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. Blocking an intersection during 'rush hour' traffic is not permitted
2. When should you not insist on taking your legal right-of-way?
3. While all of the following are dangerous to do while driving, which is also illegal?
4. Which of these is a safe driving practice?
5. Drivers turning left must yield to:
6. Before backing up your vehicle, you should look to the front, sides, and rear, and continue to look ____ while backing.
7. To help avoid crashes, you should:
8. Which of the following is not a proper step for parallel parking?
9. If there are no reduced speed limits posted at work zones, drivers should
10. Which of these is a legal u-turn?
11. All drivers under the age of 21 have a specific restriction prohibiting them from:
12. At intersections with a 'yield' sign, you must:
13. If you have an argument with another person and you are angry, before driving a car you should:
14. If you find yourself in a skid
15. Which of these is a safe driving technique
16. When driving in fog, heavy rain or snow, use:
17. Which of the following driving skills are affected by the use of alcohol and/or drugs?
18. If you get sleepy while driving, you should:
19. When merging with traffic, you should:
20. What does a center lane with dashed yellow lines inside solid ones indicate?
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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.