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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. Hydroplaning is more likely if:
tire pressure is low.
tire tread is worn.
the road is wet.
All of the above.
2. When stopping to pick up students, you should place the vehicle in:
in second gear.
3. Baggage and freight should be secured in a way that:
allows riders to easily identify their baggage before they get off the bus in an emergency.
allows riders to quickly take their baggage with them in an emergency.
blocks one exit, but allows riders to exit by any remaining window or door in an emergency.
allows riders to exit by any window or door in an emergency.
4. If you perform the skills test in a vehicle that is not equipped with air brakes:
you will be required to take the tank vehicle test.
you will be required to operate a CMV without hydraulic brakes.
you will be restricted from operating vehicles with air brakes.
you will be required to operate vehicles with air brakes.
5. To ensure passenger safety during loading and unloading, bus drivers should:
allow passengers enough time to sit down or brace themselves before departing.
start and stop as smoothly as possible.
always ensure that passengers are safely on the bus before closing the door(s).
All of the above.
6. What should you do if your vehicle starts hydroplaning?
Release the accelerator and push in the clutch to let the wheels turn freely.
Apply the brakes and countersteer to regain control of the vehicle.
Accelerate slightly, then push in the clutch to slow down.
Leave the road completely.
7. In vehicles with air brakes, the air compressor governor:
controls when the air compressor will pump air into the air storage tanks.
controls when the air storage tanks will pump air into the air compressor.
controls how much air the air compressor will pump into the air storage tanks.
None of the above.
8. You should position the overhead inside rearview mirror to see:
the students in the first three rows.
the heads of the students right behind you.
all of the students on the bus.
the rear of the bus.
9. The driver's seat of a bus should have:
a pocket for storage.
a seat belt.
an emergency exit handle.
a brake and accelerator interlock system.
10. Air brakes use ________ to make the brakes work.
compressed oil
compressed gases
compressed gas cylinders
compressed air
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FL CDL Bus Test

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