South Dakota State Driving Laws
SPEEDING & RED LIGHT CAMERA
Ticket Counsel has helped countless South Dakota citizens eliminate their speeding & red light camera tickets with our expert advice and knowledge. Most speeding & red light camera laws are either enforced statewide or they are only authorized to be used in certain areas or districts. An example of this would be a busy intersection that has a large amount of continuous traffic.
We will help you eliminate your South Dakota speeding ticket by doing what we do best! Depending on where you received your speeding ticket and your age, the charges could vary. When contacting us, make sure you have your ticket on hand but if you don’t, then we can help you get another copy. To learn more about speeding tickets in South Dakota, go to the speeding ticket section of our website..
DUI & DWI
If you have received a DUI or DWI in South Dakota, one of the first things you should do is contact a lawyer or advisor! That is why we are here. Depending on your age in South Dakota, the charges for a DUI or DWI can differentiate. Read more about the penalties and offenses you can get for receiving a DUI or DWI in South Dakota.
SUSPENDED / REVOKED LICENSE
There are a few different reasons why the South Dakota DMV can revoke or suspend your license. For example, denial of a chemical test following a DUI could result with a suspension. Another reason you could get your license suspended or revoked is by having to0 many points on your record. If you have a suspended or revoked license in South Dakota, there are a few things you should know to help you with the process of getting your license back.
CELLPHONE & TEXTING
The use of cell phones or texting while operating a vehicle can land you with a pricey ticket depending on what state you are in. Out of the 50 states, 14 have primary enforcement laws that prohibit “hand-held” cell-phone usage and texting while driving. This means that an officer can cite a citizen without another traffic violation taking place. Click the link above to learn more about Cell Phone & Texting in South Dakota.
SEATBELT & SAFETY
Seatbelt & safety laws are split up into 2 different categories; primary and secondary offenses. Primary states that law enforcement officers can pull you over for a seatbelt violation alone. The secondary offense states that a law enforcement officer can only issue you a seatbelt ticket if you were pulled over for a separate “primary” offense, such as speeding. Each state’s seatbelt laws are different and depending on what seats you are in and your age, the charges can vary. Stay familiar with the Seatbelt & Safety laws in your state and understand your rights if you have been given a ticket.
If you are trying to find a DMV location in your local area or county, you can find all the DMV’s in your state by using our search bar or by following the DMV locations link. We have every location available in your state as well as the address and phone number to set up an appointment. Further information about each location will be provided in the link on the DMV pages, so make sure the DMV you select provides all the services you need.