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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 New Jersey school bus test, and you must also pass skills tests in a school bus. The NJ 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 New Jersey CDL Manual: School Buses, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. After studying, take this NJ CDL practice test to prepare for the actual bus test!
1. If you are driving a school bus, the 4-way emergency flashers should:
never be used.
be activated after crossing railroad tracks.
be used only when a train is approaching.
be activated before crossing railroad tracks.
2. Even if you are not required to always stop at railroad crossings and you are sure no train is approaching, you must stop before reaching the crossing if:
there is no oncoming traffic.
there is oncoming traffic.
the tracks are not clear.
you can drive completely through the crossing without stopping.
3. When dealing with a drunk or disruptive rider, you must:
take this rider to the closest police department.
discharge the disruptive rider immediately.
ensure the rider's safety, as well as that of others.
All of the above.
4. If your vehicle is hydroplaning, you should:
use the brakes to slow down.
release the accelerator and push in the clutch.
accelerate to get through the water as quickly as possible.
None of the above.
5. If your ABS fails:
you will still have normal brake functions.
you will have no brake function, and could lose control.
the first step is to get the vehicle off the road and stop.
your tires might grab unexpectedly and you could lose control.
6. A disabled bus with passengers on board:
should not be towed or pushed, unless getting off the bus would be unsafe.
should be towed or pushed to its destination with the passengers on board.
must be pushed by another bus.
should always be towed or pushed to the nearest safe spot to discharge passengers.
7. When inspecting the vehicle, make sure that:
all emergency exits are not damaged.
all internal and external mirrors and mirror brackets are not damaged.
if equipped, the stop arm is mounted  securely  to  the  frame  of  the  vehicle.
All of the above.
8. Students should board the bus:
three at a time.
without watching their step.
two at a time.
in single file.
9. When inspecting your bus, make sure that:
seats are safe for riders.
emergency exit handles are in safe working condition.
signaling devices are working.
all of the above have been checked.
10. Your vehicle has air brakes. To stop, you should:
push the brake pedal down.
pump the brake pedal 3 times.
pull the parking brake control knob out.
release the accelerator, push in the clutch, and shift to Neutral at the same time.
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NJ 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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