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MODULE V CDL Pre-route Victoria Creech Training Representative
CDL Pre-route and Bus Familiarization
Topics to be Discussed Basic Description of a School Bus Physical Characteristics of a School Bus Problems Caused by These Characteristics Danger Zones Overview of the CDL Pre-route
Description of a School Bus A school bus is defined as a motor vehicle regularly used for the transportation of prekindergarten through grade 12 students of the public schools, to and from school or to and from school activities and owned, operated, rented, contracted or leased by any district school board.
ABS Brakes What are they? How do they work?
CDL Pre-route – 78/84 Passenger
Front of Bus Level Student Lights Red (left/right) Clearance Student Lights Amber (left/right) Headlights (left/right) Leaks Turn signals (left/right) Safety Arm
Check All Mirrors West Coast (left/right) Student Crossover (left/right )
Left Side of Bus Stop Arms (front/rear) Emergency Door Reflector Tape Reflectors (3) Turn signals 4-ways (front/rear) Clearance (3) Strobe
Front Tire Tire Tread (front) Tire Wall Rim Valve Stem Lug Nuts Hub Seal
Front Brake Brake Hoses or Lines Brake Chamber Slack Adjusters & Push Rod Drums/ Rotors Linings or Disk Pads
Steering Steering Box Hoses Linkage—pitman arm, drag link, tie rod ends
Front Suspension Springs Spring Mounts Shocks U-Bolts
Rear Tire Tire Tread (rear) Tire Wall Rim Valve Stem Lug Nuts Axle Seal Splash Guard Evenly Spaced