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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 Oregon school bus test, and you must also pass skills tests in a school bus. The OR 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 Oregon CDL Manual: School Buses, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. After studying, take this OR CDL practice test to prepare for the actual bus test!
1. When a school bus is stalled on a railroad-highway crossing, the driver should:
keep the students on the bus to maintain student safety and control.
evacuate the bus and lead the students upwind of the bus.
evacuate the bus and escort the students to a nearby ditch.
evacuate the bus and lead the students as far away from railroad tracks as possible and in the direction of any oncoming train.
2. When arriving at a destination, it is best to tell passengers to take their carry-ons with them:
before coming to a complete stop.
after stopping.
as they get off the bus.
at least twice.
3. The area to the left of the bus is always considered dangerous because of:
passing pedestrians.
passing vehicles.
blind spots.
parked vehicles.
4. To recognize distracted drivers, you should watch for all of the following except:
Vehicles traveling at inconsistent speeds.
Students sitting on a bench waiting for a bus.
Drivers who are involved in conversations with their passengers.
Drivers talking on the phone.
5. Rough acceleration:
improves gas mileage.
is recommended during long trips.
can cause mechanical damage.
is necessary to warm up the engine.
6. School bus drivers should position the outside convex mirrors to see:
the right and left front tires touching the ground.
the top of the rear window.
the area from the front of the bus to the service door.
the front of the rear tires touching the ground.
7. If you feel drowsy, you should _______ before driving.
drink coffee
listen to upbeat music
8. Which of the following is NOT a warning sign of fatigue?
Frequent blinking
Driving at the speed of the traffic
Trouble remembering the last few miles driven
Heavy eyelids
9. To know if your vehicle is equipped with ABS, look for:
the ABS shipping paper.
the ABS logo on the steering wheel.
a yellow ABS malfunction lamps on the instrument panel.
an ABS placard.
10. You must have at least _____ inch tread depth in every major groove on front tires.
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OR CDL School Bus Test

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