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South Carolina Driver's Practice Exam Named one of "19 of the Coolest Government Apps"

The popular app helps prepare students for their driver's exam

COLUMBIA, S.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The South Carolina DMV (SCDMV) Driver's Practice Exam mobile app was recently recognized by GovLoop as one of "19 of the Coolest Government Mobile Apps." The app helps students prepare for their driver's tests or can be used as a refresher for anyone. Released in 2012, the practice test app has been downloaded more than 39,000 times so far.

The SC Driver License Practice Exam app is an interactive app that offers a random series of 15 questions based on S.C. driving laws in a fun and educational way. The free and convenient app helps prepare for the written test required to obtain a driver license. It is also a great tool for those new to the state, parents helping their teen learn to drive, as well as drivers who want a refresher on the rules of the road.

Due to the success of the app, SCDMV implemented an online Web application for the SC Driver's License Practice Exam available here: https://web.sc.gov/DLPracticeExam/RegDL/StartExam. The mobile app and the Web app were developed through a partnership with South Carolina Interactive, who is responsible for operating, maintaining, and marketing SC.gov, the state's official website.

The driver license practice test can be downloaded for free through the AppStore and Google Play.

The full GovLoop blog post can be found here:

https://www.govloop.com/community/blog/cool-gov-mobile-apps/

Users can find out more about online Government services in South Carolina through:

Twitter: http://twitter.com/SCGOV

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/SCgov/12752057990

About SC.gov

SC.gov is the official website of the state of South Carolina (http://www.SC.gov) and a collaborative effort between the state and South Carolina Interactive to enable the state to conduct state business online and improve public access to government information. The South Carolina Budget and Control Board's Division of Technology Operations provides guidance to South Carolina Interactive who is responsible for operating, maintaining, and marketing SC.gov. South Carolina Interactive is part of eGovernment firm NIC's (NASDAQ: EGOV) family of companies.

About NIC

Founded in 1992, NIC (NASDAQ: EGOV) is the nation's leading provider of official government websites, online services, and secure payment processing solutions. The company's innovative eGovernment services help make government more accessible to everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies provides eGovernment solutions for more than 3,500 federal, state, and local agencies in the United States. Forbes has named NIC as one of the "100 Best Small Companies in America" five times, most recently ranked at No.11 (2013), and the company has been included four times on the Barron's 400 Index. Additional information is available at http://www.egov.com.

Contact:

SC.gov
Ken Oliphant, 803-771-0131
ken@portal.sc.gov
or
SC Department of Motor Vehicles
Beth Parks, 803-896-5601
beth.parks@scdmv.net

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