2022 South Carolina Permit Test 18

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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1. When driving in traffic, it is safest to:

Explanation
Crashes often happen when some drivers go faster or slower than other vehicles on the road. Always try to drive with the flow of traffic, within the posted speed limit.

2. This road sign means:

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Explanation
This sign indicates that there is an intersection ahead. A road joins from the right.

3. Which of the following statements is true?

Explanation
When passing, you must always signal at least 100 feet in advance of your lane change. Always check behind you in your mirrors and look over your shoulder to check your blind spot. Wait until you can see both headlights of the passed car in your rearview mirror before returning to your original lane.

4. When may you proceed through an intersection that has a stop sign but no stop line or crosswalk?

Explanation
Stop before the stop line or crosswalk at any intersection that is controlled by a stop sign. If there is a stop sign but no stop line or crosswalk, stop before entering the intersection and proceed when it is safe to do so.

5. You approach an emergency vehicle that is stopped with its lights flashing. You must:

Explanation
If you approach an emergency vehicle, tow truck, or roadside assistance vehicle that is stopped with its lights flashing, you must change lanes to allow the vehicle extra space. If there is only one lane moving in your direction, or if changing lanes would be unsafe, you must slow down to a speed below the posted speed limit and give the stationary vehicle as much room as possible. Always slow down and be prepared to stop when you approach an emergency scene.

6. A flashing yellow light at an intersection means that you should:

Explanation
A flashing yellow light at an intersection means "caution." If you approach such a light, slow down, look, and proceed with care.

7. When riding in a vehicle, small children:

Explanation
Special child seats are available for children who are too small to wear regular safety belts. No person is strong enough to safely hold onto a child of any size during an accident or sudden stop. Never allow a child to ride in a vehicle unless they are properly fastened into a seat.

8. Drivers must be careful when passing large vehicles and should avoid driving beside large vehicles for long periods of time.

Explanation
Because large vehicles have large blind spots on both sides, you should avoid driving beside a large vehicle for a long period of time. It is safest for you to either drop back or move forward when you find yourself directly next to a large vehicle.
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