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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 Vermont school bus test, and you must also pass skills tests in a school bus. The VT 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 Vermont CDL Manual: School Buses, Vehicle Inspection Test, Basic Control Skills Test and Road Test. After studying, take this VT CDL practice test to prepare for the actual bus test!
1. When driving a school bus in strong winds, you should:
Keep a strong grip on the steering wheel and try to anticipate gusts.
Avoid pulling off the road to wait
Speed up to get away from the wind as quickly as possible
2. When you double your speed, the braking distance is:
4 times longer.
the same.
3 times longer.
3. At passive railroad crossings, even if there are active railroad signals that indicate the tracks are clear, you must _________  to be sure it is safe to proceed.
stop, look, and listen
listen, look and stop
go, stop and listen
4. You should always adjust your speed to be able to stop within:
50 feet.
the distance you can see ahead.
the length of your vehicle.
5. Buses must never carry:
tear gas.
hospital supplies.
small arms ammunition labeled ORM-D.
6. When evacuating the bus, a safe place will be at least _____ off the road in the direction of oncoming traffic.
100 feet
20 feet
30 feet
7. If your school bus is equipped with ABS, it will have:
a yellow ABS malfunction lamp on the instrument panel.
an ABS certification on the driver’s side area of the bus.
None of the above.
8. Air brakes use ________ to make the brakes work.
compressed air
compressed gas cylinders
compressed gases
9. When students load and unload, what should the driver do?
plan the route.
supervise the process.
ask the students to be quick.
10. ABS malfunction lamps are located:
on the driver'door.
under the hood.
on the instrument panel.
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VT CDL School 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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