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News Release

Saturday, November 18, 2006

Media Relations

Valley Traffic Division Sobriety & Drivers License Checkpoint

What:
LAPD Sobriety Checkpoint

When:
Saturday, November 25, 2006
9:00 P.M. to 1:30 A.M.

Where:
Van Nuys Boulevard between Sherman Way & Saticoy Street

Who:
Valley Traffic Division

Why:
The purpose of the sobriety checkpoint is to reduce the number of traffic collisions involving intoxicated drivers through enforcement and public awareness. Motorists approaching a checkpoint will see information advising them that a sobriety checkpoint is ahead. Once diverted into a lane, a motorist will be detained a few moments while an officer explains the purpose of the checkpoint.

Officers from Valley Traffic Division (VTD) will staff the checkpoint.

For further information contact Sergeant Robert Kirk, Valley Traffic Division, at 818-756-8381.


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