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Is license revocation only a penalty for drunk driving?

Individuals who keep up with this Wisconsin drunk driving defense law blog probably know that license revocation is a possible penalty for being convicted of drunk driving. However, alleged drunk drivers are not the only ones who can have their licenses taken away. License revocation is a relatively common potential consequence for a variety of driving and non-driving offenses.

The difference between OWI and DUI in Wisconsin

A lot of people in Wisconsin integrate synonyms into their spoken and written communications. They do so because using the same words over and over can be repetitive and just plain boring. Words that seem synonymous, however, can sometimes have varying meanings. In terms of two Wisconsin drunk driving charges, two words that appear to have similar connotations can lead to two different criminal charges.

A test refusal will not protect you from drunk driving charges

As discussed in last week's entry on this Wisconsin drunk driving defense blog, the legal limit of a person's blood alcohol content has changed over time. The serious consequences that can attach when a person is found to have a BAC above that legal limit can reduce his rights and challenge his ability to work and move forward with his life. Serious consequences can also, however, attach when a person chooses not to submit to BAC testing after an alleged drunk driving stop.

Has Wisconsin's BAC limit always been .08%?

In the state of Wisconsin it is illegal to drive a vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of more than .08 percent. This standard applies to drivers of cars, trucks, and many other kinds of motor vehicles. However, the .08 percentstandard has not always been in effect. The state's blood alcohol concentration laws have changed along with its drunk driving legislative history.

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