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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Media Relations

LAPD Targets Impaired Drivers with DUI Checkpoints and Saturation Patrols NA15146dm

What:
Sobriety & Driver License Checkpoint

When:
Friday, July 24, 2015, 7 P.M. to
Saturday, July 25, 2015, 12 A.M.

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

When:
Friday, July 24, 2015, 7 P.M. to
Saturday, July 25, 2015, 12 A.M.

Where:
Imperial Highway at Main Street
Los Angeles, California
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What:
Sobriety & Driver License Checkpoint

When:
Friday, July 24, 2015, 8 P.M. to
Saturday, July 25, 2015, 1 A.M.

Where:
Washington Boulevard at Western Avenue
Los Angeles, California
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What:
DUI Saturation Patrol

When:
Saturday, July 25, 2015, 7 P.M. to
Sunday, July 26, 2015, 3 A.M.

Where:
Southwest Area
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What:
Sobriety & Driver License Checkpoint

When:
Saturday, July 25, 2015, 8 P.M. to
Sunday, July 26, 2015, 1 A.M.

Where:
Van Nuys Boulevard at Kewen Avenue
Pacoima, California
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What:
DUI Saturation Patrol

When:
Sunday, July 26, 2015, 5 P.M. to
Monday, July 27, 2015, 1 A.M.

Where:
Van Nuys Area
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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 prevent this crime from occurring. If you are planning a gathering or celebration where alcohol will be serve plan ahead and designate a sober driver. A DUI or drug-impaired arrest can cost up to $10,000 or more. Additional penalties can include time in jail, the loss of your driver license and an increase of 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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