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In South Dakota, what is the maximum penalty for a first offense DUI conviction?
- Class 1 misdemeanor
- 1 year in the county jail, a $2,000 fine, or both
- Driving privileges must be revoked for at least 30 days
In South Dakota, do you have the right to hire your own DUI blood testing technician?
Yes. In South Dakota you are allowed to have a physician, laboratory technician, registered nurse, physician’s assistant, or medical technologist of your choosing to administer the chemical analysis in addition to the analysis administered at law enforcement’s direction.