South Dakota


State Law of the Week

Provided by South Dakota Highway Trooper Chris Spielmann, HP 198

32-26-35 - Driving to left on grade or curve--Obstructed view--

Violation as misdemeanor

No person may drive any vehicle on the left side of the roadway when approaching or upon the crest of a grade or a curve in the highway where the driver's view is obstructed within such distance as to create a hazard if another vehicle is approaching from the opposite direction. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.

Source: SDC 1939, § 44.0313; SL 1953, ch 230; SL 1967, ch 192; SL 1970, ch 175, § 17; SL 1989,ch 255, § 172.

32-26-25 - U-turn prohibited in no-passing zone or where unsafe-

-Violation as misdemeanor

No vehicle, within a no-passing zone that is designated and marked in accord with § 32-26-38, may be turned so as to proceed in the opposite direction, nor may any such turning movement be otherwise made unless it can be made in safety and without interfering with other traffic. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.

Source: SL 1967, ch 216; SL 1975, ch 209; SL 1989, ch 255, § 165.

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