14 Jul 2021

You do not have to be driving a car in order to be charged with an OWI in Wisconsin. According to Wisconsin law, if you are “operating” a vehicle under the influence, then can be charged with an OWI. Sitting behind the wheel while your car is running is still considered “operating” a vehicle. If […]

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21 Apr 2021

According to Wisconsin Act 100, an ignition interlock device is required following an OWI charge, if these circumstances are present: You are a repeat OWI offender If you are a first time OWI offender whose BAC was more than .15 percent If you refused to provide chemical testing In the event of the requirement of […]

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24 Mar 2021

According to Wisconsin’s implied consent law, upon driving a vehicle, you automatically consent to chemical testing by law enforcement if they suspect you are driving under the influence. If you refuse these tests, you will suffer added penalties.   Even if you fail such tests, there are multiple reasons to doubt their accuracy. The breath test machines […]

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10 Mar 2021

Per the Wisconsin driving point system, each traffic violation results in a certain number of demerit points being added to your driving record. How many points are added is contingent on how serious the offense is. If you get 12 or more points added to your driving record, your license will be suspended. Assuming you […]

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17 Feb 2021

What is residual mouth alcohol? Residual mouth alcohol is alcohol that remains in the mouth after utilization of certain legal sources/substances. Sources that lead to mouth alcohol include but are not limited to chewing tobacco, certain medicines, mouthwash or even dentures. If your breathalyzer test is conducted in too close of a time frame to […]

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