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Does South Dakota Have Distracted Driving Laws?

Yes and no. Like 46 states nationwide, South Dakota bans all drivers from texting while driving statewide, according to statistics compiled by the Governors Highway Safety Administration. South Dakota's statewide texting while driving ban went into effect on July 1, 2014. Drivers who violate the law are subject to a $100 fine for texting while...

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Higher Speed Limits and South Dakota Car Accidents

Sioux Falls, SD auto accident attorneys analyze latest data Have higher highway speed limits in South Dakota resulted in more car accidents? During the last four decades, South Dakota's speed limits have steadily increased. Two years ago, the maximum speed limit on many interstate highways in South Dakota was raised to 80 mph. So, are...

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Distracted Driving Accidents Surge in South Dakota

Several studies cite seriousness of problem, Sioux Falls lawyer explains Car accidents caused by distracted drivers in South Dakota have increasingly become a problem statewide. This trend is reflected across the nation, where more than half of all traffic fatalities involved distracted drivers, according to recent studies. The number of accidents caused by distracted drivers...

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South Dakota Ranks Third for Drunk Drivers Nationwide, Study Reports

Experienced Sioux Falls SD accident attorneys explain findings South Dakota ranks third nationwide for states with the worst drunk driving problem, according to a recent study which analyzed various data collected about drinking and driving in the United States, including drunk driving car accident statistics. The website backgroundcheck.org conducted the study released March 8, which...

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Dispute with your former landlord? Here's how to use small claims court to get back your security deposit.

We receive a lot of inquiries for help with landlord/tenant issues.  One of the most common problem involves the return of the security deposit at the end of the lease.  The following is a summary of how to resolve this issue on your own, without a lawyer, using South Dakota small claims court.  If you...

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Reasons Negligent Drivers Cause Victims’ Injuries and Deaths in Head-On Crashes

Head-on collisions are some of the most catastrophic accidents that cause victims to suffer long-term injuries or death. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, head-on accidents caused 54 percent of all deaths in 2015-and 7,068 fatalities. These crashes are often more dangerous due to the greater force of impact caused when the two vehicles'...

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