When it comes to driving under the influence of alcohol, a conviction for even a first offense can carry serious penalties that can affect a person's life substantially. However, the presence of additional charges may only increase the severity of the penalties one may face. After being arrested on suspicion of her first drunk driving offense, allegations of reckless behavior have left a 30-year-old woman in Wisconsin facing felony charges.
There are numerous situations in which a person may experience fatigue while behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. Shift workers and individuals who drive for extended periods may be more prone to fatigue while driving, and even certain medical conditions can affect a person's ability to remain awake while operating a vehicle. Unfortunately, similar circumstances have left a 28-year-old woman in Wisconsin facing multiple drunk driving charges.
When you left the bar or your friend's house, you knew you had been drinking. Perhaps you thought enough time had passed since your last drink that you could safely drive home. In hindsight, it may have been better to err on the side of caution and call a cab. This truth hit home when police pulled you over.
Many individuals may be aware of the stress involved with looking in the rear-view mirror and seeing red flashing lights. Even if a traffic stop involves little more than a warning for a burnt-out headlight, the process can still be an intimidating experience. Unfortunately, a recent traffic stop in Wisconsin has left a 38-year-old man accused of drunk driving with a minor in the vehicle.
For many individuals, a birthday is a time to get together with family and friends and celebrate another year of life. The manner in which a birthday is celebrated may vary from person to person, as each individual may have his or her own preferred way of observing the occasion. Unfortunately, a recent birthday celebration has left a 53-year-old man in Wisconsin facing drunk driving charges.