FINAL SCHOOL BUS DRIVER ROAD TEST
GENERAL PERFORMANCE A. Railroad Crossing Hazard lights Door Open/Window Open Fan Off/Radio Off Stopping 15 to 50 feet Check for train. Closes door before crossing track. Lane Changes – Right and Left Check Mirrors Blind Sot Turn Signal Smooth Transition Traffic Signs, Signals, Officers Stop Signs Yield Signs Traffic Lights Speed Expressway Speed Road Speed Residential Speed Observation of Conditions Use of Mirrors L – R – L Turns Head Looks for clues about movement of other vehicles and persons well ahead. Turns Left Turns Right Turns Stopping Signal approaching curb at school. Stops in correct lane for loading, unloading and railroad procedure. S U
Position on Roadway Maintains Proper Following Distance Stays in Middle of Lane Drives in Proper Lane Correct lane usage before, during and after a turn. Maintains good following distance. Changes lanes properly. Observing Uses inside and outside mirrors properly. Checks blind spots. Checks left and right at intersection, RR crossings, etc. Communicating Uses turn signals properly. Signals well in advance. Uses all signals properly. Adjusting Speed Adjusts according to driving conditions. Adjusts when crossing and turning at intersections. Adjusts according to roadway surface and configuration. Adjusts when following another vehicle. Judging Time, Space, and Distance Adequate for turning. Adequate for crossing intersection. Adequate for lane change. Adequate for passing. Adequate for following. Adequate when stopping. Loading and Unloading Proper use of eight-way flasher warning system. Counts and recounts students as they enter or exit. Applies parking brake. Puts gear shift in neutral. Rocks and rolls for correct mirror usage. Signals students to cross in front of the bus. Does not move the bus until all students are safe.
Attitude – Relaxed, Confident, Follows Directions Attention Is not distracted from driving.
This is to certify that _____________________________________________was given a driving test in a ________capacity school bus on _____________________ and I find the following:
1. Driver can handle a ______ capacity school bus in an efficient manner. 2. Driver needs more practice in driving a ______ capacity school bus. 3. In my opinion this person cannot handle a ______ capacity school bus.