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South Dakota Driver's License Practice Test 3

Is it time for your DPS Driver's License test? Get fully prepared and take our FREE SD Driver's License Practice Test online now! Featuring 25 unique multiple choice questions, very similar to the ones found on the real South Dakota DMV Test.
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South Dakota Permit Practice Test

Ready to take the leap and earn your South Dakota permit? Our FREE online South Dakota permit practice test can help you pass on your first try! See sample questions straight from the DPS driver’s handbook and quiz yourself on everything you need to know before you tackle the DPS permit exam.

Our FREE South Dakota permit practice test is accurate and up-to-date with the latest driving regulations enforced throughout the state. You’ll be tested on everything from right-of-way laws to pavement markings to emergency vehicles and more. It includes 25 multiple-choice questions that mimic the structure of the DPS permit exam, making you even more prepared for the real testing experience. Plus, multiple-choice formats help increase your memory recall when you need it most. Your questions and answers are backed by detailed explanations, and you’ll get real-time feedback on your progress. Missed a few? Just review the round-up at the end so you know right where to go back to your handbook and study some more. Take this free SD permit practice test multiple times to track your progress before your DPS exam!

South Dakota Permit Practice Test FAQs:

What questions are on the South Dakota written permit test?

The South Dakota permit knowledge test includes questions from every section of the driver’s handbook. Expect to be tested on traffic signals, speed limits, passing laws, sharing the road, hazardous driving conditions, and more.

How accurate is this free South Dakota permit practice test?

Our free practice test for a South Dakota permit uses the same materials that the SD DPS uses to create your real exam. It’s completely accurate and up-to-date with the latest driving laws passed in the state of South Dakota.

How do I earn my South Dakota driver’s license?

To earn your South Dakota driver’s license, you must be at least 16 years old. If you’re under 18 years old, you must also first earn a learner’s permit, which you can apply for once you’re at least 15 years old. If you’re under 18 years old, you must hold your permit for at least 6 months, if you also take a Driver’s Ed course, or 275 days if you do not. Teens must also total at least 50 hours of supervised driving practice hours. Then you can take your road test and earn your junior license.

If you’re 18 years old or older, the South Dakota learner’s permit is optional—but if you plan to practice driving in any way, you must acquire one. You must also pass a road test before earning your full driving privileges.

South Dakota DPS Sample Test Questions

A child under the age of ____ needs to be in a child seat.
  • 5
  • 7
  • 6
  • 8
A vehicle that goes ____ mph or less should have a slow-moving vehicle decal on the back.
  • 10
  • 15
  • 20
  • 25
Alcohol reaches your brain in as little as ___ minutes.
  • 20
  • 30
  • 40
  • 60
At a yellow light, a vehicle already in the intersection should:
  • Continue through the intersection at normal speed.
  • Stop immediately.
  • Stop and then back up.
  • Slow down.
Compared to the stopping distance at 30 mph, the stopping distance at 60 mph is:
  • The same.
  • 1.5 times the distance.
  • Twice the distance.
  • 2.5 times the distance.
  • Three times the distance.