32-15-11 Sirens, whistles, and unnecessary loud noises as misdemeanor.
Sirens, whistles, and unnecessary loud noises as misdemeanor.
It is a Class 2
misdemeanor, except as otherwise provided in § 32-15-12, for any vehicle to be equipped with or
for any person to use upon a vehicle any siren, or any compression or spark plug whistle, or any
exhaust horn, or whistle which does not produce a harmonious sound, or for any person at any time
to use a horn otherwise than a reasonable warning or to make any unnecessary or unreasonably loud
or harsh sound by means of a horn or other warning device.
Source: SDC 1939, § 44.0347; SL 1977, ch 189, § 105; SL 1989, ch 255, § 31.