Sobriety Checkpoint

August 29, 2007

Friday, August 31, 2007 5:00 p.m.- 1:00 a.m.

San Pedro Street between 28th Street and 29th Street
Central Traffic Division

The number of traffic collisions in Central Bureau have shown an increase in incidents involving intoxicated drivers. Data collected for a three-month period showed that of the 590 total traffic collisions in this area, 17 of the traffic collisions also involved a DUI. This advisory is intended to enhance public awareness on the dangers of impaired driving.

Funding for the checkpoint was provided by the Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (S.T.E.P.) Office of Traffic Safety.

For further information contact Sergeant Jay Nunez, Central Traffic Division, at 213-972-1864.