2022 South Dakota 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 Dakota. 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 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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1. A school bus is stopped ahead of you in your lane with its red lights flashing. You should:

Explanation
When a stopped school bus is using its flashing red lights, approaching drivers must stop and remain stopped until the lights stop flashing. If the school bus is on the opposite side of a divided highway, drivers do not need to stop.

2. What does this road sign mean?

georgia-stop
Explanation
An octagonal sign always means stop. When approaching a stop sign, you must come to a complete stop at the marked stop line and proceed only when it is safe to do so. If there is no stop line, stop before the crosswalk. If there is no crosswalk, stop before the intersection at a point from which you can see any oncoming traffic.

3. The best thing to do if you become tired while driving is to:

Explanation
If you become tired while driving, it is best to stop to rest or change drivers. Being tired dulls your mind and slows down your reactions, making driving hazardous.

4. Tailgating other drivers (driving too closely to their rear bumper):

Explanation
Tailgating is a common behavior that can lead to aggressive driving, and so it should be avoided. Drivers may face legal consequences for driving unsafely.

5. This road sign means:

maryland-pedestrian crossing
Explanation
Warning signs provide notice to road users of a situation that might not be readily apparent and are usually yellow with black markings. This sign tells drivers to be alert to crossing pedestrians.

6. Which of the following road surfaces freezes first?

Explanation
Pavement on bridges and overpasses can become icy even when other surrounding pavement is dry. Bridges often freeze before, and thaw out after, the rest of a road.

7. If your vehicle has a two-part safety belt system, you should:

Explanation
If your vehicle has a two-part seat belt system, be sure to wear both the lap belt and the shoulder belt. Wearing either part alone greatly reduces your protection. If you have an automatic shoulder belt, be sure to buckle your lap belt as well.

8. You should yield to a pedestrian:

Explanation
Always be aware of pedestrians near your vehicle. You must do everything you can to prevent striking a pedestrian, regardless of the circumstances.
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