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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 Florida school bus test, and you must also pass skills tests in a school bus. The FL 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 Florida CDL Manual: School Buses, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. After studying, take this FL CDL practice test to prepare for the actual bus test!
1. Skids caused by acceleration can usually be stopped by:
taking your foot off the accelerator.
swerving to the right.
applying the brakes firmly.
swerving to the left.
2. You should NOT use the parking brakes if:
the brakes are very hot.
the brakes are too dry.
the brakes are cold.
All of the above.
3. When approaching a traffic light that has been green for a long time, you should:
maintain your current speed.
speed up to get through the light.
start slowing down and be ready to stop.
None of the above.
4. The brake and accelerator interlock system (if your bus has one):
applies the brakes when the rear door is closed.
is used to shut the air off and put on the trailer emergency brakes.
should never be used in place of the parking brake.
should be used in place of the service brake.
5. When crossing railroad tracks, you should:
try to pass slower vehicles.
not stop.
put the transmission in Neutral.
shift gears while crossing the tracks.
6. After stopping, you should:
Activate the alternating amber lights and ensure the stop arm is extended.
Turn on the right turn signal indicator.
Activate the alternating red lights and ensure the stop arm is extended.
Have the students board the school bus as quickly as possible.
7. Regrooved tires:
cannot be used on the front wheels of buses.
cannot be used on the rear wheels of buses.
cannot be used on the wheels of buses.
None of the above.
8. If you cannot make a right turn without entering another traffic lane, you should:
turn wide before you start the turn.
turn wide as you complete the turn.
swing wide to the left before starting the turn.
watch out for vehicles coming toward you and back up for them.
9. When changing lanes, you should check your mirrors:
After you complete the lane change.
Before you change lanes.
After you have signaled.
All of the above.
10. If an evacuation is in the best interest of safety, after determining the best type of evacuation what should you do next?
Protect the scene.
Walk through the bus to ensure no students remain on the bus.
Secure the bus.
Order the evacuation.
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FL School Bus Test

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