state Assembly panel is reviewing legislation that would require Wisconsin
drivers to flip on their headlights when weather limits visibility, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported.
sponsored by Rep. John Ainsworth, R-Shawano, would permit police to ticket
drivers for failure to turn on their headlights during bad weather if pulled
over for some other offense.
would be $10 for the first offense and $25 for the second offense, the
newspaper reported. Court fees added to most tickets could hike those penalties
to $131.40 and $150, respectively.
bill is in the Assembly Committee on Highway Safety.