South Dakota’s broader ban starts July 1 against many uses of electronic devices while driving

Drivers in South Dakota will soon have to start keeping their eyes on the road much more of the time, rather than looking at their phones and laptops. That’s because Governor Kristi Noem has signed into law HB 1169. It prohibits many uses of electronic devices while driving and replaces the weakly-enforced current law against most texting that the Legislature passed in 2014…