Ban on Cell Phone Use in Construction Zones

September 2016

On October 1, 2016, it becomes illegal in the State of Wisconsin to use a cell phone in a construction zone.  Wisconsin will become one of fourteen states that fully or partially ban the use of cell phones by drivers.  As of October 1st, a person who is using a cell phone without a hands-free device in a construction zone faces a $40 fine for the first offense and a $100 fine for any violations thereafter.  An exception to rule is made for those making an emergency phone call.

At Herrick & Hart, we see the impact of distracted driving on a daily basis.  We work with many people who have been injured due to distracted driving.  We understand the losses that occur due to distracted driving and help the injured achieve just compensation.

If you have been injured by a distracted driver, feel free to contact Herrick & Hart.  We offer a free consultation on personal injury cases.  


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