LANCASTER — Three individuals had been arrested on suspicion of driving underneath the affect of intoxicants Friday throughout a DUI checkpoint carried out by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Division.
The checkpoint was held at Sierra Freeway north of Lancaster Boulevard from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Eleven drivers had been cited for working a automobile unlicensed or with a suspended/revoked license, 490 autos had been contacted.
Checkpoint areas are based mostly on a historical past of crashes and DUI arrests. The first objective of checkpoints is to not make arrests, however to advertise public security by deterring drivers from driving impaired.
The sheriff’s division will proceed to carry DUI/Driver’s License checkpoints all year long.
Funding for this checkpoint was offered by a grant from the California Workplace of Site visitors Security, via the Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration.