S.D. Codified Laws § 32-20-12. Off-road vehicles--Operation on certain lands as misdemeanor--Registration--Title certificate.
No person may operate on a public street or highway an off-road vehicle except for crossing from one side of the road to the other. A person twelve years of age or older may operate an off-road vehicle in a highway ditch if the vehicle is operated as close as possible to the outer edge of the highway right-of-way. No person may operate an off-road vehicle in a highway ditch along the interstate highway system, or operate an off-road vehicle on any lands owned, leased, or controlled by the Department of Game, Fish and Parks, or any highway ditch located within, with certain exceptions. Off-road vehicles need not be registered and licensed for use upon the highways except as provided in 32-20-13. Off-road vehicles must be titled. Valid license required to operate ATV on public roads or highways. 32-20-2
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