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Bus Operator was asked...June 22, 2015

If you are at a traffic light and it turns green when would you not proceed?

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Proceed when I am sure it is no pedestrian or vehicle intering in intersection

Will not proceed if he perceived potential hazards.

If there's an emergency vehicle approaching from any direction.

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Name an instance you showed good customer service.

3 Answers

Being there at someone aid in a situation

By assisting people in situations as they arise

By being on time


What would you say to an irate passenger that was angry because you are late?

2 Answers

"My apologies sir/Madam, unfortunately, I ran into some mechanical issues with this vehicle, and needed to wait until a service technician was dispatched to my location, in order to make the necessary repairs. I'll try to be on-time next time." Less

We had a flat early morning had to change buses


What would you do if somebody assaulted you while on duty?

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I would call the police.

MV Transportation

Can you start next week

2 Answers


Yes,I can start next week

Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
Bus Operator was asked...September 28, 2016

What makes a good bus operator and how does it describe you

2 Answers

A person who believes in safety customer service and takes pride not only for themselves but for the community. Less


Los Angeles Metro

During the boarding of passengers, you notice that someone puts insufficient funds in the fare box. After you call it to his attention, he accuses you of being a liar. How would you handle the situation?

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I would quote the fare and allow the person to board they bus.

I would say sir, the fare box makes no mistakes, do you have the rest of the fare? If he begins to become argumentative I would simply allow him to board. Less

University of Georgia
Bus Operator was asked...September 23, 2015

Have you ever operated a bus or large vehicle before?

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Nothing larger than a 15-passenger van (this is not a requirement for employment). Less

33,50 foot fire engine. 40 foot rescue truck


hrs. 3am. to 10am or 2am to 7am. I was thrown by the question, and I would like have a chance to retract my answer and have a go at it.

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I said I would rather not because of fear accept those hours

I was interviewed on 10/10/2016 at 9:40am at Veolia/ my application was sent to Transdev 3214 Citizen ave. las vegas, nv. Less

First Transit

What would I do if I was late to a stop and the person you were picking up was angry at you.

2 Answers

I would just try to be friendly with the person and help them understand. Or just ignore them. Less

Be friendly

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