32-25-7 Establishment of speed zones--Posting of zones--State or federal roads--Violation as misde...
Establishment of speed zones--Posting of zones--State or federal roads--Violation
The Transportation Commission may establish, by rules promulgated pursuant to
chapter 1-26, a maximum speed limit of less than that established by §§ 32-25-1.1 and 32-25-4 upon
any highway or portion of highway on the state trunk highway system and any portion of highway
under the jurisdiction of a state or federal agency if requested by the agency. The speed limit
established by the commission is the maximum speed that any person may drive or operate any
vehicle or class of vehicle upon that portion of highway. The Department of Transportation shall
conspicuously post signs at the beginning and end of a portion of highway to show the maximum
speed limit established by the commission on that portion of highway. A violation of any maximum
speed limit established by the commission pursuant to this section is a Class 2 misdemeanor.
Source: SL 1941, ch 187, § 1; SL 1955, ch 168; SL 1955, ch 169; SL 1959, ch 251, § 1; SDC Supp
1960, § 44.0303 (2); SL 1987, ch 210, § 33; SL 1989, ch 255, § 131; SL 1996, ch 207, § 4.