- 1 How far should you stop away from a school bus?
- 2 What is the fine for driving around a school bus?
- 3 What are the rules to be followed while boarding the school bus?
- 4 Should I turn my head when changing lanes?
- 5 When a school bus is loading or unloading students you do not need to stop?
- 6 What is the first thing a driver should do after deciding to make a turn?
- 7 Do school buses have exterior cameras?
- 8 What does it mean when a school bus is stopped and it’s red lights are flashing?
- 9 What should you do while waiting for a bus?
- 10 Which rule will you follow while waiting for a bus?
- 11 What should be done while riding a bus?
- 12 When changing lanes you should never?
- 13 When changing lanes a driver must turn his head to check the blind spots?
- 14 Should you look over your shoulder when switching lanes?
How far should you stop away from a school bus?
You must come to a full stop about 20 metres (about 4 to 5 car lengths) away from the school bus. This distance allows drivers of other vehicles behind you to see the flashing lights and students crossing the highway.
What is the fine for driving around a school bus?
Passing a stopped school bus on the right is a fine of $500 to $1,200 and license suspension of 30 days for first offense, no less than 30 days for second offense and 30 days to 120 days for subsequent offenses. Six (6) points assessed against driving record. Must stop at least 25 feet away from a school bus.
What are the rules to be followed while boarding the school bus?
Stand in a proper queue to board the bus. Never run after your bus once it leaves. Do not run towards/ approach the bus until the bus stops and the conductor opens the door. Never go under/ behind the bus, if any thing gets dropped out of the bus.
Should I turn my head when changing lanes?
Simply stated, you need to turn your head far enough to clear the area not visible in your mirrors. I generally instruct that it should be a ‘shoulder check’ far enough the you can see the area alongside your rear passenger door – if you have one.
When a school bus is loading or unloading students you do not need to stop?
You must stop at least thirty feet from a stopped school bus that is loading or unloading children. This is required by law whether you are meeting the bus or traveling behind it.
What is the first thing a driver should do after deciding to make a turn?
First you will need to stop at the stop line, make sure that you do not interfere with pedestrians, bicyclists, or vehicles moving on their green light, and make a turn. If a street has a left turn lane, you must use it when you turn left.
Do school buses have exterior cameras?
Do school buses have cameras in California? Not yet. Senate Bill 371 would allow school districts to install external stop arm cameras.
What does it mean when a school bus is stopped and it’s red lights are flashing?
FLASHING RED LIGHTS ON SCHOOL BUSES MEANS OTHER VEHICLES MUST STOP. A school bus stops to drop off children. These flashing lights mean the bus is picking up or discharging students and you need to STOP even on divided and multi-lane highways.
What should you do while waiting for a bus?
10 Things to do While Waiting for Public Transport
- Be optimistic (optimism exercise aka find the silver lining)
- Observe your surroundings.
- Angry people would.
- Vending machine economics.
- Backstory making.
- Listen to music, really listen to it.
- Catch up with old friends.
- Plan a holiday.
Which rule will you follow while waiting for a bus?
Rules for Riding the Bus Safely Take your seat promptly and sit properly, facing forward at all times. Place bags and parcels under your seat or on your lap. Keep the aisle of the bus clear at all times. Always keep your head, hands and arms inside the bus.
What should be done while riding a bus?
Riding on the School Bus
- Stay in your seat.
- If the bus is equipped with a seat belt, make sure to fasten it securely.
- Never put your head, hands or arms out of the school bus window.
- Do not yell or make other loud noises that could distract the bus driver.
- Do not eat or drink anything while riding on the bus.
When changing lanes you should never?
What NOT to Do When Changing Lanes
- 1 – Forgetting to Activate/Deactivate Turn Signals.
- 2 – Wrong Setting On Mirrors.
- 3 – Slowing Down Before Changing Lanes.
- 4 – Moving out too early.
When changing lanes a driver must turn his head to check the blind spots?
When changing lanes, it is important to check your blind spots. Do this by looking over your shoulder toward the next lane. Do not rely only on your mirrors.
Should you look over your shoulder when switching lanes?
It is very important to check behind you before you: Change lanes. Look over your shoulder to make sure you are not getting in the way of vehicles in the lane you want to enter. Backing up is always dangerous because it is hard to see behind your vehicle.