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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 Utah school bus test, and you must also pass skills tests in a school bus. The UT 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 Utah CDL Manual: School Buses, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. After studying, take this UT CDL practice test to prepare for the actual bus test!
1. How should you brake when driving a bus with ABS?
Brake as you always have.
Always try to fully apply the brakes.
Pump the brakes as usual.
None of the above.
2. 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.
watch out for vehicles coming toward you and back up for them.
swing wide to the left before starting the turn.
3. When you need to brake, you should warn the drivers behind:
by making gestures.
by changing lanes.
by turning on the 4-way emergency flashers.
by flashing your brake lights.
4. Which of the following statements about bus evacuation is true?
If time allows, you should notify your dispatch office of the evacuation conditions, location and type of assistance needed.
You should never remove the ignition key.
If time allows, you should close all windows before leaving the bus.
All of the above.
5. When driving, you should check your mirrors:
only when there may be a problem.
every 4 seconds.
every 10 seconds.
6. Rims with welding repairs:
can be used for tires in the rear of the vehicle.
are acceptable only when carrying a heavy load.
are not safe.
can be used for tires in the front of the vehicle.
7. Before crossing railroad tracks you should:
stay to the left of the roadway if possible.
open the service door and driver's window to look and listen for approaching trains.
place the transmission in first gear.
stop no closer than 100 feet from the nearest rail.
8. Buses must never carry more than _______ total of allowed hazardous materials.
75 pounds
250 pounds
200 pounds
500 pounds
9. School buses:
are only equipped with ABS if built after March 2010.
are only equipped with ABS when transporting students.
may be equipped with ABS.
are never equipped with ABS.
10. How does ABS help you?
ABS helps you avoid wheel lock up and maintain control when you brake hard on slippery surfaces.
ABS always shortens your stopping distance.
ABS makes stab braking more effective.
ABS replaces your normal brakes and helps you  to stop faster.
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UT CDL Bus Test

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