July 29, 2022
Friday, July 29
DUI Checkpoint from 6 PM to 11 PM at Pico Boulevard and Valencia Avenue
DUI Checkpoint from 6 PM to 11 PM at Slauson Avenue and Figueroa Avenue
Saturday, July 30
DUI Saturation Patrol from 5 PM to 1 AM in Newton Space
DUI Saturation Patrol from 6 PM to 2 AM in South Bureau
DUI Checkpoint from 6 PM to 11 PM at Parthenia Avenue and Wilbur Avenue
DUI Checkpoint from 6 PM to 11 PM at Lankershim Boulevard and Sherman Means
Observe: Places of the checkpoints are topic to vary or cancelation.
The DUI checkpoint areas are decided based mostly on information exhibiting incidents of impaired driving-related crashes and arrests. The first objective of DUI checkpoints is to advertise public security by taking suspected impaired drivers off the street.
Commander Pasos, Commanding Officer of Visitors Group stated, “Impaired drivers put others on the street at vital danger. Any prevention measures that cut back the variety of impaired drivers on our roads considerably improves site visitors security.”
The Los Angeles Police Division reminds the general public that impaired driving isn’t just from alcohol. Some prescription medicines and over-the-counter medication might intervene with driving. Whereas medicinal and leisure marijuana are authorized, driving underneath the affect of marijuana is prohibited.
Drivers charged with a first-time DUI face a median of $13,500 in fines and penalties, in addition to a suspended license.
Funding for this program was offered by a grant from the California Workplace of Visitors Security, by way of the Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration.