Transportation Of Beer In Open Container

In Oklahoma, it is unlawful to knowingly transport an open container of alcohol in any vehicle unless the container is transported in the trunk, rear compartment or any other outside compartment of the vehicle which is not accessible to the driver while the vehicle is in motion.

Punishment for open container in Tulsa

Okla. Stat. tit. 21 § 1220

Knowing transportation of an open container of alcohol is a misdemeanor and is punishable by up to six (6) months in county jail and/or a fine of up to $500.

Title 37. Intoxicating Liquors
Chapter 3 – Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Control Act Section 537 – Unlawful Acts

A. No person shall:

7. Knowingly transport in any vehicle upon a public highway, street or alley any alcoholic beverage except in the original container which shall not have been opened and the seal upon which shall not have been broken and from which the original cap or cork shall not have been removed, unless the opened container be in the rear trunk or rear compartment, which shall include the spare tire compartment in a vehicle commonly known as a station wagon and panel truck, or any outside compartment which is not accessible to the driver or any other person in the vehicle while it is in motion;

Title 37. Intoxicating Liquors
Chapter 3 – Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Control Act Section 566 – Penalty for Violations

A. Any person who shall violate any provision of this title for which no specific penalty is prescribed shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and be fined not more than Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00), or imprisoned in the county jail for not more than six (6) months, or both such fine and imprisonment.

 

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