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Boy hit by suspected drunk driver  2015-03-17
The boy is expected to be OK, according to police. Officers picked Raymond up and took him into custody.A driver hit a boy on his bicycle Tuesday afternoon, and now police are saying the driver may have been drunk. The incident occurred on 8th and North ...
Suspected drunk driver causes head-on collision  2015-03-16
The minivan was southbound on Sheridan when the driver failed to yield to a stop light and collided ... Click here to see the latest Oklahoma Lottery numbers. Click here to see the latest Oklahoma Lottery numbers. Click here to find the lowest gas prices ...
Parents Awarded $1.5M in Oklahoma Teen Drunk Driving Case  2015-03-16
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 ...
Fraser Police: drunk driver kicked out window of cop car  2015-03-18
For some, pingpong is more than just a bar sport—it's a way of life. Ok, maybe that's taking it a little too far, but for Casey Miller, founder of the Detroit Paddle Battle, table tennis is serious business. For some, pingpong is more than just a bar ...
Oklahoma parents awarded $1.5 million in drunk driving case  2015-03-13
An autopsy showed his blood alcohol level was 0.13. The settlement is the largest in Oklahoma that Lt. Erik Smoot is aware of because he says that a settlement's terms are not typically revealed. The Kerns refused to settle the case unless the terms were ...
Oklahoma Highway Patrol urges Oklahomans to ENDUI this St. Patrick’s Day  2015-03-16
“Drunk and impaired driving leads to hundreds of fatal tragedies every year in Oklahoma,” Fallin said. “I want to remind our motorists that if you drink and drive - or if you use drugs and drive - you will get caught,” Fallin said. “If you plan ...
Pregnant woman killed in crash with suspected drunk driver  2015-03-15
Police say the woman's husband is in critical condition from the wreck, and the 1-year-old baby is OK, but in the hospital for observation. The suspected drunk driver now faces DWI and failure to stop and render aid charges.
Bill expanding use of ignition interlocks OK’d by Senate; aimed at reducing drunk driving  2015-03-10
Saying it would reduce the number of habitual drunken drivers, a majority of state senators voted today for legislation that would expand the use of ignition interlocks for people caught driving under the influence of alcohol. The legislation, known as ...
Oklahoma parents make public settlement with liquor store in fatal drunk driving case  2015-03-13
JAY, Oklahoma — Parents of a 17-year-old who was killed in a traffic accident in 2012 have been awarded $1.5 million in a civil case settlement. The Oklahoman (http://bit.ly/1GNPJ0Q) reports that Donna and Duane Kerns settled last week with Woodshed ...
Oklahoma Secretary of Finance pleads not guilty to alcohol-related charge  2015-03-17
The state’s chief financial officer, Preston Doerflinger, was arrested for being drunk inside an SUV in January. He’s entered a plea of not guilty, and now his attorney is trying to cut a deal with prosecutors to avoid jail time. When police arrested Doerflinger, he was inside the a vehicle with a woman in a […]
Ralston man arrested at hospital may be connected to disposal of medical waste in Arkansas River  2015-03-17
Garrett Gibson, 27, was arrested early Monday on complaints of larceny of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of a controlled dangerous substance, and a hold for Payne County, according to Tu
St. Patrick’s Day: Americans spend billions on Irish holiday  2015-03-17
It’s Saint Patrick’s Day, and that means you’ve probably seen a lot of green… from clothes, to beer, to food. Businesses have seen quite a bit of green, too. That’s right, studies rank St. Patty’s Day as one of the top dollar spending holidays. While people are celebrating the luck of the Irish, more than […]
Police Arrest Tulsa Driver For DUI  2015-03-17
Police en route to a Tulsa shooting call spotted a Ford Explorer speeding eastbound on Pine near Utica early Tuesday.
Police: Man arrested for DUI, head butting officer during traffic stop  2015-03-16
OKLAHOMA CITY – An Oklahoma City man is facing several charges after he allegedly assaulted a police officer during a traffic stop. On March 14, officers pulled over a car on N.W. Expressway after the driver allegedly ran a stop sign and hit a curb. According to an arrest affidavit, when an officer asked 32-year-old […]
Businesses, police prepare for Saint Patrick's Day  2015-03-16
Saint Patrick's day is less than forty-eight hours away, and for many that means celebrating the luck of the Irish.
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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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