South Dakota DMV Driving Test

Pass the South Dakota Permit Test the first time with our FREE South Dakota Practice Tests. Study real driving permit test questions from the DMV handbook!.

1. Large electronic flashing arrow panels may be used in work zones day and night to
2. Which of the following is appropriate when a rear collision is imminent?
3. When it is raining, you should be most careful when turning or stopping:
4. You cannot park within ____ feet of a fire hydrant.
5. Disabled persons who display their placards can park at a ____ curb.
6. What should you do if your engine stalls while you are driving?
7. When should you not insist on taking your legal right-of-way?
8. Which of these statements is true about slippery road surfaces?
9. When a bicyclist is making a left hand turn:
10. When you look ahead while driving, it is best to:
11. If you see a vehicle in your lane, coming toward you head-on, what should you do?
12. The basic color for various traffic control devices used in construction and maintenance work areas is:
13. All the following are correct steps in entering an interstate highway except:
14. You are entering a freeway. you should check traffic on the freeway by:
15. Why should drivers and passengers adjust seat headrests in motor vehicles?
16. You may cross a double, yellow line to pass another vehicle, if the yellow line next to:
17. Before driving into an intersection after a stop, you should look:
18. Before turning left, the right-of-way should be given to oncoming cars:
19. If you have to wait for a space to enter a freeway:
20. Warning signs typically use what color scheme?

South Dakota DMV Driving Test

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About Permit Practice Tests

To operate a motorcycle in South Dakota, you must have a motorcycle instruction permit or a motorcycle license. Licenses are issued by the Department of Public Safety (DPS). You can apply for a motorcycle instruction permit at age 14 and a motorcycle license at age 16. A motorcycle permit or license allows you to operate a motorcycle, motorbike, scooter, or moped on public roads.

To receive a motorcycle instruction permit, you must apply, submit the required documentation, pass the vision screening and the motorcycle knowledge exam, and pay the fees. To receive a motorcycle license, you must apply, submit the required documentation, pay the fees, and pass the vision screening, the knowledge exam, and the motorcycle driving test.

Tests are scheduled online or through the DPS. The motorcycle knowledge test contains 25 questions about safe riding practices and road rules. You must answer 20 of the questions correctly to pass. The motorcycle driving test assesses your ability to operate your motorcycle safely. If you fail a test, you must wait one day to retake it.