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News Release

Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Media Relations

Sobriety and Driver License Checkpoint

What:
Sobriety and Driver License Checkpoint

When:
Saturday, September 24, 2005
Sunday, September 25, 2005
6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Where:
Pacific Coast Highway between Vermont Avenue and Figueroa Street 

Who:
LAPD Officers from South Traffic Division

Why:
The purpose of the sobriety/driver license checkpoint is to reduce the number of traffic collisions involving intoxicated and unlicensed drivers through enforcement and public awareness.  Officers from Pacific and West Traffic Division will staff the checkpoint.  The California Office of Traffic Safety in their efforts to support the apprehension of drunk drivers has provided the funds to conduct this operation during their 'You Drink You Drive You Lose' campaign.

For further information, please call Sergeant Roy Van Duyne, South Traffic Division at 213-485-7336.



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