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News Release

Friday, May 29, 2015

Media Relations

LAPD Targets Impaired Drivers w/ DUI Checkpoints & Saturation Patrol NA15110lp

What:
DUI Saturation Patrol

When:
Thursday, May 28, 2015, 4 P.M. to
Friday, May 29, 2015, 12 A.M.

Where:
Central Bureau
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What:
Sobriety & Driver's License Checkpoint

When:
Thursday, May 28, 2015, 9 P.M. to
Friday, May 29, 2015, 2 A.M.

Where:
Highland Avenue at De Longpre Avenue
Hollywood, California
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What:
Sobriety & Driver's License Checkpoint

When:
Friday, May 29, 2015, 8 P.M. to
Saturday, May 30, 2015, 1 A.M.

Where:
Florence Avenue at Main Street
Los Angeles, California
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What:
Sobriety & Driver's License Checkpoint

When:
Saturday, May 30, 2015, 8 P.M. to
Sunday, May 31, 2015, 1 A.M.

Where:
Lankershim Boulevard at Vanowen Street
North Hollywood, California
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What:
Sobriety & Driver's License Checkpoint

When:
Saturday, May 30, 2015, 8 P.M. to
Sunday, May 31, 2015, 1 A.M.

Where:
Reseda Boulevard at Parthenia Street
Reseda, California
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Note:
Checkpoints are subject to change or cancellation.

Why:
Over the past three years, there have been 7,048 DUI-related traffic collisions in Los Angeles, which have resulted in 60 fatalities and 2,818 injuries.

The Los Angeles Police Department reminds everyone that they can assist in preventing this crime from ever occurring. If you are planning a gathering or celebration with alcohol included, or if you are out on the town, plan ahead and designate a non-drinking sober driver. A DUI or drug-impaired arrest can costs up to $10,000 or even more, including time in jail, the loss or your driver license and high insurance rates.

The aforementioned enforcement efforts are funded by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Remember, everyone is encouraged to help keep our roadways safe; Report Drunk Drivers - Call 911!

MEDIA NOTES:
To schedule an interview regarding the Los Angeles Police Department traffic safety efforts, please contact Officer Don Inman, Traffic Coordination Section, at (213) 486-0690.


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