A comprehensive study by 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.

Transportation officials credit the increase in DUI checkpoints for the nearly 17% reduction in alcohol-related deaths in California, and for an overall nationwide decline in such deaths.The LAPD has 132 sobriety checkpoints scheduled throughout the course of next year.

The big Holiday DUI crackdown begins this weekend. Multiple dui checkpoints and roving saturation patrols are expected across Los Angeles and Orange Counties as well as the Inland Empire, Ventura County and San Diego.

“The Pasadena Police Department, together with local police, Los Angeles County Sheriff, California Highway Patrol, and the “Avoid the 100 DUI Taskforce”, will be working during the holiday season from December 16, 2011, to January 2, 2012, to arrest anyone caught driving drunk behind the wheel.” (Thank you Drunk Driving Facts)

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Please take care of yourself, your family, your friends, and all those that are out on the road. Have a safe and wonderful holiday alive – don’t drink and drive.



 
Saturday December 17, 2011 

UPDATE 8:35pm

(These are a combination from MrCheckpoint and total traffic)

  • Placentia DUI Checkpoint @ 700 block of Chapman Ave NOW-3AM
  • Inglewood DUI Checkpoint @ Manchester & Figueroa right under fwy
  • Glendale DUI checkpoint on Los Feliz and San Fernando
  • Corona DUI checkpoint on Hidden Valley and Sedona (east of the 15)
  • Anaheim DUI checkpoint on Ball and Nutwood between Euclid and Brookhurst
  • Garden Grove DUI checkpoint on Harbor and Westminster
  • Los Angeles DUI checkpoint at Figueroa and Broadway
  • BaldwinHills DUI Checkpoint on La Brea at Rodeo
  • Fontana DUI Checkpoint at Arrow & Sierra
  • Moorpark DUI Checkpoint on Tierra Rejada at Madera

UPDATE 7:30PM

  • Anaheim DUI Checkpoint @ Ball Rd btwn Euclid & Brookhurst NOW-3am
  • Riverside DUI checkpoint at Arlington & Streeter (btwn Jefferson & Madison)

thanks to @MrCheckpoint (www.mrcheckpoint.com)

UPDATE 6:40pm

  • Norco DUI Checkpoint on Hamner & Schleiman NOW-3am

 

UPDATE 6:33pm

  • La Mirada DUI checkpoint on Imperial Hwy eastbound at Valley View –
  • Whittier on Whittier Blvd & Colima Rd.
  • South LosAngeles Imperial Hwy at Main NOW-12am

 

thanks to @MrCheckpoint (www.mrcheckpoint.com)

  • Whittier DUI checkpoint on Colima Rd and Whittier Blvd – thanks to total traffic 

UPDATE 4:07pm

  • Riverside DUI Checkpoint will be on Hidden Valley Pkwy & Sedona Way 7pm-3am   (thank you MrCheckpoint )

Local authorities are starting to  announce their checkpoints for tonight. Keep checking back as I will update through the weekend. This first list compiled by Total Traffic.

Los Angeles County DUI Checkpoints

  • South LA – Imperial Hwy at Main, 6p-midnight
  • Baldwin Hills - La Brea at Rodeo, 8p-2a
  • Glendale – undisclosed time and location (multi-agency, including officers from Glendale, South Pasadena, Pasadena, Burbank, San Marino, and San Fernando)
  • Huntington Park – undisclosed time and location (multi-agency, including officers from Vernon, Signal Hill, South Gate, Long Beach, Huntington Park)

Orange County DUI Checkpoints

  • Anaheim – Ball Rd between Euclid and Brookhurst, 7p-3a
  • Brea – Imperial Hwy and Valley View, 7a-3p

Riverside and San Bernardino County (Inland Empire) DUI Checkpoints

  • Redlands - Cajon St southbound past Cypress Ave, 10p-4a


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Update 12:27am  Last announcement for Friday night.

  •  Los Angeles -S La Brea Ave & Rodeo Rd in  NeverDUIMrCheckpoint
Update 12:05am

Los Angeles / Baldwin Hills DUI checkpoint at La Brea and Rodeo

 

Update 11:32pm

  • Signal Hill / Long Beach – at Willow and Cherry

Update 10:23pm

  • Compton DUI checkpoint at Compton Blvd and Long Beach Blvd (thanks @MrCheckpointwww.mrcheckpoint.com)

 

Update 9:53pm

  • Torrance DUI checkpoint on Torrance Blvd (belived to be at Palos Verdes, but not confirmed)
  • Lompoc DUI checkpoint at H St and Chestunt (thanks @MrCheckpoint www.mrcheckpoint.com)
  • Garden Grove DUI checkpoint on Magnolia between Lampson and Chapman
  • San Diego checkpoint on G St headed east to the 94 freeway
  • DUI checkpoint in Lake Elsinore at Lakeshore Dr and Lake St / Grand
  • San Bernardino DUI checkpoint on Waterman and 13th (just north of Baseline)
  • Lake Forest DUI checkpoint at El Toro Rd and Muirlands
  • San Gabriel checkpoint on Valley Blvd and New Ave
  • Pasadena DUI checkpoint on Arroyo Pkwy between California and Glenarm – in front of BevMo!

 

  • Palmdale DUI checkpoint at 12th St E at Palmdale Blvd – thanks @MrCheckpoint (www.mrcheckpoint.com)
  • Covina DUI ccheckpoint at Citrus and Puente

 

Update 7:13pm

Lemon Grove DUI checkpoint on Broadway and Grove St

Chula Vista DUI checkpoint on Melrose and Orange

Thanks to @MrCheckpoint (www.mrcheckpoint.com) for the tips


  • Ontario DUI checkpoint on Holt between Vineyard and Grove
  • Bellflower DUI checkpoint on Lakewood and Artesia
  • Long Beach Blvd on Long Beach Blvd and 7th
  • Victorville DUI checkpoint at Bear Valley and Balsam
  • Fontana DUI checkpoint Arrow and Alder

 

  • Corona DUI checkpoint at 6th and Main
  • Escondido DUI checkpoint at San Pasqual Valley Rd (78) and Oak Hill
  • Both courtesy of @MrCheckpoint (www.mrcheckpoint.com)
  • Moreno Valley DUI checkpoint at Alessandro and Day

 

Los Angeles County DUI Checkpoints

  • North Hills – Roscoe Blvd at Noble (east of 405 fwy), 8pm-2am
  • Los Angeles – Florence and Broadway, 8pm-2am
  • Hollywood - Sunset Blvd and Spaulding, 8pm-2am
  • Long Beach - South patrol division (the fun area by the bars), 6pm-2am

Orange County DUI Checkpoints

  • Irvine – Jamboree and Birch, 8pm-3am (also saturation patrols between 7pm and 3am)
  • Chula Vista DUI checkpoint on National City Blvd and E 30th St.. thanks to @MrCheckpoint (www.mrcheckpoint.com)!!!

 

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