New provisions for teen drivers on July 1
June 24, 2020
Provisions which strengthen South Dakota’s current graduated driver’s license laws for teen drivers between the ages of 14 and 18 take effect July 1.
The changes were part of Senate Bill 113, which was approved by this year’s state Legislature and signed by Gov. Kristi Noem.
Highlights of the bill include:
• Changes the require length of time to hold a car or motorcycle instruction permit from 180 days to 275 days;
• Adds a new requirement for 50 hours of parent/guardian supervised driving, including 10 hours of which must be during inclement weather and another 10 hours at night;...