2022 South Dakota Permit Test

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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 Dakota. 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 Dakota please visit https://cheat-sheets.dmv-written-test.com/en/south-dakota/car.

Passing grade:

If you are getting tired while driving, you should:

Explanation
To avoid the dangers of fatigued driving, take breaks every hour or so during a long trip. If possible, share driving responsibilities with another person so you can each sleep while the other person drives.

This sign means:

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Explanation
This sign warns a driver of a change in direction or a narrowing of the road. A driver may find several of these signs on the outside of a sharp curve or on approaches to a narrow bridge.

While in a motor vehicle on a highway, it is:

Explanation
It is illegal to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol. Neither drivers nor passengers may possess an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle while it is in operation.

If you approach a flashing red traffic light, you:

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Explanation
Treat a flashing red light the same as a stop sign. Come to a complete stop at the stop line or, if there is no stop line, prior to the crosswalk and before entering the intersection. Yield to all other traffic and pedestrians.

This sign means you are approaching a railroad crossing that does not have a signal. You should:

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Explanation
At a railroad crossing marked with this sign, a driver should look both ways, listen for any trains, and be prepared to stop if any trains are nearby. Never try to outdrive an oncoming train.

When stopped for a traffic violation, a driver must produce:

Explanation
When stopped for a traffic violation, a driver must produce their license, proof of registration, and proof of insurance. Drivers are required to have all three of these documents in a vehicle any time it is being driven.

Which of the following driving skills is/are affected by the use of alcohol and/or drugs?

Explanation
Alcohol and other drugs can negatively effect a number of skills needed for safe driving, including a driver's reaction time, coordination, alertness, and ability to concentrate.

The center of the roadway is marked with one solid yellow line and one broken yellow line. If the broken yellow line is directly next to your traffic lane, it means:

Explanation
When there is a solid yellow line and a broken yellow line in the center of the road, passing is permitted from the side of the road next to the broken line.
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