View instructions
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 Maine school bus test, and you must also pass skills tests in a school bus. The ME 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 Maine CDL Manual: School Buses, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. After studying, take this ME CDL practice test to prepare for the actual bus test!
1. The overhead inside rearview mirror is used to:
perform a safe stop at designated unloading areas.
monitor passenger activity inside the school bus.
monitor the blind spot area directly behind the driver’s seat.
2. When changing lanes, you should:
do it slowly, so a driver you did not see may have a chance to honk their horn.
turn sharply.
do it quickly so other vehicles won't get into the lane.
3. The overhead inside rearview mirror is:
located below the outside flat mirrors.
mounted on the left front corner of the bus.
mounted above the windshield on the driver's side area of the bus.
4. Buses must never carry:
tear gas.
hospital supplies.
small arms ammunition labeled ORM-D.
5. It is safer to drive over (rather than to avoid) which of the following?
Cardboard boxes
Paper and cloth sacks
None of the above.
6. Emergency brakes must be held on by:
air pressure.
hydraulic pressure.
mechanical force.
7. To make the brakes work, air brakes use:
hydraulic air.
compressed air.
8. How many drinks per hour can be handled by the liver?
About 3 drinks per hour.
About 2 drinks per hour.
About 1 drink per hour.
9. When evacuating the bus, a safe place will be at least _____ off the road in the direction of oncoming traffic.
30 feet
100 feet
20 feet
10. The outside convex mirrors are located:
above the outside flat mirrors.
above the windshield on the driver's side area of the bus.
below the outside flat mirrors.
Page 1 of 2
Next page

ME CDL School Bus Test

Number of questions: 20
Correct answers to pass:16
Passing score:80%
Share This Online CDL Test
Rate this CDL School Bus Test
4.6 out of 5
based on 267 votes