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Category: Drunk Driving

Teenage Drunk Driving Statistics

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | June 8, 2022

Did you know that 70% of teenagers admit to drinking alcohol, and 10% of them admit to drinking and driving? In a national survey, it was found that 24% of teens had ridden in a car within the last month with a driver who had been drinking. Follow the link for more statistics like these…
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Memorial Day Drunk Driving Statistics

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | May 26, 2022

Memorial Day weekend has a historically higher alcohol-impaired traffic fatality rate than the rest of the year nationwide. In the year 2020, alcohol impaired traffic fatalities were the culprit of 30% of all crashes, where they were the cause of 41% of the crashes over Memorial Day weekend in 2020. The NSC (National Safety Council)…
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OWI: A Criminal and Civil Problem

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | April 8, 2022

OWI is not just a criminal matter. While criminal penalties can include jail and probation, the civil penalties are just as severe. They include fines, driver’s license suspension, mandatory alcohol assessment, and ignition interlock device. Having an experienced defense attorney is important if you wish to limit your exposure to these harsh civil consequences. DUI/OWI…
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14-Year-Old Citied for OWI in Crash

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | March 24, 2022

A 14-year-old was cited for OWI in the aftermath of a crash that hurt five people in Madison on March 14. This is a reminder that the legal limit for drivers under the age of 21 is 0.0. https://www.weau.com/2022/03/15/14-year-old-cited-owi-crash-that-hurt-five-people/    


3 Things to Know About Breathalyzer Tests

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | March 13, 2022

The breath tests administered when someone is under suspicion of drunk driving are so entrenched in our society that the Breathalyzer brand has reached the level of Kleenex, becoming the common name used for all breath tests. You may know the name Breathalyzer, but we think the following three facts are crucial for you to…
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What is Wisconsin’s Lifetime Revocation Law?

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | March 7, 2022

Did you know? Wisconsin law provides for the permanent revocation of driving privileges when a person has four or more OWI offenses. Permanent revocation also makes a person ineligible for an occupational license. https://wisconsindot.gov/Pages/dmv/license-drvs/susp-or-rvkd/lifetime-rev.aspx  


OWI Prevention Technology Could Be in All Cars by 2026

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | January 10, 2022

Technology such as an infrared light that can detect signs of alcohol in the blood or devices for detecting alcohol on a driver’s breath could be in all new vehicles as soon as 2026. https://www.wisn.com/article/anti-drunk-driving-technology-could-be-in-all-new-cars-by-2026/38642715#  


Record Decline In Teen Drug and Alcohol Usage

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | December 27, 2021

Will the next generation’s attitude towards alcohol and drugs result in fewer arrests? https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2021/12/16/teen-drug-alcohol-use-declines-survey/8922201002/  


Just (Don’t) Do It

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | December 15, 2021

We are in the midst of a very dangerous time on Wisconsin roads and highways. OWI arrests tend to be at their highest in the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. This makes sense, as the holiday season is the perfect time to eat, drink and be merry. Whether you are attending a company…
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DO I NEED A LAWYER FOR MY FIRST OWI?

On behalf of J. Kippa Law, LLC | September 26, 2021

You may be tempted to pay the fines, jump through the hoops and move on with your life. That course of action can expose you to criminal charges and the collateral consequences that come with having a criminal record. Additionally, any OWI can result in the suspension of your license, mandatory alcohol assessment, and the…
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