South dakota Driver’s Examination

2022 South Dakota Permit Test

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.

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When may drivers stop in travel lanes?

Explanation
Do not stop in travel lanes for any reason (confusion, breakdown, letting out a passenger, etc.). Keep moving until you can safely pull off the road.

Fatigue increases the risk of:

Explanation
Fatigue causes errors related to speed and distance, increases your risk of being in a crash, and causes you to take more time to make decisions. When you are fatigued, you could fall asleep behind the wheel and crash, injuring or killing yourself or others.

Drivers should use their high beam headlights:

Explanation
High beam headlights let you see twice as far as low beam headlights. It is important to use high beams on unfamiliar roads, in construction areas, or where there may be people along the side of the road. Only use high beams if other vehicles are not nearby.

This sign means:

tennessee-slippery when wet
Explanation
This sign warns that the road ahead becomes slippery when wet.

This sign means:

illinois-railroad warning
Explanation
A round yellow sign indicates that there is a railroad crossing ahead.

As you approach the top of a hill, you should:

Explanation
You may not know what is on the other side of a hill or just around a curve, even if you have driven the road many times. If a vehicle is stalled just out of sight on the roadway, you must be able to stop. Whenever you come to a hill or curve, adjust your speed so you can stop if necessary.

You are approaching an intersection at the posted speed limit when the signal turns yellow. You should:

Explanation
A solid yellow light means "caution" and signals that the light will soon turn red. You should stop at a solid yellow light if you can do so safely; otherwise, you should cautiously cross the intersection.

A driver should:

Explanation
Although the right-of-way rules provide a guide to determine who should yield the right-of-way at an intersection, no one should assume they automatically have the right-of-way. The situation and circumstances at an intersection must always be considered. Drivers should yield their legal right-of-way if it can help prevent a collision.
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