Bus Driver Interview Preparation Guide
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Bus Driver Frequently Asked Questions in various Bus Driver job interviews by interviewer. The set of questions are here to ensures that you offer a perfect answer posed to you. So get preparation for your new job interview

67 Bus Driver Questions and Answers:

1 :: Tell me how would you rate your ability to drive a bus at night? How do you handle night shifts?

Staying awake at night is not something natural for a human being so night shifts are obviously more difficult than day shifts. However, if one gets sufficient rest and sleep during the day, night shifts are not too difficult to manage. On a scale of one to ten, I would rate my ability to drive a bus at night at 8.
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2 :: Tell me how would you incorporate technological gadgets in your job?

With GPS services one can easy travel in the entire world independently. Say them that by using such gadgets the only question that you would have is where to reach and not how to reach.
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3 :: Tell me how do you manage time well?

Time management is very important for a driver whether it is regarding delivering things at places or taking the passengers to their places. A good driver should know to manage the time well so that he can do maximum work in minimum time.
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4 :: Tell me do you know what type of vehicles can you drive with a class C driver license?

Class C driver license is issued for driving vehicles lesser than 26,000 pounds in weight. Examples of such vehicles are trucks, buses, vans, etc.
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5 :: Explain a Situation in Which You Were Required to Act Quickly?

When you drive a bus, you will be required to react to the actions of other drivers very quickly. Your interviewer will ask you this question in order to gauge your critical thinking skills which could save the lives of your passengers in harrowing situations. If you have ever been involved in such a situation as it applies to driving a bus, provide a brief but thorough explanation. Otherwise, reach outside of your bus driving skills to find a different situation in which you were able to make good snap decisions in an emergency.
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6 :: Tell me why are you the best candidate for us as Bus Driver?

My attention to detail and ability to assess situations and calm deminour are a great asset to your team.
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7 :: Are you available to work extra shifts, like sporting events and field trips?

Yes I would be very willing and enjoy the opportunity to participate in field trips.
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8 :: Driving a school bus requires arriving at the bus depot at 6 AM. Will this work for you?

I am use to getting up early. That would not be a problem.
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9 :: Tell me if a kid throws up, while in route to school, how would you handle the situation?

I would safely pull the bus over, secure the bus, remove the key and give the student that got sick a pan if available in case they get sick again. I would have the student move to the front of the bus, most likely let the school know that this student was sick, so they could contact the parent. Clean the area as best I could to get back of the road and get the students to school.
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10 :: Tell me have you used technology to help you in driving?

Yes, I have. I use the GPS to chart short and safe routes to my destinations.
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