SOUTH DAKOTA-HIGHWAY LAWS RESEARCH STUDY

THE OBJECT OF THIS STUDY WAS TO COLLECT AND ANALYZE ALL SOUTH DAKOTA LAWS RELATING TO HIGHWAYS AND MOTOR VEHICLES, COMPARE THESE PRESENT LAWS WITH THOSE OF OTHER STATES OR RECOMMENDATIONS OF STUDY INSTITUTES, AND SUBMIT TO THE SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAYS A DETAILED REPORT CONTAINING RECOMMENDATIONS FOR REVISION, REPEAL OR ADOPTION OF LAWS WHICH WOULD HAVE THE EFFECT OF UPDATING THE SOUTH DAKOTA CODE. THE STUDY WAS ORGANIZED INTO TWO DIVISIONS: (1) A THREE-YEAR STUDY OF STATUTES, CASES AND MATERIALS ON HIGHWAYS, AND (2) A ONE-YEAR STUDY OF STATUTES, CASES AND MATERIALS ON MOTOR VEHICLES. A COMPLETE SET OF MATERIALS IS PREPARED FOR EACH STUDY. THE PROPOSED HIGHWAY CODE FOLLOWED THE PATTERN RECOMMENDED BY WYOMING, MONTANA AND WEST VIRGINIA. THE PROPOSED MOTOR VEHICLE CODE FOLLOWED THE GENERAL OUTLINE OF THE UNIFORM CODE. THE PROPOSED HIGHWAY CODE CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING CHAPTERS: (1) LEGISLATIVE INTENT, (2) DEFINITIONS, (3) STATE ADMINISTRATION, (4) COUNTY ADMINISTRATION, (5) MUNICIPAL ADMINISTRATION, (6) CLASSIFICATION OF HIGHWAYS, (7) ACQUISITION OF LAND, (8) CONTROL OF ACCESS, (9) CONTRACTS, (10) TRAFFIC OPERATIONS, (11) FINANCES, (12) MISSCELLANEOUS LAWS, AND (13) AN APPENDIX CONTAINING GENERAL CONDEMNATION PROCEDURES. /BPR/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Hpr-1(1), STATE NO 614 (63)
  • Corporate Authors:

    South Dakota State University School of Law

    Brookings, SD  USA  57006
  • Authors:
    • Fisher, G E
  • Publication Date: 1967

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00238320
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Bureau of Public Roads /US
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 23 1994 12:00AM