DUI Checkpoints for Los Angeles and the greater surrounding area.

Extra Avoid the 100 DUI patrols will be dispatched across Los Angeles County.


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Updated 8:50pm

Los Angeles

  • La Habra DUI checkpoint on Beach Blvd southbound at Whittier
  • Highland Park DUI Checkpoint on Figueroa and Ave 57

Updated 5:10pm

(Orange County) NOW-3am La Habra DUI Checkpoints going South bound on Beach Blvd at Whittier

Las Vegas Metro Police are conducting DUI Checkpoints Halloween will take place at 755 East Flamingo Road between 7 pm-3am

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People frequently ask me, “Kajon WTF? Why do you post the locations of DUI checkpoints?”
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
found that when well-publicized sobriety checkpoints were conducted, alcohol-related crashes and fatalities decreased by more than 20 percent.
“Sobriety checkpoints are one of the most critical tools available for law enforcement to deter drunk driving,” said Mary Klotzbach, public policy liaison for MADD California Klotzbach states,
“Sobriety checkpoints send a message that if a motorist chooses to drive drunk, he or she will get caught.”
A 20% decrease in crashes and fatalities is a number too high to ignore and my goal is help, not hurt. Here is the link to a post where this very question has been explored extensively. http://blogs.kcrw.com/shortcuts/should-dui-checkp…
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), checkpoints have provided the most effective documented results of any of the DUI enforcement strategies, while also yielding considerable cost savings of $6 for every $1 spent.

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