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 you are charged with a Wisconsin OWI, contact Eastbridge Law Group, LLC. Our attorneys are familiar with the ins and outs of Wisconsin’s OWI laws and the methods of testing used by the police in making these types of arrests.