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LAPD Running Two DUI & License Checkpoints This Weekend

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The Los Angeles Police Department have announced the locations of two sobriety and driver’s license checkpoints this weekend as part of their ongoing campaign to remove dangerous drivers from the roads and educate the public on safety risks of driving under the influence.

Checkpoint 1 - Saturday May 21, 2011
Manchester Avenue between Main Street and Broadway from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

Checkpoint 2 - Saturday May 21, 2011
Canoga Avenue between Victory Boulevard and Burbank Boulevard from 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.

At the checkpoint they will be looking for proper licensing and signs of alcohol and or drug impairments. Officers will conduct field sobriety tests for anyone suspected of being under the influence. Call 9-1-1 to report drunk drivers.

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The LAPD regularly operate checkpoints as a means of heightening awareness of the dangers of impaired driving, and to reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol involved crashes. The LAPD does not to publicize all their checkpoints, and may operate additional checkpoints this weekend.