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Alleged drunk driver crashes into OKCPD car  2014-07-28
An Oklahoma City police officer suffered minor injuries after his cruiser was hit by an alleged drunk driver Monday evening. An Oklahoma City police officer suffered minor injuries after his cruiser was hit by an alleged drunk driver Monday evening.
Car crashes at a popular Oklahoma restaurant  2014-07-17
OKLAHOMA CITY – An alleged drunk driver is behind bars this morning after Oklahoma City Police say he slammed his car into a restaurant sign. It happened just after 1 a.m. Thursday near Northwest 39th and Tulsa. Police say the driver and passenger ...
Higher premiums a just reward for drunken drivers  2014-07-25
“Tulsa actually has as many alcohol-related fatal crashes as Oklahoma City, which is a city that has almost 200,000 more residents than Tulsa,” Kuo was quoted as saying. Mothers Against Drunk Driving has its own set of statistics to report: In ...
Texting while driving is worse than driving drunk, so why no equivalent social stigma?  2014-07-20
Similar studies of drunk driving, by comparison, showed reaction times falling ... one-quarter of U.S. cellphone users of all ages admit to texting while driving. Just stop it, folks, OK? Like, right now. There’s no wiggle-room; no excuses are acceptable.
Teenage girl only survivor after 'drunk driver plowed into family car' killing five relatives including three-year-old boy  2014-07-21
While the only surviving member of an Oklahoma family killed in a fiery car crash last ... the car lost their lives after being struck by the car driven by an alleged drunk driver. Initially the GoFundMe page raised only $10 over 14 days, but when the ...
Top 10 cities for fatal DUI crashes  2014-07-24
Drunk driving has an estimated economic cost of about $199 billion ... The increase for the average driver totals $624.48. 4. Tulsa, Oklahoma—Population: 391,486 Tulsa had 74 fatal alcohol-related accidents from 2010 to 2012, matching Oklahoma City ...
Stillwater Woman Charged With Child Endangerment  2014-07-28
23, according to the case investigated by the Oklahoma State University Police Department ... If convicted of aggravated drunk driving, Bays could be given a one-year jail term and a $1,000 fine, court records show.
Beloved Oklahoma State University co-ed killed by drunk driver during spring break beach getaway with her sorority sisters  2014-03-22
An Alabama man has been charged with DUI manslaughter in the hit-and-run death of a popular Oklahoma State University student early Friday morning. Kasey Waychoff, 19, was on spring break in the beach town of Gulf Shores, Alabama, when she was hit by a ...
Oklahoma County deputies say man was drunk, driving, & shooting  2014-07-27
There is a possible drowning at Lake Thunderbird. Norman emergency personnel are on the scene in the Turkey Creek Pass area of the lake. There is a possible drowning at Lake Thunderbird. Norman emergency personnel are on the scene in the Turkey Creek Pass ...
Police: Driver still drunk 4 hours after crash  2014-07-17
He was OK, but on his return to the police station, investigators said it quickly became clear he was an impaired driver. "It had been about four hours since the crash, and he still failed field sobriety exercises, and then blew two-and-a-half times the ...
DUI suspect vandalizes SPD cruiser  2014-07-30
Sapulpa police arrested a local woman on destroying property and resisting officer complaints after she allegedly smashed a police cruiserâs windshield while being detained on suspicion of public intoxication, early Sunday morning July 20 in the vicinity of Lee and Spruce streets.
For The Record  2014-07-30
Area Arrests Sapulpa Police July 17 - Jenifer Michelle Shields, 33, Sapulpa; city warrant, resisting arrest
Speeding leads to DUI Arrest  2014-07-30
Police arrested a Sapulpa woman on driving under the influence complaints after being pulled over for allegedly speeding almost double the posted limit near Oklahoma 75 and Teel July 3.
City of Claremore sued by Vinita law firm  2014-07-29
Associate District Judge Sheila Condren has ruled Claremore must pay about $41,300 in fees and costs to attorneys from a Vinita law firm.
Gadget turns smartphones into personal breathalyzers  2014-07-28
PURCELL, Okla. – Excessive alcohol can fuel all sorts of really bad decisions. Most would agree, getting behind the wheel while under the influence is one of the worst. Every 51 minutes, someone in the U.S. dies in a drunk driving accident. What if you could pre-empt that potential DUI accident or arrest by measuring your […]
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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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