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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. When approaching an emergency vehicle stopped on the side of the road with lights flashing, you should:
yielding the right-of-way by coming to a complete stop.
move to the lane not next to that of the emergency vehicle.
stay in the right lane.
speed up.
2. Service brakes should:
be checked before each trip.
only be checked by a mechanic.
always be checked before applying the brakes.
All of the above.
3. To correct a drive-wheel braking skid, you should:
stop braking.
apply the brakes and turn in the direction of the skid.
None of the above.
4. The inside rearview mirror is used to:
see the "danger zone" areas around the bus.
see the "danger zone" areas insde the bus.
monitor passenger activity inside the bus.
see hazards ahead.
5. How should you brake if your vehicle loses ABS?
Pump the brake repeatedly
Step on and off the brake pedal several times
Brake as you always have.
Stay off the Brake
6. When a school bus is stalled on a railroad-highway crossing, the driver should:
evacuate the bus and lead the students as far away from railroad tracks as possible and in the direction of any oncoming train.
evacuate the bus and escort the students to a nearby ditch.
keep the students on the bus to maintain student safety and control.
evacuate the bus and lead the students upwind of the bus.
7. Do not push or tow a disabled bus with riders aboard the vehicle, unless:
getting off would be unsafe.
the majority of the passengers agree.
the distance to be covered is less than 5 miles.
there are 15 students or less.
8. When parked on the side of the road, you should:
use the 4-way emergency flashers.
turn off all lights.
activate the right turn signal.
flash your brake lights.
9. The overhead inside rearview mirror is used to:
perform a safe stop at designated unloading areas.
monitor passenger activity inside the school bus.
monitor the blind spot area directly behind the driver’s seat.
allow congested traffic to disperse.
10. When dealing with a disruptive rider, you should:
give the rider a cup of coffee.
discharge such rider immediately.
discharge the rider at the next scheduled stop.
call for help.
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UT CDL School Bus Test

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