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News Release

Thursday, April 23, 2009

Media Relations

DUI/Unlicensed Drivers Beware - NA09107jl

WHAT:
Sobriety/Driver’s License Checkpoint in Koreatown

WHEN:
Saturday, May 2, 2009
7:30 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.

WHERE:
Western Avenue and 8th Street

WHO:
West Traffic Division DUI Team
Officers from Olympic Area
      
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.  We can all help make our streets safer.  Report Drunk Drivers-Call 911.

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