Ignition Interlock Laws in South Dakota
South Dakota laws require that drivers whose blood alcohol concentration (BAC) level of .08 will be charged with DUI. However, you can even be charged with DUI with a BAC level of .05 if the arresting officer determines that you could not drive safely.
If you are convicted of DUI in court, you maybe be required to participate in the state’s 24/7 Sobriety program, which submits offenders to testing for alcohol, marijuana and other controlled substances. As part of the program, you may need to install an ignition interlock device (IID) in your vehicle.
In addition, DUI conviction in South Dakota carries fines, jail terms, and periods of license revocation.
|Situation||Fine||Jail term||License Revocation|
|1st Offense||Up to $2,000||Up to 1 year||1 year maximum|
|2nd Offense||Up to $2,000||Up to 1 year||1 year minimum|
|3rd Offense||Up to $4,000||Up to 2 years||1 year minimum|
|4th Offense||Up to $10,000||Up to 5 years||2 year minimum|
|5th Offense||Up to $02,000||Up to 10 years||3 year minimum|