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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. When you are about to pass a vehicle, you should:
make gestures.
slow down.
make eye contact.
assume they don't see you.
2. The blind spot for outside left and right side flat mirrors is:
immediately below and in front of each mirror.
above each mirror.
to the left of each mirror.
behind each mirror.
3. Rough acceleration:
is necessary to warm up the engine.
improves gas mileage.
can cause mechanical damage.
is recommended during long trips.
4. When using outside left and right side flat mirrors, the blind spot behind the bus usually extends:
10 to 50 feet.
30 to 50 feet.
50 to 150 feet.
300 to 500 feet.
5. Which of the following is a special danger of loading and unloading a bus?
Student clothing or accessories accessories may be caught in the handrail or door as they exit the bus.
Students may disappear from the driver's sight.
Students may drop an object near the bus.
All of the above.
6. The safety valve is usually set to open at:
150 psi.
200 psi.
75 psi.
100 psi.
7. You must have at least _____ inch tread depth in every major groove on front tires.
8. Right after it starts to rain, the road is very slippery. Why?
Because rain is very slippery.
Because the water mixes with oil left on the road by vehicles.
Because black ice may form on the road.
None of the above.
9. If your bus has a manual transmission:
cross the railroad tracks in a low gear.
never change gears while crossing railroad tracks.
at a multiple-track crossing, stop only before the first set of tracks.
All of the above.
10. Service brakes should:
only be checked by a mechanic.
always be checked before applying the brakes.
be checked before each trip.
All of the above.
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FL School Bus Test

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