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. When you are traveling on a two-lane road and a vehicle ahead of you stops for a pedestrian, you must
2. If a car ahead of you has stopped at a crosswalk, you should:
3. A solid yellow line next to a broken yellow line means that vehicles
4. You are approaching a green traffic light, but traffic is blocking the intersection. what is the best thing to do?
5. Which lane must you be in before making a left turn from a one-way street?
6. What is the appropriate action to take when approaching a railroad crossing that does not have signals (such as lights or crossing gates)
7. Give the right-of-way to any pedestrian who is:
8. You should use your vehicle's horn when:
9. When there are two solid yellow lines in the center, passing is
10. Which of the following is true regarding safety belts?
11. Use your high-beam headlights at night:
12. In which of these cases should you always check behind you?
13. Should you drive slower than other traffic that is traveling within the speed limit?
14. Broken yellow lines (dashes) are used on streets and highways to:
15. If a driver behind you repeatedly flashes his/her headlights, you should
16. Drag racing will incur ____ points on your license.
17. When parking your vehicle on any hill:
18. Use your headlights on rainy, snowy, or foggy days:
19. If you are driving downhill and the downgrade is very steep, you must
20. Before you change lanes, you should:
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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.