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(1)(a) Any person who violates s. 344.62(1) may be required to forfeit not more than $500.
(b) Except as provided in par. (c), any person who violates s. 344.62(2) may be required to forfeit $10.
(c) No person charged with violating s. 344.62(2) may be convicted if the person produces proof that he or she was in compliance with s. 344.62(1) at the time the person was issued a uniform traffic citation for violating s. 344.62(2). This proof may be produced either at the time of the person's appearance in court in response to the citation or in the office of the traffic officer issuing the citation.This proof may be produced in either paper or electronic format, including by display of electronic images on a cellular telephone or other electronic device. If this proof is displayed in electronic format on any cellular telephone or other electronic device, the person to whom the proof is displayed may not view, and producing proof in electronic format is not considered consent for the person to view, any content on the telephone or other device except the proof required under s. 344.62(2).
(2) Any person who violates s. 344.64 may be required to forfeit not more than $5,000.
(3) A traffic officer may not stop or inspect a vehicle solely to determine compliance with s. 344.62 or a local ordinance in conformity therewith. This subsection does not limit the authority of a traffic officer to issue a citation for a violation of s. 344.62 or a local ordinance in conformity therewith observed in the course of a stop or inspection made for other purposes, except that a traffic officer may not take a person into physical custody solely for a violation of s. 344.62 or a local ordinance in conformity therewith.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Wisconsin Statutes Vehicles (Ch. 340 to 351) § 344.65. Violations - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/wi/vehicles-ch-340-to-351/wi-st-344-65.html
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