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On the Urban Route

Quiz 2

Choose the best answer for the following multiple choice questions. Your answers will be marked electronically and results will be provided to you after you complete the quiz. You may print a copy of your results.


To start a shift a bus operator makes contact with


a) A dispatcher.
b) A supervisor.
c) A mechanic.


A bus operator needs to review


a) The weather reports.
b) The bus maintenance reports.
c) The company bulletin board.


A paddle card


a) Describes a specific location along a route.
b) Describes a bus maintenance record.
c) Describes a bus route.


A dispatcher is responsible for


a) Operator timesheets.
b) Operator reports.
c) Operator assignments.


A farebox is


a) A place for bus tickets.
b) A mechanical or electronic system for collecting fares.
c) A place to buy tickets.


A vehicle defect card


a) Is filled out by maintenance.
b) Is filled out by a dispatcher.
c) Is filled out by a bus operator.


A spill kit is used to


a) Clean up hazardous spills.
b) Clean up routine spills.
c) Clean up spills.


Conducting a bus pre-trip inspection is required by


a) Law
b) Supervisors.
c) Maintenance.


How do bus operators learn safe driving manoeuvres?


a) By taking company training and by practising.
b) By having a good attitude.
c) Good drivers are born; no amount of training helps.


The five fundamentals of defensive driving are


a) Think and look ahead; anticipate hazards; keep options open; manage risk; brake intelligently.
b) Think and look ahead; anticipate hazards; keep options open; manage risk; control with finesse.
c) Think and look ahead; anticipate hazards; keep options open; choose safe speeds; control with finesse.


To end a shift an operator must


a) Conduct a post-trip inspection and check in with the supervisor.
b) Conduct a pre-trip inspection.
c) Conduct a post-trip inspection; report issues; check with the dispatcher.


Which is the most important for a bus operator?


a) Schedule and safety are equally important
b) Safety
c) Schedule


Think and look ahead means to


a) Take in the whole scene.
b) Pass safely.
c) Calculate following distances.


Defensive driving means to


a) Prevent collisions regardless of other drivers.
b) Obey all signs and signals.
c) Take the right-of-way.


Written Answer Question.


Using the sentence lead write at least 200, but no more than 225, words on: I feel I am a responsible driver because I …

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Part 2: On the School Bus