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Traffic Law and Practice in Wisconsin
  • AK0167
  • 978-1-57862-281-8
986+ pp.; 5th ed. 2015-2016
Includes 2017-2018 supplement
2 volumes

Steer around pitfalls in traffic cases and head straight for solutions  

With the passage of revised OWI laws in Wisconsin, the timing couldn’t have been better for the release of the fourth edition of Traffic Law and Practice. With its timely guidance, you’ll know where your case is headed and how to reach a favorable destination.

Be better prepared for the road ahead 

To help speed up your preparation, Traffic Law takes a practical approach to the technical and complex aspects of traffic law. You’ll find useful guidance in clear and easy-to-understand language that emphasizes solutions for resolving traffic cases.

Have experience riding with you 

Whether you’re trying your first traffic case or your 10,000th, you’ll be more confident with the first-hand knowledge Traffic Law offers on how traffic courts interpret and enforce the law — provided by experienced Wisconsin judges, renowned defense attorneys, and top Department of Transportation officials.

Newly updated

The 2017-2018 supplement reflects important legal developments since publication of the fifth edition, including:

  • Various actions by the Wisconsin Legislature, including:
    • Eliminating knowledge as an element of an Operating after Revocation (OAR) offense
    • Changing whether a defendant can have an immediate trial after entering a plea in circuit court
    • Changing the penalties for fourth and subsequent Operating While Intoxicated (OWI) offenses
  • Identification of another possible basis for objecting to a blood draw
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court decisions involving:
    • A basis for challenging information appearing on the Informing the Accused form
    • Convictions improperly entered in circuit courts, abrogating prior case law

Summary of contents 

Volume I

  1. Wisconsin's Driver Licensing System
  2. Traffic Offenses Involving the Driving Privilege
  3. Commercial Driver Licensing
  4. Common Moving Traffic Violations
  5. Statutory Procedures for Traffic Cases
  6. Wisconsin's Impaired Driving Offenses

Volume II

  1. Implied Consent and Chemical Tests for Intoxication
  2. The Defense of Alcohol-Related Driving Offenses

Bonus materials

  • Information on traffic safety school
  • Blood-alcohol charts
  • Information on breath and field sobriety tests
  • OWI arrest forms
  • And much more!

Make success your destination 

Arrive at the best outcomes for your clients with the guidance you’ll find in Traffic Law and Practice in Wisconsin.

Order your copy today. 

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