Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

News

LAPD Conducting Multiple DUI Checkpoints This Weekend

4th-of-july-dui-checkpoints.jpg
Photo by McBLG97 via Flickr
Before you read more...
Dear reader, we're asking you to help us keep local news available for all. Your financial support keeps our stories free to read, instead of hidden behind paywalls. We believe when reliable local reporting is widely available, the entire community benefits. Thank you for investing in your neighborhood.

Okay party people, the Los Angeles Police Department are about to get really serious about safe and sober driving, so if you have some holiday merriment in your planner for Friday and Saturday night, know now that you'd best also plan to have a designated driver, a cab ride, or a public transit trip. The LAPD will be conducting multiple Sobriety Checkpoints throughout the city. Here's where and when you can expect to encounter the checkpoints:FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17TH

  • Central Traffic Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint from 7 p.m. - 2 a.m. at Florence Avenue and Wadsworth Avenue in Newton Area
  • South Traffic Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint from 7 p.m. - 12 a.m. at Manchester Avenue and Figueroa Street in Southeast Area
  • Valley Traffic Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint from 8 p.m. - 3 a.m. at Reseda Boulevard and Gault Street in West Valley Area
  • West Traffic Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint from 7:30 p.m. - 2:30 a.m. at Highland Avenue at De Longpre Avenue in Hollywood Area
  • Emergency Operations Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint from 8 p.m. - 2 a.m. at Los Feliz Boulevard and Riverside Drive in Northeast Area

SATURDAY DECEMBER 18TH

  • Central Traffic Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint from 7 p.m. - 2 a.m. at Olympic Boulevard and Blaine Street in Rampart Area
  • Valley Traffic Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint from 8 p.m. - 3 a.m. at Lankershim Boulevard and Erwin Street in North Hollywood Area
  • West Traffic Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint from 7:30 p.m. - 2:30 a.m. at Vermont Avenue and 12th Street in Olympic Area
  • Emergency Operations Division will conduct a sobriety checkpoint from 8 p.m. - 2 a.m. at Roscoe Boulevard and Haskell Avenue in West Valley Area.