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News Release

Friday, April 13, 2007

Media Relations

Zero Tolerance on DUI

What:
LAPD Sobriety & Drivers License Checkpoint

When:
Saturday, April 21, 2007
7:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.

Where:
Western Avenue at 8th Street

Who:
West Traffic Officers and Motor Strike Team along with Reserve Officers

Why:
The purpose of the Sobriety/Driver's License checkpoint is to reduce the number of traffic collisions involving intoxicated and unlicensed drivers through enforcement and public awareness. Funding for this checkpoint comes from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration. Report Drunk Drivers-Call 911.

For further information contact Sergeant Cindy Hallford, West Traffic Division/Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Team, at 213-473-0222.