Principal among these is the offense of driving without a seatbelt, or having a non-belted passenger in the car.
Until 2009, such an infraction was regarded as an afterthought. Studies show that only "rural drivers" are likely to be killed or injured if they are not wearing a seat belt and are in a major collision. Urban driving speed limits of 35 MPH generally prevent serious injuries.
But Wisconsin's greed for Federal money and the insatiable local-government desire for more revenues have inspired this horrific abuse of citizens.
That's not the story!!
...these days Calderon-Gonzalez and many other illegal immigrants find themselves in deportation proceedings for traffic and various other infractions, says Christine Neumann-Ortiz, director of Voces de la Frontera, a low-wage worker and immigrant advocacy group.
"In the past few years, we have seen a disturbing trend of escalated arrests of non-criminal immigrants who, through collaboration of local law enforcement agencies and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), end up in deportation proceedings," she wrote in a letter to Milwaukee County Board Chairman Lee Holloway and other county supervisors.So. If you're here illegally and get a traffic citation, it's possible that you'll be deported.