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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. ABS:
allows you to drive faster.
always shortens your overall stopping distance.
keeps your wheels from locking up during hard brake applications.
helps increase brake pressure.
2. For safety during a trip, you should:
shift into a lower gear.
pull off the road and stop.
drive on the shoulder of the road.
use your senses to check for problems.
3. What factors can cause brakes to fail or fade?
Not relying on the engine braking effect
Brakes out of adjustment
Excessive use of the service brakes
All of the above.
4. Depending on the length and width of a school bus, the blind spot behind the bus could extend up to:
200 feet
150 feet
400 feet
100 feet
5. A disabled bus with passengers on board:
should not be towed or pushed, unless getting off the bus would be unsafe.
should always be towed or pushed to the nearest safe spot to discharge passengers.
must be pushed by another bus.
should be towed or pushed to its destination with the passengers on board.
6. At railroad crossings, you must stop no closer than ___ feet and no farther than ___ feet from the nearest rail.
50; 100
25; 75
15; 50
20; 40
7. When driving in fog, drivers should:
use high beams.
use low beams.
use windshield washer antifreeze.
use the windshield wipers.
8. Buses must never carry:
small arms ammunition labeled ORM-D.
emergency hospital supplies.
irritating material.
All of the above.
9. One reason parked delivery trucks can present a hazard is:
they are often hard to see.
packages may fall out of the truck.
their drivers are often in a hurry and may suddenly step out of their vehicle.
All of the above.
10. Which of the following road surfaces freezes first?
Open roads
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FL CDL School Bus Test

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