2023 South Carolina Permit Test 13

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.. Read More

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.

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9. The amount of space you need to cross traffic depends on the:

Explanation
The amount of space you need to cross traffic depends on the road conditions, weather conditions, and oncoming traffic.

10. When you hear the siren or see the flashing lights of an approaching emergency vehicle, you must:

Explanation
Yield the right-of-way to any approaching emergency vehicle that is using its flashing lights or siren, regardless of its direction of travel. You must immediately drive to the right side of the road and stop until the emergency vehicle has passed. If you are within an intersection, pass through the intersection before coming to a stop on the right side of the road.

11. An octagonal sign is always a:

Explanation
Octagonal signs are always stop signs. Come to a complete stop when approaching a red, eight-sided sign.

12. When you are traveling in a work zone, you should:

Explanation
In a work zone, keep an eye out for traffic control devices (such as cones, barrels, or signs), large construction vehicles, and workers. Slow down and obey the posted limit for the work zone. Obey any instructions given by a flagger and posted on signs.

13. This sign means:

indiana-keep right
Explanation
Regulation signs regulate traffic speed and movement, displaying rules which drivers must obey. This regulation sign indicates that drivers should keep right to avoid an upcoming potential driving hazard.

14. This road sign means:

virginia-bicycle crossing left
Explanation
This sign (with the arrow below) indicates the location of a bicycle crossing/path. Drive with caution around this sign because bicycles likely regularly cross or ride beside traffic in the area.

15. Increase your following distance when:

Explanation
You should increase your following distance when you are behind a large vehicle that blocks your vision, when driving in bad weather or heavy traffic, when exiting an expressway, when behind a motorcycle or bicycle, and if someone is tailgating you.

16. To avoid glare from the headlights of an approaching car:

Explanation
You should avoid looking toward the bright lights of an oncoming vehicle by glancing toward the right side of the road. After looking briefly toward the side of the road, continue looking ahead to check on the position of the other vehicle.
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