Base Regulations

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Traffic -- Oklahoma traffic laws apply on Altus AFB. Seat belts are mandatory for all occupants of vehicle. Effective 1 November 2000 Oklahoma has modified it's child restraint law and children age 5 to 12 years of age will be required to be protected by either a child restraint system or a seat belt. The law also states that all passengers under the age of 13 traveling in any type vehicle must be in a seat belt, no matter where they are seated. This includes farm tag vehicles.

Drinking and Driving -- There is a new aggravated DUI law which requires that a convicted drunk driver having a blood or breath alcohol concentration of fifteen(0.15) or more shall, in addition to criminal penalties, be punished by a mandatory minimum 28 day inpatient treatment. In addition they will be under a minimum one year supervision which will include periodic testing and aftercare at the defendant's expense. They will also be subject to 480 hours of community service after they complete their treatment and they will be required to put an ignition interlock device on their vehicle.

Questions concerning base and local traffic regulations should be directed to the Security Police Forces Control Center at 580-481-7444/7709.

Vehicle Checks -- All vehicles entering or leaving Altus AFB are subject to search.

Restricted Areas -- All restricted areas are bounded with a red line and are located only on the flight line. Others such as Command Post are clearly marked and have locks.

Crime Stop -- Crime stop on-base is located in building 130 or call 580-481-6444.


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