Mask Mandates Ending, Road Tests For Teen Drivers

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Parishioners queue up to enter Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception Thursday, Dec. 24, 2020, in downtown Denver. Attendance was limited during the coronavirus pandemic. David Zalubowski/AP Photo

Some cities in Wisconsin are announcing the end of their mask mandates. We talk about what to expect with the change, and when it’s still important to wear a mask. Then, we discuss a proposal to end the road test for teen drivers working towards their driver’s license in Wisconsin.

Featured in this Show

  • Mask Mandates Lifting Across State In Coming Weeks

    In the coming weeks, cities across Wisconsin including Madison and Milwaukee will lift mask mandates and other Covid-19 restrictions. An epidemiologist explains the new rules and how to stay safe.

  • No More Road Test For Teenage Drivers?

    During the pandemic, the Wisconsin Department of Motor Vehicles said 16- and 17-year-olds didn’t have to take an actual driving test to get their licenses – just the written portion. Now the agency wants to make that change permanent. Our guest shares his concerns.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Bill Martens Producer
  • Nick Jarmusz Guest