2011 South Dakota Code
Title 32 MOTOR VEHICLES
Chapter 20. Motorcycle Regulation
§32-20-4 Protective helmet required for minor--Violation as misdemeanor.


SD Codified L § 32-20-4 (through 2011) What's This?

32-20-4. Protective helmet required for minor--Violation as misdemeanor. No person under eighteen years of age may operate or ride upon a motorcycle on the public streets or highways of this state unless the person wears a protective helmet of a type meeting Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 218 as in effect on January 1, 1984. No person may operate a motorcycle with any person under the age of eighteen as a passenger if the passenger is not wearing a protective helmet. A violation of this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.

Source: SL 1967, ch 215, § 4; SL 1970, ch 176, § 2; SL 1974, ch 219, § 23; SL 1976, ch 194, § 1; SL 1978, ch 230, § 9; SL 1980, ch 224; SL 1984, ch 228, § 8; SL 1987, ch 231, § 2; SL 1989, ch 255, § 93.

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