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OHP: Springdale Man Killed In Oklahoma Crash, Drunk Driver Arrested  2014-08-26
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 ...
Oklahoma Highway Patrol begin DUI checkpoints to crack down on drunk drivers  2014-08-29
That was my main driving force, was to be able to have a job where ... In fact, last Labor Day weekend 12 fatality crashes and 178 injury crashes occurred in Oklahoma. Trooper Willis says drunk drivers are keeping OHP busy this year.
Drunk Driver Crashes through OKC Apartment Building  2014-08-25
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla._An Oklahoma City apartment complex was in need of some serious repair Monday morning after an SUV came crashing through one of their units. Police said John Paul Lange was driving drunk and accidentally plowed through the building when ...
OHP: Drunk Driver Crashes Into Muskogee Turnpike Toll Booth Injuring Attendant  2014-08-21
Executive Director of the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority ... After blood alcohol tests come back the D.A. will decide whether to charge Miller with drunk driving. He pleaded guilty to DUI in 2008. As for the toll plaza, crews worked throughout the afternoon ...
No Jail For Oklahoma Cop Who Lied About Beating Motorist  2014-08-27
Miami, Oklahoma police officer Teresa Lashmet will not spend any ... on his left cheek and a bump above his left eye when we placed him on the ground." The drunk driving charges were dropped once the state police trooper's video surfaced.
Parents concerned following bus driver's drunken driving arrest  2014-08-28
A bus driver in Farmington allegedly took 20 middle schoolers on a wild ride while drunk. It happened on the third day of school ... and apparently some feel like it's OK to arrive at work like that and put our kids lives at risk," said James Warren ...
Huskies, Towriss make 'bold move' on drug testing  2014-08-30
Alleged drunk driver from Sask. caught speeding with six kids in minivan ... "We want to be up front and centre, saying we don't accept that stuff here. "We said, 'OK, if there's a problem, let's nip it now and find out.' If we lose six or seven (players ...
Couple who lost children to drunk driving warns motorists during Labor Day weekend  2014-08-29
As drivers get on the road for Labor Day weekend, an Oklahoma family who lost two children in drunk driving incidents wants to remind drivers to stay sober. More than 160 people died in alcohol-related crashes in Oklahoma last year and three of those were ...
Oklahoma City police officer arrested, accused of rape  2014-08-22
OKLAHOMA CITY - An Oklahoma City police officer has been ... Jury acquits Texas dad accused of 'executing' drunk driver who killed his sons Jury acquits Texas dad accused of 'executing' drunk driver who killed his sons A jury on Wednesday acquitted a ...
Sapulpa Police cracks down on ‘drunk drivers’  2014-08-18
15 or higher “ almost double the legal limit in all states and DC and in Oklahoma nets you an aggravated DUI charge. With one person, on average, dying every 34 minutes in a drunk-driving crash over the Labor Day period, that’s a lot of lives that ...
TPD Issues 57 Citations, 1 Arrest At DUI Checkpoint  2014-08-30
Tulsa police kicked off weekend DUI stops across the city Friday in order to catch drunk drivers; and all area law enforcement are stepping up patrols through Monday.
Kiefer DUI checkpoint Aug. 29  2014-08-30
Town of Kiefer Trustees dealt with a full seven item agenda, during the public meeting August 20.
Trooper resigns over DUI  2014-08-30
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has confirmed that Commissioner Mike Thompson, accepted a letter of resignation submitted by Trooper Joshua Davies, 33, on Tuesday August 26, 2014. A pre-termination hearing for Davies had been scheduled by the Chief of the Highway Patrol for August 27, 2014.
OHP cracks down on drunk drivers  2014-08-29
Troopers, like Willis, are going to try and keep people safe on the roadways by looking for drunk drivers.
Couple who lost children to drunk driving warns motorists during Labor Day weekend  2014-08-29
As drivers get on the road for Labor Day weekend, an Oklahoma family who lost two children in drunk driving incidents wants to remind drivers to stay sober.
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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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