A recent national study shows Oklahoma ranks somewhere in the middle of states in terms of laws to protect driver safety – everything from fines for texting while driving to seat belt enforcement. But at least four new bills in the Legislature would toughen the state’s driver-safety laws, and they are sure to generate heated debate. Brad Gibson of Oklahoma Watch reports…


The mother of an Oklahoma state trooper killed by a distracted driver in 2015 reflects on her son, his compassion and respect for his job, and the importance of stronger distracted driving laws.

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