South dakota Driver’s Examination

2022 South Dakota Permit Test 23

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 driving in fog or mist, never put your headlights on the high beam setting because:

Explanation
In foggy or misty conditions, you should not use your headlights on their high beam setting because the light will be reflected back into your eyes.

This sign is used to warn drivers that:

georgia-reduction of lanes
Explanation
Warning signs are usually yellow with black markings. They alert you to conditions that are immediately ahead. This sign warns drivers that the number of lanes is reduced ahead and that traffic should merge left.

This sign means:

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Explanation
Signs with a red circle and diagonal line over a black symbol indicate the the action represented by the symbol is prohibited. In this case, the sign indicates that right turns are prohibited.

Before returning to your original lane after passing another vehicle, you should:

Explanation
When passing is permitted, look for both headlights of the passed vehicle in your rearview mirror. Only then may you safely return to your original lane.

If you see a pedestrian using a guide dog or carrying a white cane:

Explanation
Blind or partially blind pedestrians may carry a white cane or use the assistance of a guide dog. You must yield the right-of-way to a pedestrian with a guide dog or a white cane.

While driving at night, a vehicle coming toward you has its high beams on, making it hard for you to see the road ahead. You should:

Explanation
If an oncoming driver fails to dim their high beams, you should avoid looking directly at the headlights. Instead, look toward the right edge of your lane and watch the oncoming vehicle out of the corner of your eye.

Stopping distances and the severity of collisions:

Explanation
Excessive vehicle speed can have disastrous effects. As a vehicle's speed increases, the potential impact of a collision also increases, elevating the possibility of serious injury and death. Increase your following distance as your speed increases to ensure that you will be able to stop safely if needed.

The best way to avoid a dangerous situation while driving is to:

Explanation
Always be aware of what is happening around your vehicle. Constantly observing your surroundings to the front, sides, and rear of your vehicle will help you see problems that may require you to change speed or roadway position.
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