2022 South Carolina Permit Test 17

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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:

Railroad crossings should always be considered:

Explanation
Railroad crossings are always dangerous. Drivers should always look and listen for trains approaching from either direction on all railroad tracks. Always follow the directions indicated by signs, signals, and flaggers. Never proceed past a railroad crossing until you are certain it is safe to do so.

If a motorist sees pedestrians in an upcoming crosswalk, they should:

Explanation
At a crosswalk, you should yield to any pedestrian. Continue driving when it is safe to do so.

____ greatly increase stopping distances and severity of crashes.

Explanation
High speeds greatly increase stopping distances and severity of crashes. The faster you drive, the greater the impact or striking power of your vehicle, should you be involved in a collision.

On a freeway, you realize you missed your turn or exit. You should:

Explanation
If you miss your turn or exit, do not back up, but go on to the next turn or exit where you can safely turn around. It is illegal to back up on a shoulder or a freeway.

On the freeway, you see a "Merging traffic“ sign. You should:

washington-merging traffic
Explanation
When on a roadway with two or more lanes, you should make room for entering vehicles. If there is no one driving next to you, move over one lane.

If you can see that the roadway up ahead is covered by heavy smoke, you should:

Explanation
If you notice that the road ahead is covered by heavy smoke, reduce your speed immediately, drive as far as possible to the right, and stop off the roadway. Only then should you determine if it is safe for you to continue. Remember that certain kinds of smoke can irritate your eyes and lungs or even kill you.

A steady yellow traffic signal light is a warning that the light is about to change to red. If you are already within the intersection when a green light changes to yellow, you should:

Explanation
If you are already within an intersection when the traffic light turns yellow, you should clear the intersection as quickly as possible.

When driving at night, if oncoming headlights are blinding you, you should:

Explanation
To avoid being blinded by the headlights of oncoming vehicles when driving at night, look toward the right edge of the road until the vehicle passes.
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