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DUI Checkpoints in K-Town & Santa Monica Tonight, 3 Other Locations Tomorow
For a lot of people, today marks the end of the year. Vacations start. School is out. Holiday parties begin. Whatever it may be, the cause for celebration also means a higher rate of drunks on the road. Tonight there are various DUI checkpoints throughout the Southern California region.
Tonight, checkpoints will be found at Wilshire and Western and on the 300 block of Pico Boulevard in Santa Monica.
Tomorrow night checkpoints will be on Highland Avenue between Franklin Street and Odin Street in Hollywood, on Vineland Boulevard near Vanowen Street in the Valley and on Florence Avenue between Western Avenue and St. Andrews Place in South L.A.
It's likely there are many more throughout the region this weekend. And despite that, drinking and driving is an absolute, 100% no-no. In conversations with LAPD authorities, they tell us that by announcing checkpoints, it helps discourage people from endangering themselves and others.
UPDATE: The Hollywood checkpoint is actually tomorrow night, not tonight as originally stated.
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