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AB Class 2 (Bus) Commercial Licence Practice Test 2 2024

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Based on 2024 AB commercial driver's license manual Instant feedback
Ready to drive a bus or other Class 2 vehicles in Alberta? First, you'll need to ace the Class 2 written knowledge test. Our practice test, updated for May 2024, features 50 questions specifically designed to help you pass. These questions are based on Alberta's official commercial driver's manual and cover critical topics such as vehicle operation, road signs, and driver conduct. Remember, you must be at least 18 and already hold a valid Class 5 licence to qualify. Don't forget to complete the mandatory School Bus Driver Improvement Program (S-Endorsement) and MELT Program from a licensed Alberta driver training school. Get started on this practice test and you'll be one step closer to a rewarding career in commercial driving. Don't overlook your medical form—you'll need to submit it before your road test.
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Perfect for:

  • First-time AB commercial license applicants
  • Existing commercial license holders adding endorsements
  • AB commercial license renewal applicants

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List of questions (classic view)

  1. When should you activate the alternately flashing yellow lights on your bus?
  2. In the context of a bus, what is meant by MRC?
  3. How can a detailed post-trip inspection support you?
  4. What should you do to swiftly accelerate an automatic transmission vehicle if additional power is required?
  5. Who is authorized to refuel a bus that runs on propane?
  6. How frequently are CVIP Inspections conducted?
  7. Among reported injuries from bus collisions, which type is most common?
  8. When should the alternately flashing amber lamps on a school bus be activated?
  9. How long is a carrier required to keep a record for a school bus?
  10. In school buses equipped with a 'No Child Left Behind' system or a 'Child Check-Mate System', which of these is not a part of the check?
  11. What happens when you upshift before reaching the proper engine speed?
  12. What is the result of holding the vehicle in too low a gear while the engine is racing?
  13. In the TRAFFIC SAFETY ACT, how is 'roadway' defined?
  14. The alternately flashing lights on a bus always need to be used when loading or unloading, except when...
  15. If a propane-fueled bus is being filled and the liquid level reaches the maximum permitted level in the tank, what happens?
  16. Is a maintenance and inspection program required to be in writing?
  17. What is the most compelling reason to maintain a clean school bus?
  18. The magnetic float gauge attached to a propane tank should indicate when the tank is filled to _____ of its total capacity.
  19. How much distance should be kept between ignition sources and propane dispensers or containers during filling?
  20. As a professional school bus driver, what is your top priority?
  21. Can you tell us what the National Safety Code (NSC) is?
  22. Under which circumstances would you need to drive in a lower gear with an automatic transmission?
  23. What should a student do after disembarking before the school bus driver can move the vehicle?
  24. Once a driver has returned to their parking location, what is the last task to perform?
  25. What does the acronym GVW represent?
  26. When should you signal your intention to change lane position?
  27. Where does the highest percentage (62%) of school bus-related fatalities occur?
  28. Why is it recommended for bus drivers to remain in the right lane or the lane closest to the shoulder on multi-lane highways?
  29. When are passengers allowed to stand up for unloading once the school bus arrives at the school?
  30. Which of the following is not part of the three R's principle for a professional school bus driver?
  31. What are crossover mirrors used for in a bus?
  32. When should you perform any turnaround while driving a bus?
  33. When is it suitable for the driver to activate the alternately flashing red lights of a school bus?
  34. Which of the following is not an objective of passenger management for a bus driver?
  35. Why should buses be in position for the afternoon pickup before students are dismissed from classes?
  36. If a bus operator enforces a no food or drink rule, what rule must the driver follow?
  37. What should you do if you lose sight of a passenger?
  38. How do passengers know when to get up and leave the bus once it is secured?
  39. What is the minimum length requirement for the front passenger crossing arm?
  40. When is it safe for special-needs children to cross a road from the bus stop?
  41. How does a driver deactivate the alternately flashing red lights on a bus?
  42. If you notice someone with a long stride, clenched fist, and an angry expression approaching your bus, what should you do?
  43. What is not an acceptable interaction between bus driver and passenger?
  44. How many steps ahead of a bus should students walk before crossing in front of it?
  45. When should a driver close the door or turn off the alternately flashing red lights on a school bus?
  46. The most important responsibility of a professional school bus operator is to drive the bus safely. What is the second most important responsibility?
  47. Which steering method is recommended to make a turn in a bus?
  48. What needs to happen inside the bus before the operator puts it in motion?
  49. If you're running 30 minutes late, what's the best course of action?
  50. How frequently do you need to place the gear lever in neutral, set the parking brake, and maintain pressure on the brake pedal once the bus has stopped?