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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 Michigan school bus test, and you must also pass skills tests in a school bus. The MI 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 Michigan CDL Manual: School Buses, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. After studying, take this MI CDL practice test to prepare for the actual bus test!
1. If a worker is close to the roadway in a work zone, you should:
drive at the posted speed limit.
pull off the road and stop.
reduce your speed below the posted speed limit.
2. Before crossing railroad tracks you should:
stop no closer than 100 feet from the nearest rail.
place the transmission in first gear.
open the service door and driver's window to look and listen for approaching trains.
3. If ABS is not working:
you should use the emergency brake.
you should use the parking brake.
you will still have brakes.
4. During an emergency student safety is generally best maintained by:
keeping students on the bus.
leading students as far away from the bus as possible.
leading students downwind of the bus if fire is present.
5. When backing, you should:
use the mirrors on both sides.
only use mirror on the driver's side.
back quickly.
6. To recognize distracted drivers, you should watch for all of the following except:
Students sitting on a bench waiting for a bus.
Drivers who are involved in conversations with their passengers.
Vehicles traveling at inconsistent speeds.
7. Always check the interior of the bus before driving, including:
Emergency exit handles
Floor covering
All of the above.
8. Active railroad crossings:
require drivers to recognize the crossing, search for any train and decide if there is sufficient space to cross safely.
have a traffic control device installed at the crossing to regulate traffic.
do not have any type of traffic control device at the crossing.
9. When loading and unloading students, drivers of a school bus should check their mirrors:
After closing the door.
After entering the traffic.
10. During unloading, if the school bus driver cannot account for a student outside the bus, the driver should:
secure the bus, and check around and underneath the bus.
assume the student got back on the bus.
walk through the bus to ensure the students is not on the bus.
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MI CDL Bus Test

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