Excessive speed could mean serious injury—or death—in the event of an accident. Not only is speeding dangerous, the consequences can be severe. Depending on the violation, tickets generally cost between $200 and $800. When convicted, you could lose driving privileges, and your parents' trust. Developing safe driving habits now could save money, headaches and lives for the rest of your life.
Here are the maximum speeds in Wisconsin, unless otherwise posted:
Demerit points are issued to all drivers convicted of a moving violation. People who hold a probationary license are assessed double points for the second, and all subsequent points. When 12 or more demerit points are accumulated in one year, driver privilege is suspended for a minimum of two months. Most convictions remain on driver records for five years from the date of conviction.
"Speeding and other driver behaviors"
"Teen Drivers: Fact Sheet"
"Motivations for Speeding"
"Driving More Efficiently"