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News Release

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Media Relations

West Traffic Division Sobriety Checkpoint

WHAT:          
Sobriety and Driver’s License Checkpoint

WHEN:    
Friday, May 13, 2011
8 p.m. to 3 a.m.

WHERE:    
Vermont Avenue and 3rd Street

WHO:    
West Traffic Division 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. We can all help make our streets safer.  Report Drunk Drivers-Call 911

CONTACT:
For further information, contact Sergeant Steven Smith, West Traffic Division, Driving under the Influence (DUI) Team at 213-473-0222 or the LAPD Media Relations Section at 213-486-5910.   



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