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School bus drivers must have a commercial driver license if they drive a vehicle designed to transport (seat) ............ or morepersons, including the driver.
School bus drivers must have a commercial driver license if they drive a vehicle designed to transport (seat) _____ or more persons, including the driver.
16
School bus drivers must have a ________ ________ endorsement in addition to a passenger endorsement on their commercial driver’s license (CDL).
school bus
The danger zones extend as much as ____ feet from the front bumper, ____ feet from the left and right sides of the bus and ____ feet behind the rear bumper of the school bus.
30 10 10
_________ __________ and use of all mirrors is vital to the safe operation of the school bus in order to observe the danger zone around the bus and look for students, traffic, and other objects in this area.
proper adjustment
The blind spot behind the bus could extend up to ____ feet depending on the width of the bus
400
The convex mirrors are located below the outside flat
mirrors. Ensure that the mirrors are properly adjusted so you can see:
The entire side of the bus up to the mirror mounts.

Front of the rear tires touching the ground.

At least one traffic lane on either side of the bus
Bring school bus to a full stop with the front bumper at least ___ feet away from students at the designated stop. This forces the students to walk to the bus so you have a better view of their movements.
10
You should walk through the bus and around the bus looking for the following:
Articles left on the bus.
Sleeping students.
Open windows and doors.
Mechanical/operational problems with the bus, with special attention to items that are unique to school buses –mirror systems, flashing warning, damage or vandalism.
All stops should be approved by the ________ _________ prior to making the stop.
school district
When all students are accounted for, prepare to leave
by:
Engaging the transmission.
Releasing the parking brake.
Turning off alternating flashing red lamps.
Turning on left turn signal.
Allowing congested traffic to disperse.
Checking all mirrors again
When possible, assign ____ responsible, older student assistants to each emergency exit.
2
At the Crossing:
Stop no closer than ___ feet and no farther than ___
feet from the nearest rail, where you have the best
view of the tracks.
15
50
After unloading at school, why should you walk through the bus?
Articles left on the bus.
Sleeping students.
Open windows and doors.
Mechanical/operational problems with the bus, with special attention to items that are unique to school buses –mirror systems, flashing warning, damage or vandalism.