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Alleged Drunk Driver Arrested After Crashing Into 2 OKC Police Cars  2014-08-08
OKLAHOMA CITY - A suspected drunk driver is accused of slamming into two Oklahoma City police cars on the Lake Hefner Parkway late Thursday night. The accident happened just before midnight near Britton Road. The officers were outside their vehicles ...
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 ...
Drunk man leaving scene of accident later arrested at mall: Strongsville Police Blotter  2014-09-19
He added that the dog appeared to be OK. Property damage, Boston Road ... 9, police were flagged down by a concerned citizen about a possible drunk driver on the road. An officer caught up to the driver of the Dodge. The man said he was coming home ...
States With the Most Drunk Driving  2014-04-25
In 2012, 61% of offenders in fatal drunk driving accidents had been drinking heavily, with BACs of 0.15% or more. In Oklahoma and North Dakota, 78.6% and 78.3% of drunk driving perpetrators that resulted in fatalities had BACs of at least 0.15%.
Dashboard cam shows police kicking suspected drunk driver in the face while holding him on the ground  2013-11-08
An Oklahoma police department has placed multiple officers on leave after video of them beating a drunk driving suspect surfaced this week. Four officers with the Miami (OK) Ploice Department have been suspended with pay while investigators work to ...
Drunk Driving Crackdown Underway  2014-08-15
Oklahoma law enforcement are joining a nationwide crackdown on drunk drivers. It's called "Drive Sober or Get ... Troopers and police will be arresting any driver stopped with a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher. The crackdown lasts through Labor ...
Oklahoma State University student killed by drunk driver while on spring break in Gulf Shores, Ala.  2014-03-21
GULF SHORES, Ala. - An Oklahoma State University student was killed Thursday while on spring break in Gulf Shores, Ala. Baldwin County Coroner Stan Vinson tells 2NEWS Kasey Waychoff, 19, was walking along Beach Boulevard when she was struck by a motor ...
Police: Drunk Driver Throws Beer Can From Car, Hits Sheriff's Car  2014-09-08
FOX 24 via FOX 25 -- The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office says an off ... Vasquez admitted to drinking the beer while driving and did not have a driver's license, deputies say. He also was drunk and had another open container in his car, according to ...
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 ...
DUI lands Con Man in confinement  2014-09-20
Sapulpa Police arrested a ânotoriousâ Texas con-man on forgery complaints after officers pulled over an intoxicated driver on Hobson and Water late Saturday night.
Kiefer DUI checkpoint Aug. 29  2014-09-20
Town of Kiefer Trustees dealt with a full seven item agenda, during the public meeting August 20.
Peanut company owner found guilty in deadly salmonella outbreak  2014-09-19
(CNN) — A jury convicted a former peanut company owner Friday of conspiracy, fraud and other federal charges in a landmark case stemming from a deadly salmonella outbreak almost six years ago. The jury’s verdict came after a seven-week trial for Stewart Parnell and his brother and food broker, Michael Parnell, both charged with 76 […]
For The Record  2014-09-18
Area Arrests Sapulpa Police Sept. 1 Michael Reynolds Reavis, 56, Sapulpa; assault and battery with a dangerous weapon
Oklahoma County Court Clerk Employee Charged With Manslaughter After DUI  2014-09-17
An Oklahoma County employee was charged with manslaughter. Jon Nathan Wilkerson, 39, faces a total of nine criminal counts. He's accused of driving drunk and causing an accident back in March involving a car full of people. One of the passengers died from her injuries back in July.
Backup QB, charged with DUI, leaves Miami  2014-09-17
Backup quarterback Kevin Olsen left the University of Miami on Tuesday, a day after he was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and possession of a stolen driver's license.
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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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