2011 South Dakota Code
Title 32 MOTOR VEHICLES
Chapter 20. Motorcycle Regulation
§32-20-2 Special qualification required to operate motorcycle--Exceptions--Valid license required to operate moped or all-terrain vehicle--Waiver of test--Violation as misdemeanor.


SD Codified L § 32-20-2 (through 2011) What's This?

32-20-2. Special qualification required to operate motorcycle--Exceptions--Valid license required to operate moped or all-terrain vehicle--Waiver of test--Violation as misdemeanor. No person may operate a motorcycle, except a moped as defined in § 32-20-1 or a licensed all-terrain vehicle as provided by § 32-20-13, on the public streets or highways without a motor vehicle driver's license or permit upon which a state testing officer has certified that such person is qualified to operate such motorcycle. However, the operator of a moped or licensed all-terrain vehicle shall have a valid motor vehicle operator's license or permit. The department may waive the testing requirements upon completion of a motorcycle safety course approved pursuant to § 32-20-14. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.

Source: SL 1967, ch 215, § 2; SL 1978, ch 230, § 2; SL 1982, ch 18, § 26; SL 1987, ch 233, § 3; SL 1989, ch 255, § 92; SL 1989, ch 270, § 2; SL 1995, ch 178, § 3.

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