and Increase
Which of the following equipment is required on a school bus?
First aid kit
How many hours can a school bus driver drive?
When does the driver's tour of duty begin?
After 8 consecutive hours off duty.
After the AM route.
When you are relieved from all duty.
When first reporting on duty.
In an emergency situation, driving hours can be extended by how many hours?
Who can direct the school bus driver to proceed in an unsafe vehicle?
None of the above
On an activity trip, who is responsible for stoppin the vehicle in times of limited visibility?
The bus driver.
When does the responsibility to the student begin and end with the bus driver?
When the student is in view of the driver coming and going.
Before the bus arrives.
Loading, unloading and riding only.
What is the tread required for the back tires?
What is a type 1 vehicle?
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.
What is a type 2 vehicle?
Designed after 4/1/77 to carry 20 passengers and the driver.
Going up a hill behind a slow moving vehicle, a vehicle must use a turnout when they are followed by how many vehicles?
4 or more.
5 or more
On a wheelchair school bus, how many fire extinguishers are needed and at what rating?
2 @ 8bc
2 @ 4bc
Not less than 2 @ 8bc
On a wheelchair school bus you shall have two floor level doors. The warning device shall be:
Both Audible and Visible
A 292 dated on 12/25/98 will expire on:
If you are driving a school bus with 51 passengers, what size first aid kit is needed?
You can carry alcoholic beverages as long as there are no students on board?
When students depart your bus you tell them to walk ___ feet from the bus.
Your danger zone extends how far around your bus?
30 feet or more
When does the bus driver wear his/her seat belt?
When seated in the drivers seat?
During the brake test?
When the bus is in motion?
When driving on the freeway?
What is the last thing you do before opening the school bus door during loading/un-loading students?
Secure the bus?
Turn on the Red Crossover lights?
Five Point Mirror Check?
Make sure you are on time?
The inside flat mirror is used for what purpose?
Checking traffic to the rear of the bus?
Checking traffic of the side of the bus?
Checking your students?
Combing your hair?
The department may deny, revoke or suspend the driving certificate for all of the following except one?
Failure to pass a medical examination.
For any cause relating to pupil transportation safety.
Making a false statement on the application.
The department may _____ for a cause relating to school bus safety?
All of the above
Regrooved tires can be used on which of the following of school bus?
Front tires only
Rear tires only
Dual rear tires only
Being able to see the rear tires touching the ground of the vehicle in front of you is called?
If you are driving a school bus and the vehicle is non-student designed vehicle, which of the following shall apply?
Cover the cross-over lights
Cover the "school bus"
Cover the company name
Of all the ages below, which of the following requires an annual physical?
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.
42-passenger vehicle requires what size first aid kit?
When your vehicle is traveling at a high speed, your traction will:
Both of the above
Smoking is permitted on a school bus when:
At all times
When a pupil is aboard
When there are no pupils aboard
During a pre-trip inspection which compartment is not required to be checked?
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.
If a driver cannot see more than 200 feet due to limited visibility, the driver should:
Call the dispatch for assistance.
Find a safe location and discontinue the route.
Call the local law enforcement agency for guidance.
If a disablement occurs upon any roadway of a one-way or divided highway the reflectors shall be placed at:
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
School bus drivers with a BAC of __________ will be placed out of service for how long?
.01 for 24 hours
.04 for 24 hours
.08 for 24 hours
Before you can drive a vehicle on the roadway unsupervised you have to be proficient with what of the following?
To drive a school bus you shall have in your possession?
CDL A or B
Prior to departure of an activity trip, a school bus driver shall discuss emergency procedures and which of the following?
The locations of the emergency exits.
The location of the first aid kits.
The location of the fire extinguisher.
How long is a 292 inspection approval certifiate good for?
None of the above.