Notorious Oklahoma Speed Traps to Avoid this Holiday Season
Far and wide, drivers are allowed a considerable amount of leniency on most Oklahoma roads.
From the local cops allowing drivers to hustle a yellow light to make their turn, to troopers giving five or six miles per hour on the interstates, Okies have it pretty good... but not all stretches of road are as forgiving.
Like most states, the Sooner State has its fair share of speed traps along our (mostly) smaller highways.
These are areas where the deck is stacked against drivers and local law enforcement acts more along the lines of Chief Revenue Collectors, filling the town coffers and subsidizing city budgets out of the wallets of unlucky drivers.
Notorious Oklahoma Speed Traps to Avoid
From the random single towns in certain areas to the unrelenting ticketing smorgasbord that is US-69, here is a rundown of the worst Oklahoma speed traps you'll want to avoid in your travels.
Keep in mind that this isn't every speed trap in Oklahoma. 55% of all Oklahoma towns generate at least 10% of their municipal revenue... These are just the overachievers.
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20 Worst Places To Live In Oklahoma
Contrary to popular belief, Oklahoma is growing. People are seeking a more affordable life, less big city, more room to grow, and the Sooner State fits that bill better than you think.
Our slow and steady growth year-over-year has gotten enough national attention to garner all sorts of new studies in the state, including this one.
Here are the 20 worst places to live in Oklahoma based on cost of living, crime rates, poverty stats, low wage issues, and more.
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10 Oklahoma Hallmark holiday hometowns you can visit
Looking for someplace special to spend the holidays? The Sooner State has you covered with some of the best towns and cities to get into the Christmas spirit. If you've ever wanted to visit a place that feels like it came out of a Hallmark movie you're in luck. Check out these ten Oklahoma Hallmark holiday hometowns to experience the small-town charm and friendliness of some of Oklahoma's best-known holiday destinations. Each has its own unique traditions and holiday events that will surely get you into the spirit of the season. From amazing lights and displays to performances and festive family fun you'll find in the Sooner State.
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