Does Uber help reduce drunk driving?

You might feel relieved to see a line of Uber cars outside a bar at closing time. None of the people climbing in are going to be driving drunk, and the streets will be safer for everyone. Or will they be? Ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft often boast that they make cities safer, and […]

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Wisconsin family fined for underage drinking party leading to crash

Although the weather still feels like winter, spring is almost here. For many Wisconsin students, that means high school or college graduation is just around the corner. If you plan to host a party and serve alcohol, you should know that in some cases, you could be held liable for any alcohol-fueled mayhem caused by […]

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Teen arrested after bragging about drunk driving crash on Facebook

Social media sites have definitely made the world a smaller place. Not only can Facebook help you keep in touch with friends and family around Wisconsin, but it can also keep you connected to others from around the country and the world. But sites like Facebook also have some drawbacks, especially for those with a […]

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Wisconsin law enforcement increasing DUI patrols this weekend

By now, it should be clear to every employed Wisconsin resident that Labor Day Weekend is upon us. For most of us, the holiday means a three-day weekend and a chance to get outside and celebrate summer one last time before we settle into our fall and winter routines. But like other holiday weekends, Labor […]

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Wisconsin man granted modified sentence in OWI hit-and-run case

A good criminal defense strategy is often more nuanced than just going for a verdict of “not guilty.” Depending on the circumstances, a plea deal can sometimes be the most effective way to mitigate the consequences of criminal charges and to minimize the impact on a defendant’s personal/family life. As a recent example of this, […]

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Recreational vehicle drivers targeted in new Wisconsin DUI bill

Many residents in Waukesha and around the state love to take advantage of the beautiful scenery that Wisconsin has to offer. That’s one of the reasons why more than 220,000 registered snowmobiles and countless other boats and all-terrain vehicles are registered statewide. But as recreational-vehicle enthusiasts continue to hit the trails and lakes, the Wisconsin […]

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Woman in front passenger seat charged with DUI following crash

In October, we wrote about the Wisconsin man who was charged with drunk driving after police discovered him asleep in his van in the early hours of the morning. The keys were in the ignition, but the car was apparently not running. The arrest of this DUI repeat offender was especially ironic because he had […]

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Wisconsin war vet awaits sentencing on 3 counts of DUI homicide

Last month, a Wisconsin man pleaded guilty in a high-profile case involving drunk driving fatalities. The case received much media attention because the crash took the lives of three college students, two of which were from Wisconsin. A 32-year-old Iraq veteran pleaded no contest to three counts of DUI homicide and one count of OWI […]

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Illegal immigrant in Wisconsin charged in drunk driving deaths

A Milwaukee man faces more than 50 years in jail and $220,000 in fines following the car accident deaths of two people. Police say the man caused the accident because he was driving drunk and because he ignored a stop sign. To complicate matters further, the man has never held a Wisconsin driver’s license and […]

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Wisconsin man arrested after drunk-driving accident with cop car

Drunk driving is a dangerous activity, both legally and personally. However, the legal dangers increase significantly when a suspected drunk driver gets into a car accident with a police officer. Earlier this month, a Wisconsin man was arrested for OWI after he crashed his vehicle into a Milwaukee County Sherriff’s Office squad car on Interstate […]

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