What is the reason if suddenly your bus leans toward the outside on a banked curve?
When going on a banked curve, always remember not to accelerate or drive too fast because your bus may lean toward the outside the curve and may cause an accident.
The governor stops the compressor from pumping air when air tank pressure rises at what cut-out level?
The governor stops the compressor from pumping air when air tank pressure rises at around 125 psi cut-out level. While when the tank pressure falls to the cut-in at around 100 psi, the governor will allow the compressor to start pumping again.
In checking the bus interior:
All the given choices are the necessary things to be checked inside the bus prior to traveling.
It is illegal to transport passengers if you have consumed an intoxicating beverage within three hours.
It is illegal to transport passengers if you have consumed an intoxicating beverage within FOUR hours.
Can you permit a passenger to carry a container of kerosene inside the bus?
Most hazardous materials cannot be carried on a bus. Hazardous materials pose a risk to health, safety, and property.
What are the things that you should mention to passengers before the trip?
Before the trip start, you should mention the rules about smoking, drinking, and the use of any device played loudly. Explaining the rules at the very beginning could help avoid the trouble later on.
While driving, where else should you check/scan aside from the interior of the bus?
While driving, you should scan the interior of the bus, as well as the road ahead.
After your bus departs from the bus stop, you notice drawbridge signage but you cannot find any traffic light. In this situation, you need to:
You should stop at all drawbridges that do not have a traffic light or attendant. Stop at least 50 feet before where the bridge begins to draw and make sure the draw is FULLY CLOSED before attempting to cross.
When the bus is underway, you can drive with the emergency exit door open.
For safety reasons, never drive with the emergency exit door open.
Which of the following containers will you allow to be carried inside the bus?
Liquid detergent is labeled as Other Regulated Product-Domestic (ORM-D) so this container shall be allowed to be carried in a bus.
You should never ______ in a closed building with riders onboard.
You should never refuel in a closed building with riders onboard. Avoid refueling your bus with riders onboard unless absolutely necessary.
Which statements below are strictly prohibited practices?
Engaging in any distracting activities while driving is prohibited. The same with chatting with riders while driving is not allowed.
Dan is traveling on an interstate highway, the safe speed for his bus is:
When driving on an interstate highway, you are allowed to speed up to 55 mph or less. For other highways, you must travel 35 mph or less. If there is a posted speed of 45 mph, you may travel up to 45 mph or less. And 25 mph for school, business, and residential areas. But always remember to slow down when you're in doubt.
To avoid accidents, every ________ has a specific safe design speed.
Every banked curve has a safe “design speed.” In good weather, the posted speed is safe for cars but it may be too fast for many buses. Always remember to slow down on curves.
While driving, you notice a speeding bus approaching in your direction. Before moving quickly to avoid possible accidents, you check where other vehicles are around your bus.
Before moving quickly to avoid possible accidents, you check where other vehicles are around your bus.
In checking the bus, make sure that the seats must be safe for passengers. A charter bus carrying agricultural workers may have up to _____temporary folding seats inside.
A charter bus carrying agricultural workers may have up to EIGHT temporary folding seats inside.
Which of the following hazardous material can you NOT transport by bus
Car battery, fireworks, and pesticides are hazardous materials that is prohibited to be carried on a bus.
Can a rider stand forward of the rear of the driver's seat?
No riders may stand forward of the rear of the driver's seat. The sight of the bus operator should not be obstructed that is why standing riders should stand behind the standee line.
Which statement is true about arriving at streetcar crossing?
In streetcar crossing, you are not required to stop, but you must slow down and carefully check for other vehicles.
While traveling, one passenger caught your attention. The passenger is complaining about the drunk man from the previous bus stop. What is the best thing to do?
When you encounter an unruly rider, you may discharge him/her to the safe area. You may also discharge such riders in the next stop or well-lit area where there are other people.
___________ require each bus to have a fire extinguisher and emergency reflectors.
Federal Regulations require each bus to have a fire extinguisher and emergency reflectors.
The interlock applies the brakes and holds the throttle in idle position when the ______ door is _______.
The interlock applies the brakes and holds the throttle in idle position when the REAR door is OPEN. You should not use this safety feature in place of the parking brake.
Why you should never allow riders on the bus until departure time?
Charter bus should not allow the passengers on the bus until departure time. This is to prevent theft or vandalism while the bus is unattended.
Your side mirrors is most likely to scrape off ________.
Bus accidents may happen anytime. Always remember the clearance your bus needs and watch for poles and tree climbs at stops because your mirrors might be scraped off especially when pulling out from a bus stop.
Before departure, always make sure that all doorways and aisle are free of all carry-on baggage. Secure baggage to:
All the choices are benefits on why every baggage of the riders should be secured.
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