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. This road sign means:
2. Hearing impaired drivers do which of the following?
3. Alcohol reaches your brain in as little as ____ minutes.
4. Which of the following is not a good way to save on fuel?
5. When driving at night and a vehicle comes toward you with their high beam headlights on:
6. After you have passed a vehicle moving in the same direction, it is safe to move back into the right lane:
7. To be able to turn quickly, your hands must be:
8. What is the only medically proven method to remove alcohol or other drug combinations from your system?
9. Which of the following does not happen after drinking
10. You are required to wear your seat belt in a moving vehicle:
11. Before you change lanes, you should:
12. On a wet road, you should reduce your normal speed by ____ mph.
13. Which of the following statements about interchanges is not true?
14. If your license is revoked or suspended because of a first time driving while intoxicated, you will have to pay a reinstatement fee of ____ dollars.
15. When turning left at an intersection:
16. With any turning vehicle, the rear wheels follow a ____ than the front wheels.
17. Which area is more likely to be slippery after snow or rain during freezing weather?
18. When driving in fog or mist, never put your headlights on high beam because:
19. For right-of-way at an intersection where signs or signals are not used, you should:
20. When driving a vehicle, unbalanced tires, and low tire pressure can cause

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.