Cited for DUI in California, but I hold a valid Wisconsin drivers license. I have yet to be convicted through Courts or DMV. I am wondering what the ramifications on my WI drivers license will be if convicted. I understand that California is a part of the interstate drivers compact, but Wisconsin is not. How and when does Wisconsin find out about a conviction? Also what will I be facing through the WI DMV. I have called the WI DMV and I know that IID's are a court order not a DMV order so I am not concerned about that.
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WI DOT treatment of out-of-state OWI convictions:
Wisconsin penalty links:
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You will lose your Wisconsin Drivers license if you are convicted. I do not know of any consequence for their DMV determination.
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