Oklahoma’s Traffic Violation Point System
Oklahoma's Department of Public Safety uses the "Mandatory Point System" as a means of monitoring Oklahoma drivers. Under that system, each point serves as a demerit, and if accumulate ten or more points in five years, you will have your license suspended.
Red Light and Stop Sign Tickets in Oklahoma
If you get caught running a stop sign or red light in Oklahoma, you’ll likely face fines and demerit points on your driving record. This article gives an overview of what the law prohibits and some specific consequences of a stop sign or red light violation.
Oklahoma’s Teen Driver’s License and Insurance Requirements
In Oklahoma, there are different paths for young drivers to obtain a license depending on their age, experience, and purpose for driving.
Talking on the Phone and Texting While Driving in Oklahoma
Talking on the phone and texting while driving laws in Oklahoma and the costs of a texting or cellphone ticket.
Oklahoma Speeding Tickets and Penalties
Oklahoma has two types of speeding laws: a “basic speeding law” and “absolute limits.” This article explains the differences between the two and the consequences of a speeding violation. (Also, check out our article that discusses the different types of speeding laws.) Basic Speeding Law Oklahoma’s
Driving Without a Valid (or on a Suspended) License in Oklahoma
Oklahoma law prohibits driving without a valid license—whether the license was suspended, revoked, or never issued. This article explains what constitutes a violation, the possible penalties, and the exemptions to the rule.
Oklahoma’s Commercial Driver’s License Laws
Obtaining a commercial driver's license (CDL) in Oklahoma requires passage of a skills and knowledge test based upon the type of commercial motor vehicles (CMV) being driven. Federal law requires that CDL drivers crossing state lines must be 21 years of age. States may set different age limits for commercial drivers that operate solely within the state.
Oklahoma’s Child Car Seat and Seat Belt Laws
Vehicle child safety seat requirements, including age, weight, and height limits for different types of car seats.