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UNIT XIII

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  1. UNIT XIII SCHOOL BUS DRIVER BEHIND-THE-WHEEL TRAINING

  2. Cul-de-sac XIII-2

  3. Passing XIII-3

  4. Driving in a Straight Line XIII-4

  5. Width Reduction XIII-5

  6. Applying Brakes XIII-6

  7. Starting and Stopping on a Grade XIII-7

  8. Judging Distances XIII-8

  9. Judging Distances and Reacting Appropriately XIII-9

  10. Steering Effectively XIII-10

  11. Reverse XIII-11

  12. Turnarounds XIII-12

  13. Right and Left Turns XIII-13

  14. Student Stops XIII-14

  15. Railroad Grade Crossing XIII-15

  16. Intersections XIII-16

  17. Downgrade 1.  Stay to the right. 2.  Check mirrors for traffic control. 3.  Proceed along downgrade in a lower gear. 4.  Snub brakes to maintain vehicle speed five mph lower than posted speed limit. Upgrade 1. Stay to the right. 2. Check mirrors. 3. Proceed along upgrade in a lower gear.  At top of grade, test brakes. Bottom of Grade 1.  Shift to drive. Steep Inclines and DeclinesReview the Following Procedures: XIII-17

  18. Route XIII-18

  19. Summary • As training progresses, the trainee should experience different types of road and traffic conditions such as freeway, rural, urban, and night driving.  The trainee also should become familiar with special hazards, such as steep grades, bad curves, or other characteristics of the locality that might affect the operation of the school bus.  This experience should include practice driving on school grounds, at school loading zones, and leaving different school sites. • In addition, the trainee should have experience driving different types of buses, including van conversions and larger buses with different transmissions, brakes, and engines. XIII-19