Understanding Wisconsin’s ignition interlock device laws

Drunk Driving

A Wisconsin drunk driving charge has the potential to upend many parts of your life if it winds up leading to a conviction, and it may impact you financially, professionally and otherwise. In addition to paying fines, attending substance abuse treatment and possibly having to spend time in jail, you may also find that you […]

Texting, driving and cognitive distraction

Personal Injury

Navigating Wisconsin roadways alongside other motorists, truckers and motorcyclists is no easy feat. In fact, driving is one of the riskiest tasks you can engage in. In 2018 alone, the National Safety Council estimates that more than 40,000 people died in car accidents across the United States. At least 3,614 people died in distracted driving […]

Second OWI offense? The penalties can be serious.

Drunk Driving

You’ve been through this before. The first time you got charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OWI), you paid a fine and lost your driver’s license for a few months. It wasn’t great, but it wasn’t such a big deal. This time, they’re threatening you with jail time. How do drunk driving charges work […]

Over 100 vehicles piled up. How should you drive in a whiteout?

Personal Injury

Late last month, over 100 vehicles were involved in a massive, chain-reaction pileup on I-41 south in eastern Wisconsin. One person was killed and dozens more were injured. The crash occurred during whiteout conditions. Meanwhile, numerous people in Wisconsin and Minnesota had to be rescued from their cars. Conditions were so bad that officials urged […]

MADD pushes for stricter drunk driving laws in Wisconsin

Drunk Driving

Drinking and driving remains a serious problem for Wisconsin motorists. Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD), a nonprofit organization committed to curbing the illegal act, is seeking to change that. MADD, which works across the United States and Canada, is specifically pushing for harsher penalties for first-time offenders in Wisconsin. The organization is asking lawmakers to […]