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Last updated 14/09/14

An up-to-date version of the South Dakota DPS Commercial Drivers Handbook can be found below. This is the online version of the South Dakota DPS CDL Drivers Manual / Handbook straight from the DPS's website. These links are updated every time the handbook is changed so rest assured that the Handbook below is current. Check back every year for the newest edition of the South Dakota DPS Handbook; new stats, tips, and guides to the law are added with each addition. Also remember to share the handbook with your friends and family as it's a great way for them to brush up on their driving.

Remember the handbook is only a guide and may not quote specific laws as stated on a traffic citation; you may need to check South Dakota Driving Laws for more specific details in individual laws and codes.

Check out our DPS blog and sign up for our mailing list to stay on top of the ever changing driving laws in South Dakota. Every year try to understand how the new law will affect you and when they will be enforced. Please note it make take a minute or so for the Online South Dakota DPS CDL Drivers Handbook to load.

Please check out our other useful resources for the South Dakota DPS: South Dakota DPS Motorcycle Riders Handbook, South Dakota DPS Drivers Handbook, South Dakota DPS CDL Practice Tests.