Having a driver’s license is a privilege, not a right, which is why getting an South Dakota driver’s license is no easy feat. To help you get your license with as little hassle as possible, we’re rounding up a list of resources for you to use to help you pass the written test and to prepare your for the on-road exam. These resources cover several different steps to getting the South Dakota driver’s license, such as the permit test and the road signs test.
Teen Permit Test
The South Dakota permit test is for anyone learning to drive for the first time, so it’s not restricted to teenagers. If you’ve never had your South Dakota driver’s license before, then this test is a crucial first step.
Renewing Driver’s License Test
The South Dakota driver’s license renewal test is specifically for those that need to renew their license, but have failed to do so before it expired. If your South Dakota driver's license has not yet expired when you renew it, you don't have to take the test..
New to State Driver’s License Test
If you are new to South Dakota, then you have to take the South Dakota new to state driver’s license test if your old state license is expired. If it's still valid, then you can get your South Dakota driver's license without taking the written exam.
State Driving Manual / Handbook
Of course, there’s no way you are going to pass any of these tests and get your South Dakota driver’s license if you don’t read the South Dakota driving handbook. This manual has all the information that will be covered in the written exam, and is available for download by clicking the link.
Road Signs Practice TestEvery state requires that you know your road signs, and some even have a specific road sign test. To prepare you for either situation, we have a South Dakota road signs practice test to help you answer these questions and to know your road signs.
South Dakota Driver’s License Blog Posts
We also have our daily driver blog that publishes posts about preparing for the test, safe driving, and current driving laws. Below are a few links we recommend reading so that you are not only prepared to take the driver’s license test, but also prepared to drive with your license in the state: