Wisconsin prohibits “distracted driving” in general, but doesn’t have a blanket no-cellphones-while-driving rule. Only recently-licensed motorists are prohibited entirely from using a cellphone when driving. Most other drivers are allowed totalk on a cellphone while at the wheel. Texting while driving, however, is generally prohibited for all motorists.
Wisconsin has two types of speeding laws: a “basic speeding law” and “fixed limits.” This article explains the differences between the two and the consequences of a speeding violation. (Also, check out our article that discusses the different types of speeding laws.) Basic Speeding Law Wisconsin’s
If you get a stop sign or red light ticket in Wisconsin, you’ll likely have to pay a fine, and the conviction will add demerit points to your driving record. This article gives an overview of what the law requires and some of the consequences of a stop sign or red light violation.