The Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene Forensic Toxicology section provides alcohol and drug testing for law enforcement agencies in Wisconsin for traffic safety and other motor vehicle matters (boats, ATVs and snowmobiles) in support of Wisconsin’s impaired driving laws.
On Dec. 7, 2016, the toxicology section issued reminder guidance to law enforcement agencies that the WSLH will accept and test OWI blood samples for any OWI offense or crash, felony or otherwise. Memo
Dane County Roadside Oral Fluid Project
The WSLH Forensic Toxicology section is working with Dane County law enforcement agencies as part of the Dane County Roadside Oral Fluid Project, which focuses on suspected drugged driving. The WSLH recently published a summary of Phase 1 of the project. Phase 2 is currently underway.