In addition to driving, bus drivers are responsible for inspecting their vehicles before and after each trip, reporting any issues, and following strict schedules. Overall, a bus driver in Ontario, Canada must be highly competent, responsible, and committed to providing excellent service to their passengers.


Ontario Bus Driver Test 03

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At a railway crossing with a train coming, you should stop at least how far from the nearest rail?

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When passing a cyclist in a bus, you should where practical give them a distance gap of at least...?

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School buses must stop at railway crossings...?

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Which of these counts as on duty hours for a bus driver?

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If your bus gets stopped on a railway crossing, the first thing to do is...?

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For safety, cyclists are permitted to use...?

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Failing to leave an adequate gap for a cyclist may result in a fine of up to...?

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With certain exceptions, a bus driver must have how many off-duty hours per day?

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If you start to skid, you should release the brakes and...?

10 / 30

You should be especially cautious for children running in the road at...?

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With certain exceptions, what is the maximum number of hours a bus driver can drive in a day?

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Which of these is exempt from hours of service regulations?

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You should always remember that the average car driver probably does not appreciate that you may need how much more stopping distance than them?

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If you are turning left, you must yield right-of-way to...?

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When considering whether or not to cross a railway crossing, you should remember that a train, even under full emergency braking, can take up to how long to come to a stop?

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When smaller, faster vehicles try to pass, you should...?

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Motorcycles and mopeds have a right to use...?

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If you have exhaust or engine brake retarders fitted to your bus, you should be aware that...?

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A commercial vehicle driver is regarded as being on duty except when...?

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Railway crossings on public roads in Ontario are marked with what?

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On wet, slippery and icy roads, you should...?

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A bus driver has spent two hours cleaning and inspecting their vehicle. How many hours are they permitted to drive that day?

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At an intersection with stop signs at all corners, right-of-way belongs to...?

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You are approaching an intersection without signs or lights. Right-of-way belongs to...?

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Except when overtaking and passing another vehicle, when you are driving your bus on a highway at a speed in excess of 60 km/h, the minimum distance, by law, which you must keep between yourself and other vehicles is...?

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When waiting for pedestrians at specially marked pedestrian crossings or crossovers, you may not pull away until...?

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When you are entering the road from a private road or driveway, you must yield to...?

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You are approaching a yield sign but can see no pedestrians or vehicles. You should...?

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When pulling out from a bus bay, you should...?

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In order to drive a bus for 13 hours, you must have had at least how many hours off duty prior to this period?

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