Oklahoma White Cane Law

Title 7, Section 12

This law was enacted to improve pedestrian travel safety for persons who are blind, visually impaired or those with other disabilities who use signal (for the deaf) or service (assistance) dogs. It requires drivers to come to a full stop no closer than 15 feet from a person with a disability who is in a roadway or crossing an intersection. The person must be using a white cane or dog guide. Violations of the law are misdemeanors punishable by a fine up to $100 and/or up to 3 months in jail.

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