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Your theory exam preparation checklist

View SD driver's license guide
Step 1

Read
Handbook

Step 2

Take practice
test

Step 3

Take Exam Simulator
at least 3 times

Step 4

Final brush-up with
Cheat Sheets

Step 5

Exam day prep with
Helpful Resources

Step 6

Pass theory exam
at the DMV

DMV Handbook 2024

Driver's Manual

To make studying easier, the handbook is available in multiple languages and comes with an audio version. Get interactive support with our AI assistant to clarify any complex terms.

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Whether you want to start driving to school in the mornings, or have more freedom in your social life, or just get be able to consider further options for colleges and jobs, you begin with getting a driver’s permit which means studying the free South Dakota Driver’s Handbook on this page. We provide the very latest version, with easy navigation controls, pulled directly from the South Dakota Department of Public Safety site, so you don’t have to worry about outdated information. Once you have thoroughly studied the manual, you can start gaining more hands-on experience with our free South Dakota permit practice tests to prepare for your real exam. When you’re confident with your knowledge of both the South Dakota Driver’s Handbook and the permit practice tests, simply schedule your exam, and soon you’ll have a driver’s permit of your very own!