2023 South Dakota Permit Test 6

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. You want to make a right turn at the corner. A pedestrian with a guide dog is at the corner ready to cross the street in front of you. Before making your right turn, you should:

Explanation
Pedestrians using guide dogs or white canes (with or without a red tip) must be given the right-of-way at all times.

10. When should you yield your legal right-of-way?

Explanation
Never assume other drivers will give you the right-of-way. Yield your right-of-way whenever it helps prevent collisions.

11. Hydroplaning occurs when tires ride on a thin film of water instead of on the surface of the road. To prevent hydroplaning in rainy weather, you should:

Explanation
In rainy weather, you should lower your speed to reduce the risk of hydroplaning. Driving too fast may cause your tires to ride up on the water and lose contact with the surface of the road, making it very difficult to control your vehicle.

12. Vehicles are required to be covered by liability insurance:

Explanation
South Dakota state law requires all vehicles to be properly registered and insured at all times. Drivers must keep proof of responsibility in the vehicle.

13. You are driving on the freeway behind a large truck. You should drive:

Explanation
It is necessary to follow farther behind a large truck than you would if following a passenger vehicle because trucks have larger blind spots.

14. Check your rearview mirrors:

Explanation
When driving, do not develop a fixed stare. Frequently check your rearview mirrors so you know the positions of vehicles near you.

15. This road sign means:

georgia-do not enter
Explanation
This sign marks a one-way road, entrance, or exit. If you are facing this sign, traffic is coming toward you. Turn around if you are driving toward this sign.

16. To improve visibility lowered by rain or fog, drivers should use their:

Explanation
Low beam headlights should be used when driving in rainy or foggy weather. Even if they do little to help you see, low beams will make it easier for others to see you.
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