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Suspected drunk driver crashes into OKC bar  2015-03-31
Oklahoma City police are investigating after a suspected drunk driver crashed into the back of a bar Tuesday afternoon. Around 5:30 p.m., police said the driver crashed through the back of La Rana Bar at NW 10th and Anita. The vehicle was towed away.
Man Arrested in Drunk Driving Collision, Infant Involved  2015-03-29
An early morning accident ends with a man being arrested for driving under the influence ... Season Ends in the Sweet 16 Sooners Season Ends in the Sweet 16 3rd-seeded Oklahoma saw it's season end in the Sweet 16 by 7th-seeded Michigan State 62-58.
Drunk driver hits bicyclist, sheriff's office says  2015-03-31
The driver of the van stopped, and deputies say he was drunk. Freddy Ray Sloop blew a ... "I hope he just makes it out ok and he's the same person," VanCleve said. Freddy Ray Sloop was arrested for driving under the influence. Jail records indicate ...
Loveless aims to protect Oklahoma school children  2015-03-31
Oklahoma City police have located 12-year-old girl missing since Monday evening. Suspected drunk driving plows into vehicles, home in northwest Oklahoma City Suspected drunk driving plows into vehicles, home in northwest Oklahoma City A suspected drunk ...
Drunk driver sends motorcyclist to Lawton hospital  2015-03-22
_A drunk driver is behind bars Saturday after colliding with a motorcycle ... New data released Tuesday by the Oklahoma Employment Securities Commission shows that state has lost about 500 mining industry jobs between December 2014 and January 2015.
OKC Man Behind Bars For Driving Drunk With Child In The Car  2015-03-20
A man is behind bars facing charges for driving under the influence with a child in the car. The incident occurred at approximately 10:00 a.m., March 13, when an officer noticed a vehicle speeding in the 200 block of SE 15th in Oklahoma City. The officer ...
Driver charged with 3rd DWI after rollover  2015-03-31
According to Sergeant Ryan Flogstad, the incident started around 1:35 a.m. Tuesday when police received a report of a drunk driving passed out at the wheel ... Benson Road and N. Oklahoma Avenue. Investigators confirmed it was the same vehicle called ...
Former OHP trooper shares his story of being injured on the job  2015-03-31
On June 9, 2009 Hughes was helping protect workers in a construction zone. Moments after getting back into his car a drunk driver slammed into the vehicle. “I felt the impact,” Hughes said. “I`m not sure I knew what was going on.” Hughes suffered ...
Parents Settle with Liquor Store in Oklahoma Teen Drunk Driving Case  2015-03-23
Parents of a 17-year-old Oklahoman who was killed in a traffic accident in 2012 have been awarded $1.5 million in a civil case settlement. The Oklahoman reports that Donna and Duane Kerns have settled with Woodshed Liquor Store, which sold vodka to their ...
Alleged drunk driver in BMW causes mayhem on Bondi Beach street  2015-03-29
A Bondi Beach street was transformed into a scrap metal yard early this morning when an allegedly drunk driver in a BMW sedan ... injured or killed and that the driver told her he was “glad everyone else was ok”. Police arrived on the scene at Old ...
Oklahoma State Penitentiary inmate found dead in his cell  2015-03-31
An inmate at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary has been found dead in his cell, and his death is being investigated as a homicide.
Social media, DUI checkpoint help recover woman's stolen car  2015-03-31
The Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office's social media posts about its DUI checkpoints Saturday night helped return a stolen car to its owner.
Stolen vehicle recovered at DUI checkpoint, victim finds out through social media  2015-03-31
OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma County Sheriffs were holding a DUI checkpoint when they discovered a vehicle they stopped had been stolen. The red SUV was stopped at the checkpoint in the 300 block of N. MacArthur just before 11 p.m. on Saturday, March 28. When deputies stopped 23-year-old Edward Sofsky, they say he seemed to be under […]
DUI Driver In Stolen SUV Arrested At OKC Checkpoint  2015-03-31
Oklahoma County deputies arrested a man for driving a stolen SUV and driving under the influence of drugs during a DUI checkpoint Saturday night.
DUI checkpoint yields over 100 citations, 37 arrests  2015-03-30
Oklahoma County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested 37 people and issued 121 citations after a drunk driving operation held March 28-29.
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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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