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The school bus endorsement applies to applicants who wish to drive a school bus in any Class A or B CDL. To add an S endorsement to your CLP/CDL, you must pass the Delaware school bus test, and you must also pass skills tests in a school bus. The DE CDL bus test consists of 20 questions, and you'll need at least 16 correct answers to pass (80%). The knowledge test covers the following sections of the Delaware CDL Manual: School Buses, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. After studying, take this DE CDL practice test to prepare for the actual bus test!
1. Carry-on baggage should be placed:
in the aisle.
below the bus.
in a way that allows passengers to exit by any window or door in an emergency.
All of the above.
2. If your bus gets stuck on a railroad track, you should:
keep students on the bus and call for help.
lead students across the tracks, and have them stand at least 100 feet off tracks.
lead students as far away from the tracks as possible, in the direction of any oncoming train.
keep students on the bus and contact your dispatcher to explain the situation.
3. Which of the following is not a rule for using turn signals?
Signal continuously
Don't signal unless another vehicle is behind you
Cancel your signal after you have turned
Signal early
4. The stop signal arm and flashing red signals of a school bus must be used only:
in heavy traffic.
in heavy rain.
during sharp turns.
when the school bus is stopped on a street or highway to load or unload students.
5. Most fatalities occur to students who are:
out of their seats.
sitting in the rear or front seats.
outside the bus during the loading/unloading process.
inside the bus.
6. If your bus has a manual transmission:
at a multiple-track crossing, stop only before the first set of tracks.
never change gears while crossing railroad tracks.
cross the railroad tracks in a low gear.
All of the above.
7. If you are driving a school bus, the 4-way emergency flashers should:
never be used.
be used only when a train is approaching.
be activated after crossing railroad tracks.
be activated before crossing railroad tracks.
8. To ensure passenger safety during loading and unloading, bus drivers should:
always ensure that passengers are safely on the bus before closing the door(s).
allow passengers enough time to sit down or brace themselves before departing.
start and stop as smoothly as possible.
All of the above.
9. The official routes and school bus stops are established by:
each school district.
the students.
the parents.
each driver.
10. You should use the overhead inside rearview mirror to:
see what is happening on the bus.
to monitor the left and right sides of the bus at a wide angle.
to monitor traffic and check clearances.
see the front bumper "danger zone" area in front of the bus.
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DE CDL School Bus Test

Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:16
Passing score:80%
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