Permit Practice Tests (360 questions)
Start your journey by learning the fundamentals of driving in South Carolina. Multiple choice questions designed to test your knowledge of the rules of the road.
Introduction to common road signs, lane markings, speed limits, traffic lights, sharing the road, child restraint systems, hand signals, and seatbelt usage.
Questions designed to test your knowledge of driving in poor weather conditions, phone usage, parking rules, lane changes, road signs, traffic signals, and blind spots.
Features safe driving questions with an emphasis on defensive driving, distracted driving, emergency situations, railroad crossings, accidents, and road signs.
This practice test will test your knowledge of various road signs and their meanings. Learn how to identify road signs by shape and color.
30 random questions
Simulate test day with this practice test. Random questions generated from a huge database. No explanations. New questions with every attempt.
Boost your knowledge with this massive practice test. Features hundreds of questions from every road rules category. Perfect for the day before the exam.
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South Carolina Permit Test FAQ
Applying for Your SC Permit
When can I apply for a learner's permit in South Carolina?
You can apply at age 15.
What are the requirements to get my learner's permit?
You will need to pass a written knowledge test and a vision test. Once you receive your permit and begin practicing driving, you must have a licensed driver who is at least 21 years old with at least one year of driving experience seated in the front seat with you at all times.
How many questions are on the South Carolina permit test?
The test has 30 questions.
How many questions must I answer correctly to pass?
You must answer at least 24 questions correctly in order to pass.
How should I prepare for the South Carolina permit test?
To receive your Learner’s Permit quickly and with as little hassle as possible, we encourage you to study for the test. One effective way to study for the test is to complete online practice exams that boast real sample questions. Test your current driving knowledge now by clicking on the following link to take a South Carolina practice permit test.
Where do I take the South Carolina permit test?
The South Carolina Department of Transportation’s Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) licenses drivers in the state. Visit https://www.scdmvonline.com/Locations to locate an office near you.
How much does the South Carolina permit test cost?
Fees total $4.50.
What can I expect on test day?
Plan to have a parent or guardian accompany you to the DMV office. Also, be sure to bring proper identification. You will need to pass the written knowledge test and the vision test to receive your Learner’s Permit.