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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 Texas school bus test, and you must also pass skills tests in a school bus. The TX 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 Texas CDL Manual: School Buses, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. After studying, take this TX CDL practice test to prepare for the actual bus test!
1. When students load and unload, what should the driver do?
plan the route.
supervise the process.
ask the students to be quick.
All of the above.
2. During unloading, if the school bus driver cannot account for a student outside the bus, the driver should:
assume the student got back on the bus.
walk through the bus to ensure the students is not on the bus.
secure the bus, and check around and underneath the bus.
All of the above.
3. You must have at least _____ inch tread depth in every major groove on front tires.
4. The overhead inside rearview mirror is:
mounted on the left front corner of the bus.
mounted at the side of the windshield.
located below the outside flat mirrors.
mounted above the windshield on the driver's side area of the bus.
5. To avoid a hazard:
changing lanes is always the best thing to do.
steering away from what is ahead may be the best thing to do.
stopping is always the best thing to do.
driving on the shoulder of the road is always the best thing to do.
6. If you cannot make a right turn without entering another traffic lane, you should:
turn wide as you complete the turn.
turn wide before you start the turn.
swing wide to the left before starting the turn.
watch out for vehicles coming toward you and back up for them.
7. If your vehicle is hydroplaning, you should:
use the brakes to slow down.
accelerate to get through the water as quickly as possible.
release the accelerator and push in the clutch.
None of the above.
8. If a student drops something in front of the bus, the student should:
pick up the object as quickly as possible.
ask the driver to retrieve the item.
leave the item behind.
leave the item where it fell, and get the driver's attention and permission to retrieve the item.
9. When stopping to pick up students, you should place the vehicle in:
in second gear.
10. If a drawbridge does not have a signal light or traffic control attendant, you should:
get through the drawbridge as quickly as possible.
drive through the drawbridge with caution.
stop at least 5 feet before the draw of the bridge.
stop and look to make sure the draw is completely closed before crossing.
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TX School Bus CDL 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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