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Here Are Your Labor Day Weekend DUI Checkpoints

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It's Labor Day Weekend, which means another round of DUI checkpoints!Ah, yes, another holiday weekend. You know the drill: we give you the DUI checkpoints, you accuse us of trying to help drunk drivers get away with it, we remind you that LAPD Chief Beck told us that when the media publishes checkpoints, it actually decreases drunk driving by reminding people that there are consequences for their actions.

"People having foresight aren't the ones who are committing this crime," LAPD Chief Charlie Beck told LAist. "People who are thinking ahead aren't the ones that this checkpoint is likely to catch. I think that the publicity surrounding these things is so important that if you give a couple of locations, that's fine."

This is also not a complete list of checkpoints, so avoiding these will not successfully route you around them. So, be safe and remember to call for a ride, use a ride-sharing app, get a DD or use Metro.

All available CHP officers will be on duty through the Labor Day Maximum Enforcement Period, which runs from 6:01 p.m. tonight until 11:59 p.m. on Monday, according to a release from the L.A. County Sheriff's Department.

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Friday:

LASD will be conducting a checkpoint from 7 p.m. to 3 a.m. at an undisclosed location in Pico Rivera.

LASD will be conducing a checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. at an undisclosed location in Paramount.

The Signal Hill Police Department is boosting its effort over the weekend, and has been since August 21. There will also be increased efforts in Koreatown, Mid-City, Norwalk, Gardena, Monterey Mark, Glendora, Pomona and Van Nuys, according to LA Weekly.

There will be checkpoints at undisclosed locations in Arcadia, Azusa, Downey, Glendale, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Santa Monica and Altadena.

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There will be a checkpoint at Florence Ave. and Main St. in South L.A. from 7 p.m. to midnight.

There will be a checkpoint at Fairfax Ave. and Fifth St. from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.

There will be a checkpoint at Figueroa and 9th St. in downtown L.A. from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Saturday:

There will be a checkpoint at Van Nuys and Roscoe boulevards in Panorama City from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m.

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There will be be increased police presence in Baldwin Park, Gardena, Long Beach, Pomona, San Gabriel, West L.A., Central L.A., El Segundo, Manhattan Beach, Inglewood, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, El Camino College and Torrance.

Sunday:

There will be increased patrols in the San Fernando Valley from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m., as well as in Gardena and Pomona.

Monday:

There will be a checkpoint at an undisclosed location in East L.A.

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There will be increased patrols in Pomona.