Blog Posts in May, 2014

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  • OHP reports 9 Deaths on Holiday Weekend
    OHP reports 9 Deaths on Holiday Weekend

    State Troopers have reported nine deaths and 152 total wrecks on Oklahoma highways over the Memorial Day weekend. According to a report from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, nine people died in eight of ...

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  • Lawmakers OK pay raises for state workers
    Lawmakers OK pay raises for state workers

    Prison workers and other state employees will get their biggest raise in eight years under a bill to be signed by Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin this week. The state budget deal announced last week also ...

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  • Texting and driving won't mix this holiday weekend
    Texting and driving won't mix this holiday weekend

    With hundreds of thousands of Oklahomans expected to hit the highway this holiday weekend, drivers are urged to put away the cell phone while behind the wheel. According to experts, the time it takes ...

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  • Oklahoma House Fails to Pass Distracted Driving Laws Again
    Oklahoma House Fails to Pass Distracted Driving Laws Again

    The Oklahoma State Legislature has failed to pass proposed bans on texting while driving, for the fifth year in a row. This year HB 2540 was authored in the House of Representatives and SB 442 was ...

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  • "Parents Against Tired Truckers" Mom Receives Award

    A mother whose son died in a wreck with a truck has been honored by the federal transportation department for her work promoting safety for truck drivers. The U.S. Department of Transportation ...

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