The statute that applies to somebody under 21 who is accused of DUI is 47 OS § 11-906.4. It states that it’s unlawful for any person under 21 years old to drive, operate, or be in actual physical control of a motor vehicle in Oklahoma who:
- has any measurable quantity of alcohol in their blood or breath at the time of a test administered within two hours of the arrest;
- exhibits evidence of being under the influence of any other intoxicating substance as shown by analysis of a specimen from the person’s blood, breath, saliva, or urine; or
- exhibits evidence of the combined influence of alcohol and any other intoxicating substance.
The test must be given within two hours of arrest. Any measurable quantity is defined as 0.02 blood alcohol content or more.
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