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Wisconsin Traffic Laws

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Below you will find links to traffic laws and driving rules in Wisconsin -- including the online vehicle code, statutes on common traffic violations, and state-specific driving manuals (where available).

Drinking & Driving Violations Operating under influence [PDF] (WI Code Chapter 346 scroll to section 346.63)
Driving Without a License / With a Suspended License Operators to be licensed; exceptions [PDF] (WI Code Chapter 343 scroll to section 343.05)
Driving Without Insurance / With Insufficient Insurance Proof of financial responsibility for the future required [PDF] (WI Code Chapter 344 scroll to section 344.29)
Driving Without Registration / With Expired Registration Penalty for operating unregistered or improperly registered vehicle [PDF] (WI Code Chapter 341 scroll to section 341.04)
Illegal U-Turn Where turns prohibited, exception [PDF] (WI Code Chapter 346 scroll to section 346.33)
Leaving the Scene of an Accident / Hit & Run Accidents and Accident Reports [PDF] (WI Code Chapter 346 scroll to Subchapter XI)
Mechanical Violations Equipment of Vehicles [PDF] (WI Code Chapter 347)
Reckless Driving Reckless driving [PDF] (WI Code Chapter 346 scroll to section 346.62)
Running a Red Light / Stop Sign Traffic Signs, Signals, and Markings [PDF] (WI Code Chapter 346 scroll to Subchapter VI)
Seat Belt / Child Restraint Violations Safety belts and child safety restraint systems [PDF] (WI Code Chapter 347 scroll to section 347.48)
Speeding Speed restrictions [PDF] (WI Code Chapter 346 scroll to section 346.57)
Unlawful Vehicle Modifications Equipment of Vehicles [PDF] (WI Code Chapter 347)

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