Transportation

Safety quiz

School bus safety quiz

 

Did you know...

When approaching, turning, or following a school bus you should:

  • SLOW DOWN as soon as you see the flashing amber lights.

  • STOP at least 30 ' from the bus when the red lights are flashing.

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  1. Anytime you approach a school bus you should:

    1. stop
    2. pass in the left lane
    3. slow down and proceed with caution
    4. slow and stop 30 feet from the bus

  2. All school buses:

    1. are yellow
    2. stop at all railroad crossings
    3. stop traffic to unload children
    4. do not stop traffic in cities and towns

  3. If you are driving Car #1 in the diagram below, do you stop in this situation:
    Illustration 1 for bus safety quiz

    1. Yes
    2. No

  4. If you are driving Car #2 in the diagram above, do you stop in this situation:

    1. Yes
    2. No

  5. In this situation you should:
    Illustration 2 for bus safety quiz

    1. complete the turn
    2. wait and determine what the school bus will do
    3. turn and proceed
    4. stop in the intersection with the wheels pointed straight ahead

  6. When students depart from a school bus they may walk:

    1. in front of the bus
    2. behind the bus
    3. alongside the bus
    4. anywhere, be alert!

  7. The maximum fine for failing to stop for a stopped school bus with flashing red lights and stop paddle displayed is:

    1. $25
    2. $50
    3. $150
    4. $500

  8. Most fatalities involving a school bus occur:

    1. outside the bus while loading and unloading
    2. in the bus
    3. in head on collisions
    4. at school

  9. When stopping for a school bus that is loading children, how far away from the bus must you stop:

    1. 10'
    2. 20'
    3. 30'
    4. 40'

  10. What is the "Danger Zone" around the bus:

    1. 15' area around the entire bus
    2. 10' in front of the bus
    3. the right side of the bus
    4. behind the bus

  11. A student in the bus in front of you just threw an object and hit your windshield, you should:

    1. follow the bus and yell at the student
    2. accelerate around the bus as soon as possible
    3. get the bus number and report the incident to the Transportation office at 563-3022
    4. do nothing

  12. How many hours of training are required prior to being issued a school bus operators license in Alaska:

    1. 8 hours
    2. 16 hours
    3. 20 hours
    4. 40 hours

  13. How many school buses are used to transport Anchorage School District students on a daily basis?

    1. 146
    2. 201
    3. 255
    4. 315

  14. What is the minimum number of hours of inservice training school bus drivers in Anchorage receive on an annual basis?

    1. 4 hours
    2. 8 hours
    3. 16 hours
    4. 20 hours

  15. How many miles did school busses travel on Anchorage School District routes last year?

    1. 1,256,745
    2. 2,557,387
    3. 3,355,303
    4. 4,196,701

Answers

 
  1. c
  2. b
  3. b
  4. a
  5. b
  1. d
  2. c
  3. a
  4. c
  5. a
  1. c
  2. d
  3. c
  4. d
  5. c

 

Score

  • No Errors - Great! Get your application as a school bus driver in now!

  • 1-3 Wrong, Not Bad - You deserve a pat on the back. Anchorage School District bus drivers wish more people were as smart as you!

  • 4-5 Wrong, You passed by a hair! - Remember, the safety of the children of our community depends on your knowledge and commitment to obey the law.

  • 5 or More, Stay off the Road, until you learn more about school bus safety!