2023 South Dakota Permit Test 22

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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9. What should a driver do when approaching a traffic control signal that is not in operation?

Explanation
When traffic control signals are not working, a driver must always treat the intersection as an all-way stop and come to a complete stop, unless otherwise directed by law enforcement. The driver must then look and yield the right-of-way before entering the intersection.

10. When should drivers use hand-over-hand steering?

Explanation
When turning a sharp corner, turn the steering wheel by using the hand-over-hand technique. When you complete the turn, straighten out the steering wheel by hand.

11. 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.

12. Various traffic control devices in construction and maintenance work areas are the color:

Explanation
Orange warning signs are used in and around work zones. Use special caution when you see orange signs, cones, or barriers on a roadway.

13. An orange and red triangular sign on a vehicle always means:

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Explanation
Slow-moving vehicles, such as farm tractors, road maintenance vehicles, and animal-drawn carts, display an orange and red triangle on the back.

14. Streets and highways are most slippery:

Explanation
Driving during the first half hour of rainfall is dangerous because roadways become extremely slippery when the water mixes with oil and other chemicals on the road surfaces that have not yet washed away. Use extra caution when driving on slippery roads.

15. South Dakota law requires ____ to use safety belts in a moving vehicle.

Explanation
The law requires all operators, front seat passengers, and children under the age of 18 to wear appropriate safety restraints while a vehicle is in motion. Small children should be secured in the rear seat.

16. You hit a parked vehicle and can't find the owner. What must you do?

Explanation
If you hit a parked vehicle or other property, you must leave a note with your name, phone number, and address securely attached to the vehicle or property that you hit.
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