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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. 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.
2. If you are being tailgated, you should:
make quick changes.
open up room in front of you.
increase your speed very gradually.
3. The standee line is:
a line on the floor of the bus showing riders where they cannot stand.
a line on the floor of the bus showing riders where the driver cannot stand.
is a line that passengers must stand on.
4. Properly adjusted outside mirrors should allow school bus drivers to see _______ behind the bus.
2 bus lengths
3 bus lengths
4 bus lengths
5. When approaching the bus stop, you should activate the lights approximately _______ before the bus stop.
4-6 seconds
25 seconds
5-10 seconds
6. When students unload the bus, they should:
walk at least 10 feet away from the bus.
walk along the side of the bus.
stand at the side of the bus.
7. The most students are killed each year:
while getting on and off the bus.
by drunk school bus drivers.
as passengers inside of a school bus.
8. When unloading students, a bus driver should:
count the number of students to confirm the location of all of them before pulling away from the stop.
tell students to exit the bus and walk to a position where they can plainly see the driver.
check around and underneath the bus.
9. If a bus has a restroom:
the restroom must have an emergency exit.
the restroom must have a window.
the restroom emergency buzzer must be in safe working condition.
10. The blind spot for outside left and right side flat mirrors is:
above each mirror.
immediately below and in front of each mirror.
behind each mirror.
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MI CDL School 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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