Noble McIntyre on January 23, 2017
For nearly a decade, McIntyre Law has been tracking and compiling research on Driving Under the Influence (DUI) crashes in Oklahoma. The data is sobering… or, it should be. Our team gathers data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Oklahoma Highway Safety Office (OHSO), the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) and the U.S. […]
Noble McIntyre on February 23, 2016
As we’ve discussed before, DUI (driving under the influence) can have serious consequences in Oklahoma. If you do find yourself charged with a DUI, the best thing you can do is to find a good Oklahoma DUI lawyer who can represent you.
Noble McIntyre on January 26, 2016
It’s not news that DUI, or driving under the influence, is a serious problem in Oklahoma, and nationwide. If you get a DUI in Oklahoma, your penalties could be anything from jail, fines, and license suspension to an ignition interlock device (IID) — or any combination of those.
Noble McIntyre on December 28, 2015
Statistics Show 9% Decrease in Alcohol-related Traffic Fatalities in Oklahoma It’s no secret that DUI, or Driving Under the Influence, continues to be a nationwide problem, and Oklahoma is no exception. The good news is that the number of alcohol-related fatalities on Oklahoma roads has decreased a small amount in the past year. Specifically, the […]
Noble McIntyre on March 31, 2015
DUI (driving under the influence) is no joke. And, what’s more important than your safety, and the safety of your loved ones? The Oklahoma Highway Safety Office recently released new crash statistics for 2013, and they are (and should be) sobering. Although the total number of crashes decreased by 1.8% in 2013, that’s a small […]
Noble McIntyre on January 20, 2015
There’s a glimmer of hope in the ongoing fight against DUI in Oklahoma. In 2013, fatalities from DUI accidents were down 27% from 2012. While specific numbers of fatalities continue to fluctuate from year to year, this substantial decrease—of nearly one-third—is promising news. 2013 shows a strong improvement in the number of DUI-related fatalities since […]
Noble McIntyre on July 1, 2014
A newly released nationwide survey yielded some troubling results for Oklahomans. Oklahomans reported the third highest blood alcohol content levels. Based on data collected via mobile breathalyzer BACtrack, the average BAC was .096 percent, which is above the legal limit and it was also one of the highest reported averages nationwide.
Noble McIntyre on January 21, 2014
From 2011 to 2012 Oklahoma saw a concerning seven percent increase in alcohol-related fatalities. At 157, 2006 had the fewest alcohol-related deaths in recent history, followed by 209 in 2009. The steep increase is concerning, and although the number of fatalities has risen between 2006 and 2012, the number of crashes has decreased from 5,442 […]
Noble McIntyre on December 10, 2013
Season’s greetings! Happy holidays! Merry Christmas! Joy, peace and love… however you celebrate this holiday season, make sure that it’s a happy and safe one. We all like to let loose a little during the holiday season, and we’re probably socializing a lot more than we do during the rest of the year. You’re going […]
Noble McIntyre on January 8, 2013
This past week, as New Year’s Eve brought celebrations statewide, Metro area law enforcement agencies reported a total of 31 DUI arrests in Oklahoma City. The number may seem high, but paired with preliminary numbers that show a lack of alcohol-related fatalities over that same period; the precautionary measures seem both successful and necessary. McIntyre […]