It might not be uncommon for drivers who are searching for an address or are unfamiliar with an area to exhibit erratic behavior at times. Unfortunately, frequent braking and constant changes in speed may also be driving behaviors that could indicate the possible presence of unlawful behavior. A recent incident involving a driver who was allegedly exhibiting similar types of driving behavior has left a 53-year-old man in Wisconsin accused of drunk driving.
Although dealing with the fallout of an accident can be a stressful process, leaving the scene of the crash is never advisable. Even if no other vehicles are involved, any damage to another party's property could prompt an investigation into the incident and a decision to flee the scene may only increase the severity of the charges one might face. A school principal in Wisconsin has been placed on administrative leave after a recent investigation into a single-vehicle crash left him accused of drunk driving.
Even a minor error in judgment while operating a motorcycle can have disastrous results. Accidents involving motorcycles run a greater risk of causing injuries to the rider and those who experience a similar life event may be left facing a lengthy recovery period. A recent motorcycle accident in Wisconsin in which a 50-year-old man suffered a head injury has also left him facing drunk driving charges.
In some cases, it could take little more than the words of another party to launch an investigation into allegations of unlawful behavior. Being the subject of such an investigation could prove intimidating enough as is, and the situation may only increase in severity should criminal charges be filed. A call from a witness that prompted an incident leading to a traffic stop in Wisconsin has reportedly left a 56-year-old man facing felony drunk driving charges.
While many newer vehicle models come with automatic activation for headlights, some drivers may still be forced to activate their lights the old fashioned way. In some cases, a person may forget to activate the headlights at night and in well-lit areas, it can be difficult to determine if one's lights are even on. A traffic stop that was initiated under similar circumstances in Wisconsin has reportedly left a 39-year-old woman accused of drunk driving.