Wednesday, April 19
DUI Saturation Patrol from 5 P.M. to 1 A.M. in Olympic Area
Friday, April 21
DUI Checkpoint from 6 P.M. to 11 P.M. at La Cienega Boulevard and Sawyer Street
DUI Checkpoint from 6 P.M. to 11 P.M. at Pico Boulevard and Union Avenue
DUI Checkpoint from 6 P.M. to 11 P.M. at Venice Boulevard and Culver Boulevard
Saturday, April 22
DUI Saturation Patrol from 5 P.M. to 1 A.M. in Newton Area
DUI Checkpoint from 6 P.M. to 11 P.M. at Laurel Canyon Boulevard and Hamlin Street
DUI Checkpoint from 6 P.M. to 11 P.M. at Imperial Highway and Main Street
Sunday, April 23
DUI Saturation Patrol from 6 P.M. to 2 A.M. in South Bureau
Note: Locations of the checkpoints are subject to change or cancelation.
The DUI checkpoint locations are determined based on data showing incidents of impaired driving-related crashes and arrests. The primary purpose of DUI checkpoints is to promote public safety by educating drivers on the perils of DUI and by taking suspected impaired drivers off the road.
The Los Angeles Police Department reminds the public that impaired driving is not just from alcohol. Some prescription medications and over-the-counter drugs may interfere with driving. While medicinal and recreational marijuana are legal, driving under the influence of marijuana is illegal.
Drivers charged with a first-time DUI face an average of $13,500 in fines and penalties, as well as a suspended license.
Funding for this program was provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.