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What Are The Best (And Worst) States For Drunk Drivers?  2015-01-23
But just how many times a habitual drunk driver must get convicted before he or she feels ... Minnesota, New York and Oklahoma, which have the strictest DUI laws in the country. Drunk drivers in these states face felony convictions after only their second ...
Third drunk driving conviction  2015-01-21
Jeanes said the driver honked her horn to try to wake the woman up, as she was asleep with the engine running. After telling the concerned passerby she was OK, Gunter proceeded to drive her truck on Industrial Drive before stopping in a snowbank ...
Puyallup girl recovering after crash with suspected drunk driver  2015-01-24
An 11-year-old Puyallup girl is recovering from severe head injuries after police say a drunk driver slammed into her family's car ... but I thank god that she made it and she's ok," said Brenda Quinones, whose son was also in the car.
8-time OWI offender on proposed laws: 'It's a start'  2015-01-25
through gaming the system and not following through and driving without a license. I mean, that's how I got that many. But the average person that gets one or two drunk drivings, OK, the first drunk driving is a traffic ticket, and they take you to jail ...
Oklahoma Law Enforcement To Step Up Drunk-Driving Patrols During Holiday  2014-12-30
Oklahoma lawmen have a big job ahead of them. Our state sees an average of 220 alcohol-related crash fatalities a year; that means we're the worst state in the nation for lowering the number of drunk-driving accidents and resulting deaths. So over the New ...
State officials and law enforcement push for ban on driving with hand-held devices  2015-01-18
Oklahoma is one of those states ... “Using a cell phone to call or text while driving can be just as deadly as drunk driving,” Sharp told The Oklahoman in December 2014. “The danger is real ... Senate Bill 67 is designed to make people think twice ...
Update: Oklahoma police chief accused of driving patrol car drunk, trying to hit man  2014-12-15
COLCORD, Okla. – A chief of an Oklahoma police department found himself on the wrong side of the law after being arrested for allegedly driving under the influence. Chief Lenden Woodruff, with the Colcord Police Department, was arrested by Oklahoma ...
Former Airman sentenced to 18 years in drunk-driving death tells story  2015-01-13
1/13/2015 - JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska -- He was born into an Air Force family, moving around from Florida to Okinawa to Oklahoma. He played outdoors ... had already called Joint Base Against Drunk Driving, a JBER-based volunteer organization ...
Update: Driver Charged In Crash, Four Hospitalized  2015-01-18
Turns out, officers made him take a field sobriety test because of suspicion of drunk driving. Smith was arrested and taken ... "My main concern was that everybody was ok, you know like I told Mary and all of them, I said vehicles can be replaced ...
OHP: Springdale Man Killed In Oklahoma Crash, Drunk Driver Arrested  2014-08-25
MCCURTAIN COUNTY, OKLA. (KFSM) – A Springdale man was killed in Oklahoma on Aug. 24 at 10:36 a.m. during a sport utility vehicle crash, and the drunk driver of the SUV was arrested, according to a fatality report. Tom Wutkan, 19, was killed when the 2002 ...
Trial Begins For Woman Accused Of Manslaughter, DUI  2015-01-26
A trial began on Monday in Cleveland County, against a woman accused of causing a terrible car crash that led to the death of an 8-year-old girl.
Glenpool Police Release Name Of Woman Killed In Alleged DUI Crash  2015-01-26
Glenpool Police have released the name of the woman killed in a crash on Highway 75 at 181st Street South early Sunday, January 25, 2015.
Oklahoma man arrested after fatal accident  2015-01-25
GLENPOOL, Okla. – An Oklahoma man was arrested after a fatal accident. According to KOKI, 30-year-old Artussee Fields was arrested after allegedly running a stop sign and crashing into a car. Glenpool police say the passenger of that car died and the driver was injured. Police say Fields was drunk and uninjured. He was arrested […]
Tulsa Man Accused Of Motel Murder Has Lengthy Criminal Past  2015-01-22
Tulsa Police said the man accused of killing the 70-year-old subject of a recent silver alert is no stranger to police.
Chouteau Woman Arrested For DUI Again  2015-01-22
 A Chouteau woman who has a long history of being arrested for DUI has been arrested for it again.
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 DUI Questions
 · What is the difference between DPS License Hearing and Criminal Case?
 · What if I have a Commerical Drivers License ( CDL )?
 · What if I have a Pilot's License and I get a DUI?
 · What are the criminal penalties of a DUI in Oklahoma? 
 · What will happen to my Oklahoma Driver's License if I am arrested for a DUI?
 · Will I go to jail for getting a DUI in Oklahoma?
 · Are Field Sobriety Tests very accurate?
 · How Accurate is the Breath Test?
 · How is the Breath Testing Done?
 · Can anything affect my performance on the Field Sobriety Tests?

More FAQS on DUI

 Field Sobriety Tests - Do you have to submit to these tests?
Every single DUI case is different, but as a general rule, it is almost always better to take the test in Oklahoma. However, if you have several convictions for DUI and fail time is more of the concern versus saving your Oklahoma driver's license, then you should not take the test unless you think you will pass it.

· To Take the Test or not, that is the question?
· What are Field Sobriety Tests?
· Horizontal Gaze Nystagmus (HGN)
· Walk & Turn
· One Leg Stand
· Counting Backwards (not a validated test)
· Alphabet (not a validated test)
· Finger Count (not a validated test)
· Stationary Balance (i.e. Rhomberg) (not a validated test)
· Field Test Realities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

New DUI Laws
Effective Nov 1, 2011

If you refused to take the breath or blood test or the result was a .15 or higher BAC, you may be required to install an ignition interlock device on your car for two years. If you have prior license revocations, you may be required to install an ignition interlock device on your vehicle for up to 8 years. Contact our office at 405-231-5600 now to see if these new laws apply to you. Remember, we must take action within 15 days of your arrest to prevent license suspension.

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