Choosing to tailor outreach to motorcyclists, the South Dakota Office of Highway Safety took an innovative approach to the use of its drowsy driving grant from The National Road Safety Foundation, Inc. and GHSA. The state is home to the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, which occurred in August of 2018 and drew more than 500,000 vehicles to the state.
In advance of the Youngstown Sate vs. USD game, South Dakota Office of Highway Safety Director Lee Axdahl reminds fans to buckle up and drive safely.
Story by Brittany Kaye
October 16, 2018
The South Dakota Office of Highway Safety has completed another year of its "Lessons Learned SD" campaign, which encourages young drivers to watch and respond to safe driving videos. Office of Highway Safety Director and GHSA Treasurer Lee Axdahl comments on the campaign.
September 19, 2018
In 2016, South Dakota saw a 6-year low in distracted driving crashes. GHSA Treasurer and South Dakota Office of Highway Safety Director Lee Axdahl discusses the issue.
August 10, 2017
Article by Caitlynn Peetz
No bicycle helmet laws.