2022 South Carolina Permit Test 13

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The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in South..

The following questions are from real DMV written tests. These are some of the actual permit questions you will face in South Carolina. Each permit practice test question has three answer choices. Select one answer for each question and select "grade this section." You can find this button at the bottom of the drivers license quiz. For a complete list of questions and answers for South Carolina please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/south-carolina/car.

Passing grade:

The act of turning your head and checking your blind spot before changing lanes, driving away from a curb, or merging your vehicle into traffic is:

Explanation
When changing lanes, it is important to check your blind spots. Do this by looking over your shoulder toward the next lane. Do not rely only on your mirrors.

The maximum posted speed limit should be driven only:

Explanation
The posted maximum speed limit is the fastest legal speed you can travel on a road under ideal conditions. It is safest to drive at the same speed as surrounding traffic, up to the maximum speed limit. Maintaining a safe speed at all times is a responsibility shared by all motorists.

You should use your horn when:

Explanation
Only use your horn when it is necessary to avoid collisions. Do not use your horn if a driver or bicyclist is moving slowly and you want him or her to drive faster or get out of your way.

Which of these statements is true about drugs and driving?

Explanation
Legal prescription and over-the-counter drugs can impair your ability to drive, including drugs taken for colds, hay fever, allergies, or to calm nerves or muscles. It is illegal to drive while under the influence of any drug that impairs your ability to drive safely; this law does not differentiate between illegal, prescription, or over-the-counter drugs.

If you are driving so slowly that traffic is backing up behind you, you should:

Explanation
Driving more slowly than the flow of traffic can be hazardous. If you are on a two-lane, two-way road and driving so slowly that traffic is backing up behind you, you are required to pull off the road and let the other vehicles pass. Only drive significantly under the speed limit when conditions require it.

Which statement is true?

Explanation
You must stop at a railroad crossing when directed to do so by a flagger, stop sign, or warning signal. Use caution when driving near railroad tracks.

Motorists are not required to yield to pedestrians when they walk against a traffic light.

Explanation
Drivers should always be willing to give a pedestrian the right-of-way, regardless of whether or not they are legally entitled to it. Always yield the right-of-way to pedestrians, motor vehicles, bicyclists, or anyone else who has moved into an intersection before you.

Temporary signs used in construction and maintenance work areas:

Explanation
All temporary signs in work zones have orange backgrounds with black writing and/or symbols.
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