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BC Class 2 (Bus) Commercial Licence Practice Test 4

  • Perfect for first-time and renewal commercial applicants, and those adding endorsements
  • Based on 2024 BC commercial driver's licence manual
  • Updated for June 2024
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BC commercial driver's licence
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About this test

If you're planning to drive city buses, special activity buses, school buses, or special vehicles in British Columbia, you'll need a special type of commercial driver's licence called a Class 2 (Bus) driver's licence and be 19 years or older. This practice test will help you prepare for your Class 2 knowledge exam by quizzing you on the multiple-choice questions from the official manual.

List of questions (classic view)

  1. A bus driver should choose a safe driving speed, primarily based on
  2. The air pressure of a spare tire should equal
  3. When should the bus driver perform a safety check of the bus?
  4. You're approaching an intersection, and you notice that the roadway beyond the intersection is blocked with traffic. What should you do?
  5. When travelling slower than the other traffic, you should
  6. If you're approaching a level railway crossing that is not protected by gates or railway crossing signals, what should you do?
  7. A vehicle being used for the removal of snow from a roadway may be equipped with a
  8. What is the main purpose of maintaining the correct air pressure in the tires?
  9. A broken centre line on a roadway means that you may
  10. Which of the following items of equipment is not required on a school bus?
  11. Under the National Safety Code, how often must commercial vehicles be inspected?
  12. You're rounding a curve to the right. You should keep your front wheels
  13. Which of the following statements about a vehicle's turning radius are true?
  14. The way in which a vehicle can be manoeuvred depends on which of the following?
  15. The time you spend riding on a ferry is considered off-duty time unless
  16. A tire that is overinflated or underinflated can
  17. What should you do to prevent a vehicle fire?
  18. If your brakes get wet, what should you do?
  19. How can you ensure smooth braking of a large commercial vehicle?
  20. To qualify for a commercial driver’s licence in British Columbia, you must meet which of the following requirements?
  21. If another driver wants to pass your vehicle, what should you do?
  22. To obtain an air brake endorsement in British Columbia, you must do which of the following?
  23. Just before your vehicle comes to a full stop, you should __________ to prevent your vehicle from jerking back.
  24. To obtain a commercial driver’s licence, which of the following are required?
  25. According to the British Columbia Driving Commercial Vehicles Manual, torque is
  26. Travelling as a passenger to a place where you will start working as a driver counts as on-duty time if
  27. If tire tread damage is longer than _______, the tire should be considered defective.
  28. Unless your vehicle has antilock brakes (ABS), using light brake pressure on an icy road will
  29. When are water-cooled brakes used?
  30. Before you may obtain a Class 1, 2, or 4 driver’s licence, you must be at least ____ years old.
  31. What are the consequences if you exceed your maximum on-duty hours and a peace officer stops you?
  32. What are the main components of a simple, basic air brake system?
  33. Before you may apply for a commercial driver’s licence, you must already hold which class of driver's licence?
  34. What is an advantage of automatic slack adjusters?
  35. Which of the following are advantages of a dual air brake system?
  36. What are the articulation points of a vehicle?
  37. You may be fined as much as _______ for driving a vehicle whose brakes are out of adjustment.
  38. What is your most important concern when operating a vehicle used for transporting passengers?
  39. Which of the following should you check periodically during your trip?
  40. If a peace officer asks for your logbook and supporting documents, what documents should you provide?
  41. To recover from a skid, you should
  42. To reduce whiplash injuries, the space between your head and the head restraint should be
  43. Turning right from one two-way road into another, from where should you begin your turn?
  44. Two cars are turning left onto a divided highway. Which cars are turning correctly?
  45. Two cars arrive at a four-way stop at about the same time. Which car should go first?
  46. Uncontrolled intersections
  47. Underinflated tires and low tire pressures can cause
  48. Use extra caution when travelling through an intersection with
  49. What are some common causes of passenger injuries?
  50. What are the recommended positions for your hands on the steering wheel?
  51. In British Columbia, are you allowed to turn right at a solid red light?