The following true or false questions are samples from the CDL exam for school bus operators. Use them to test the expertise of your driver staff. 1) If a student is having a seizure, you should guide his arms through his movements to reduce injuries. 2) A CDL learner’s permit is valid for one year. 3) When stopped at a corner and waiting to turn left across a lane of oncoming traffic, the front wheels of the bus should be turned slightly left. 4) The federal government is responsible for providing services for special education programs. 5) Your following distance behind the vehicle ahead of your bus, on a good road with high visibility, should be at least the distance the bus travels in four seconds. 6) When starting an empty bus on a slippery road, it is best to use second gear and let the clutch pedal up slowly. 7) Federal law requires that all school buses be equipped with a seat belt for the bus driver. 8) Emergency vehicles (fire engines, ambulances and police cars) must obey the red flashing lights of a bus. 9) If you turn your bus around at a loading zone, always unload your passengers before making the turnaround and then always load them after making the turnaround so you will have increased visibility. 10) A road surface is more slippery during heavy rain than it is when the rain is just starting.
Answers: 1) True, 2) False, 3) False, 4) True, 5) True, 6) True, 7) True, 8) True, 9) False, 10) False