2022 South Carolina Permit Test 21

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. To prepare for anything coming up on the road ahead, you should:

Explanation
Your ability to handle dangerous traffic situations depends largely on searching for and identifying problems before meeting them. Looking far ahead of your vehicle does not mean you should simply stare at the center of the road. You need to continually scan the entire road, including the sides of the road.

2. You are approaching a railroad crossing that has no visible gates or flashing lights, but has a standard crossbuck. You should:

Explanation
You must approach all railroad crossings with extreme caution and cross only when you know that no train is coming from either direction. If there is a flagger at a crossing, you must obey all of their instructions.

3. To improve visibility lowered by rain or fog, drivers should use their:

Explanation
Low beam headlights should be used when driving in rainy or foggy weather. Even if they do little to help you see, low beams will make it easier for others to see you.

4. This sign means:

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Explanation
Warning signs prepare drivers for upcoming road conditions and hazards and are usually yellow with black markings. This sign warns drivers that there is an upcoming sharp turn and that they should lower their speed accordingly.

5. You are approaching an intersection with a steady yellow traffic light. If you have not already entered the intersection, you should:

Explanation
When a steady yellow light appears on a traffic signal, you should prepare to stop. If you are already within the intersection, you should clear the intersection as quickly as possible.

6. Before starting a parked vehicle, you should:

Explanation
Walk all the way around your vehicle to check for obstacles before getting in. Before starting the engine, fasten your safety belt and make sure that your seat and mirrors are in safe positions.

7. What message will be found on this yellow pennant-shaped sign?

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Explanation
Pennant-shaped yellow signs like this are used to indicate a no passing zone.

8. The best way to deal with tailgaters is to:

Explanation
Check the traffic behind you several times a minute to know if another driver is tailgating, approaching too fast, or trying to pass. If another car is following you too closely, slow down and let it pass. Most rear-end collisions are caused by vehicles following too closely.
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