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You are driving a 40 foot bus at 30 mph. The road is dry and visibility is good. You should keep a safety space in front of your bus thatis at least ___ seconds.
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When you arrive at a bus stop, you should announce the:location, reason for stopping, next departure time, and the bus numberIf there is no traffic light or attendant, stop for a drawbridge about ___ feet from the draw.50If your bus has an emergency exit door, it must:be closed when operating the busCarry-on baggage:can never be left in a doorway or an aisleCharter bus drivers should not allow riders on the bus until:departure timeBuses may have recapped or regrooved tires:anywhere except the front wheelsYou should check your mirrors:regularly as part of your scan for potential hazardsThe stop railroad tracks, a bus driver should stop ___ to ___ feet before the nearest track.15; 50When you discharge an unruly rider, you should choose a place:that is as safe as possibleWhich of the following types of emergency equipment must you have on your bus?fire extinguisher, spare electric fuses, reflectorsWhich of the following types of cargo can never be carried on a bus?irritating materials or tear gasWhich of these statements is true about speed management and braking?you need about four times as much stopping distance at 40 mph as you need at 20 mphWhich of these statements is true about managing space to the sides of your bus?you should avoid traveling next to others when possibleWhich of these actions will result in the best control on a curve?slow to a safe speed before entering a curve, then accelerate slightly through itWhen driving a bus across railroad tracks, you:should never change gears if your bus has a manual transmissionMany buses have curved (convex or "spot") mirrors. These mirror:make things seem smaller and farther away than they really areWhich of these statements is true about seeing ahead?good drivers shift their attention back and forth, near and farYou are driving at night and you must dim your headlights from high to low. What should you do with your speed?slow downBusses must not carry more than ___ pounds or any one class of allowed hazardous materials.100Baggage or fright carried on a bus must be secured:so any door or window can be used in an emergencyCarrying hazardous materials on a bus is:permitted if they meet certain conditionsIf your bus leans towards the outside in a banked curve, you:are driving to fastIf a bus breaks down and there are passengers on board, the busmay be towed to the nearest safe spot to discharge the passengersIf you have a rider on the bus, you should never fuel your bus:in a closed buildingThe posted speed for a turn:may be unsafe for a busThe maximum distance you can stop away from a railroad crossing is:50 feetWhen driving a bus, you should look __ to __ seconds ahead of you.12 - 15You are driving on a slippery road during the day. How much space does the Commercial Driver Handbook says you should keep ahead of you?allow much more space than needed for ideal driving conditionsYou should not let bus riders stand:In front of the standee lineYou are driving a bus. You:should never talk unneccessarily with ridersYou must sign the previous driver inspection report only when:the defects reported have been repairedWhile driving a bus, you should :scan the road ahead, as well as the interior of your busWhen waiting to merge into traffic, you should:always wait for a large enough gap before mergingWhen are you allowed to drive with an emergency exit doors open?you may never drive with an emergency exit door openWhen you are driving, a hazard is:anyone or anything that may cause an unsafe conditionWhen you arrive at a bus stop, you should announce the reason for stopping and the:location, estimated arrival at the next destination, and the bus numberWhen driving a bus, the emergency roof hatches:may be left in a closed but unlocked positionWhen you inspect your bus, make sure that:riders signaling devices are workingRiders should be reminded to take belongings with them:before bringing the bus to a complete stopNormally, how many seats that are not securely fastened to the bus are allowed?0