Wisconsin Statutes Vehicles (Ch. 340 to 351) § 346.17 346.17. Penalty for violating sections 346.04 to.16

(1) Except as provided in subs.(5) and (6), any person violating s. 346.04(1) or (2) , 346.06 , 346.12 or 346.13(1) or (3) may be required to forfeit not less than $20 nor more than $40 for the first offense and not less than $50 nor more than $100 for the 2nd or subsequent conviction within a year.

(2) Except as provided in sub. (6), any person violating ss. 346.05 , 346.07(2) or (3) , 346.072 , 346.08 , 346.09 , 346.10(2) to (4) , 346.11 , 346.13(2) or 346.14 to 346.16 may be required to forfeit not less than $30 nor more than $300.

(2m) Any person violating s. 346.10 (1) shall forfeit not less than $60 nor more than $600.

(2t) Any person violating s. 346.04(2t) may be fined not more than $10,000 or imprisoned for not more than 9 months or both.

(3)(a) Except as provided in par. (b), (c) or (d), any person violating s. 346.04(3) is guilty of a Class I felony.

(b) If the violation results in bodily harm, as defined in s. 939.22(4) , to another, or causes damage to the property of another, as defined in s. 939.22(28) , the person is guilty of a Class H felony.

(c) If the violation results in great bodily harm, as defined in s. 939.22(14) , to another, the person is guilty of a Class F felony.

(d) If the violation results in the death of another, the person is guilty of a Class E felony.

(4) Any person violating s. 346.075 may be required to forfeit not less than $25 nor more than $200 for the first offense and not less than $50 nor more than $500 for the 2nd or subsequent violation within 4 years.

(5) If an operator of a vehicle violates s. 346.04 (1) or (2) where persons engaged in work in a highway maintenance or construction area or in a utility work area are at risk from traffic, any applicable minimum and maximum forfeiture specified in sub.  (1) for the violation shall be doubled.

(6)(a) If a person violates s. 346.05(1) , 346.06 , 346.07(2) or (3) , or 346.09 and the violation results in great bodily harm, as defined in s. 939.22(14) , to another, the person shall forfeit $500.

(b) If a person violates s. 346.05(1) , 346.06 , 346.07(2) or (3) , or 346.09 and the violation results in death to another, the person shall forfeit $1,000.


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