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Higher alcohol taxes may lead to fewer drunk-driving deaths - KTUL.com - Tulsa, Oklahoma - News, Weather & Sports  2015-04-06
MONDAY, April 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Higher alcohol taxes in Illinois are associated with a decrease in alcohol-related car crash deaths, a new study finds. "Similar alcohol tax increases implemented across the country could prevent thousands of ...
“Was the drinking worth it?” Family heartbroken, angry after loved ones killed by suspected drunk driver  2015-04-07
OKLAHOMA CITY – Three people, including a 22-month-old child, lost their lives after they were hit by a suspected drunk driver in northwest Oklahoma City Monday night. The victims’ family are heartbroken after hearing about the tragic news.
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.
Drunk driver who crashed into Jennifer Lopez last year escapes jail time... but has been sentenced to three years probation  2015-04-04
The drunk driver who crashed into Jennifer Lopez last year will not ... Riding high right before some drunk fool rear ended us in my new whip!!! Thank god everyone ok,' she wrote. She then tweeted: 'Thank god everyone OK!!! #GRATEFUL #THANKYOUGOD.
Oklahoma City police investigating possible shooting in SW OKC  2015-04-10
Oklahoma City police and emergency crews are investigating ... a woman she considers her daughter-in-law and her 22-month-old granddaughter Monday night. Police say a drunk driver hit them. La Jan is calling for stricter laws and hopes to be an advocate ...
Cops: Drunk driver on parole for drug convictions leads police on high-speed chase ending in crash early Saturday  2015-04-05
A drunk driver on parole for 2011 controlled substance convictions ... Kelly, 30, of Shirley, refused to stop for police on East Main Street near OK Petro just before 2 a.m. Saturday. He led police on a high-speed chase. Kelly lost control of his 2005 ...
Southern hockey shows support for ‘Skate for Leah’  2015-04-08
This event tries to help raise awareness and reinforce to our youth that drunk driving is not ok. This year, the Southern Connecticut State hockey team decided to get involved. Their goalie, Shayne O’Brien, thought it was a great opportunity for him and ...
Must-See Videos: Driver slams into building  2015-04-03
An alleged drunk driver's wild ride, a dramatic swat team raid ... The suspect then surrendered and is now facing charges. An Oklahoma police officer's assault was caught on his dashboard camera. It happened Tuesday night in the town of Moore as officers ...
Bruce Irvin’s April Fools Day joke fails, Seahawks lineman makes tasteless joke about DUI  2015-04-01
“Ok it was a joke didn’t mean to disrespect anybody. Damn relax,” Irvin responded. Four NFL players have been arrested for drunk driving in 2015, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune’s database, which tracks player arrests. Fifty-two players ...
Drunk driving suspect charged with assault; Rome officer, 1 other injured in 3-car crash  2015-04-01
A 66-year-old Rome man has been charged with drunk driving and assault after a three-car crash that sent a police officer, another person, and a dog to medical facilities. Rome (WSYR-TV) – A 66-year-old Rome man has been charged with drunk driving and ...
Owasso Driver Runs Over Woman's Foot, Goes To Jail  2015-04-11
A man was arrested after he ran over a woman's foot at an Owasso intersection Saturday morning.
Owasso Wreck Leads To Injury, Arrest  2015-04-11
A man was arrested after he ran over a woman's foot at an Owasso intersection Saturday morning.
Steelers RB Bell to appeal 3-game suspension  2015-04-09
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le'Veon Bell was suspended three games and fined a game check for a fourth for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy.
Man Arrested On DUI Complaint After Rolling Vehicle On Tulsa Highway  2015-04-09
Police say a Bartlesville man was arrested after crashing his vehicle on the Broken Arrow Expressway early Thursday.
NFL notebook: Blount suspended for one game  2015-04-08
The NFL suspended New England Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount one game for violating the league's substance abuse policy.
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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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