Passenger Test 6

1. When must a driver's inspection report be completed?
After every rest break
At the end of every work day
At every duty status change
At the start of every trip

2. When you are not sure who has the right of way, the safest course of action is to:
Let the vehicle on the right have the right of way
Let the faster vehicle have the right of way
Let whoever got there first have the right of way
Let the other driver have the right of wa

3. Which of these statements about speed management is true?
You should be able to stop within the distance that you can see ahead
The posted speed limit is safe for all conditions
The heavier the bus, the less stopping distance required
All of the above are true.

4. An oncoming vehicle keeps its high beams on. You should deal with this hazard by:
Turning your high beams on
Blinking your trailer or side lights
Looking to the right side of your lane
Putting down your visors to block the beams

5. According to federal regulations, the minimum depth required for tire tread on steering axle tires is ____ of an inch.

6. All of the following should be in good working order before driving. Which item must be in good working order before the bus can leave?
Destination sign
Service brakes
Rest room service

7. Which of these statements about gear ranges in buses with automatic transmissions is true?
The highest range should only be used with heavy loads
The highest range should be used at all times except when roads are slippery
Lower ranges should only be used by buses equipped with engine brakes.
Lowest ranges should be used for greater engine braking on downgrades

8. If your bus becomes disabled on a freeway or expressway and you must stop on the left side of the road, it is best to stop so that the bus is:
At an angle to traffic with the front door facing the downstream side of traffic
In line with traffic, against the farthest left wall divider, or line
In line with traffic and centered between the left edge of the shoulder and the left edge of traffic
None of the above

9. A straight vehicle weighing 20,000 pounds GVWR which hauls 20 passengers falls into which CDL class:
All of the above.

10. As the driver of a bus, how can you best avoid hindering other traffic on the highway?
By staying in the right hand lane
By driving slightly faster than the other traffic
By traveling in convoy packs with other heavy vehicles
By passing only the slowest vehicles