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Top 20 Bus Driver Interview Questions

Question 1 of 22
What area of a bus driving job do you dislike the most?
Question 2 of 22
What characteristics do you possess that make you a good bus driver?
Question 3 of 22
What experience do you have operating a large vehicle?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I worked with large vans in regular basis before.
Question 4 of 22
Why should we hire you?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Because I very responsible, trustful and decent person.

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Question 5 of 22
How would you rate your customer service skills?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Very good I worked with people face to face for at least 20 years.
Question 6 of 22
Would your previous coworkers or friends describe you as a patient person?
Question 7 of 22
Why do you want to work for us?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Because I think is a good prospect for my career in the future.
Question 8 of 22
If asked to work nights and weekends, would you have an issue with this?
Question 9 of 22
What is your greatest weakness? What are you doing to improve it?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Always I try to do the best jobs possible, and I will try to be more calm and relaxed when something go wrong.
Question 10 of 22
If I were to look up your driving record, what would I find?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I drive since I was 14 years old back home, I have never have a accident, I have experience driving manual and automatic cars and vans.
Question 11 of 22
What characteristics do you possess that make you a good bus driver?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Calm, friendly, responsible, good time keeping, flexible.
2.
Great care for people and sincere interest in helping them have a pleasant experience.
Question 12 of 22
In the event of a serious accident, what procedure would you follow?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
First make sure all the people involved in the accident are fine, if not call the respective emergency service and make sure everyone is away from the street. Fill the appropriate accident sheets.
Question 13 of 22
Why did you choose to become a Bus Driver?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
The face to face relation with the people and my love to drive.
2.
Opportunity to connect with people. Help newcomers feel part of the city.
Question 14 of 22
What do you find to be the most enjoyable aspect about operating a bus?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I love to drive and I think this will fulfil my experience.
Question 15 of 22
What is the most rewarding part of being a Bus Driver?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Helping people get where they need to get to.
Question 16 of 22
What attracted you to our transit company and this bus driving position?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
The interrelation with the people and the chance of change jobs.
2.
Interact with people. Represent city. Like to drive. Like to help.
Question 17 of 22
How well do you know our city and the bus routes our transit company takes?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Checking my bus route in advance before start my shift.
2.
Survey route myself with as well as study bus map.
Question 18 of 22
Are you regularly available to drive, even when called at the last minute?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
If I have the necessary time to rest I will do it.
Question 19 of 22
Do you feel it is important that stops and schedules be regular and on time? Why?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Because many people rely on this to be on time in their jobs.
2.
Yes. Passengers are counting on them to be on time.
Question 20 of 22
If you were to encounter icy conditions, how would you handle the situation?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Drive slower and more carefully, but mostly looking out for other drivers that might slide because a lot of inexperienced tourists will be around that have neverdriven on icy roads before.
2.
Depending on the conditions I will drive more careful than normal or if the conditions are very bad I will stop the bus services.
3.
Monitor how other busses/ vehicles were handling the situation and proceed accordingly. Call it into control desk to advise other drivers.
Question 21 of 22
You have entered a busy intersection and a passenger vehicle cuts in front of you. What would be your response?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
Slow down carefully and try to maintain a safe distance between myself and the vehicle in front of me.
2.
Be calm and give the way to the passenger vehicle without causing more traffic and making sure all the passenger are safe.
3.
Make sure my passengers are ok and that we can oroceex.
Question 22 of 22
What defensive driving techniques do you use? How do you feel it makes you a better driver?
User-Submitted Answers
1.
I feel we compete with MAC due to the quality of product. The qualities are very similar, and both companies come out with many different things through out the year.
2.
Respect the speed limit, respect the distance establish by the law and always drive concentrate in the street. Using this techniques I will reduce the error margin when drive.

About Bus Driver

February 5th, 2017

A Bus Driver typically works for a transit, coach, tour, or charter bus company. The interview questions for all bus driver careers, whether that be transit to charter bus, will be similar. The main difference in the job interview will be questions regarding long distance trips. Customer service will play significant roles in all various bus driving careers. Questions about driving safety will be the highest priority for a bus driver interview. Let's first discuss what characteristics a bus driver should possess to have an excellent career.

The first characteristic a bus driver should possess and one the interviewer will look for is patience. An impatient bus driver will drive recklessly and put the passengers in danger. Transportation drivers should be pleasant people and have excellent customer service skills. Having great people person skills is even more true for job interviews for charter, coach, and tour bus companies. Being responsible is utterly necessary for a bus driver. Not only arriving to work on time but getting plenty of rest the night before. An interviewer will ask how often you have missed work in the past, be truthful. If you can not arrive on time for the bus route, you will have plenty of angry transit customers. There are more characteristics a great bus driver should have, but we will focus next on some interview questions you may face.

The most common bus driver interview questions will be: When I look up your driving record, what will I find? Is it better for you to drive fast and the passengers arrive early, or for you to drive at speed limits and your passengers arrive on time? How often did you miss work at your last position? How often is it acceptable to be late for work? Would your friends and coworkers describe you as a person having patience? Why did you decide to pursue a career as a bus driver? What attracted you to this position? For more questions, keep browsing Mockquestions.com!

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