A breath test can be administered by the police to see if someone’s blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is over the legal limit. For the majority of drivers, this legal limit is 0.08% BAC. Officers can sometimes use portable breath test devices or a Breathalyzer at the...
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Month: September 2022
Does South Dakota mandate IIDs for those convicted of a DUI?
Those accused of driving under the influence (DUI) offenses in South Dakota will face multiple possible criminal penalties if they plead guilty or the courts convict them. A judge can sentence them to incarceration in state facilities or probation. The defendant may...
Understanding minor in possession (MIP) charges
In South Dakota, when a minor is found in possession of alcohol or drugs, they may face a “minor in possession” charge. Also referred to as MIP laws, these outline what happens if minors are found in this situation. Learning more about MIP laws and the potential...