Don’t think you are “okay” to drive, it’s not worth the risk.

 

Are you buzzed? 3 ways to get home for free!
For free rides home…

Tipsy Tow          800-400-4-AAA/800-400-4222

Yellow Cab        310-325-5041  (City Limits)

And…Metro will run a free fare program. That  will be in effect between the hours of 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. on the night and early morning hours of  December 31-January 1.

Saturday December 31 – New Year’s Eve 2011

 Update 2:09am (Sunday morning)

  • San Diego DUI checkpoint on 5th ave leaving Downtown heading to the 5
  • Riverside DUI checkpoint on Etiwanda next to the 60
  • Pomona DUI checkpoint at Towne and La Verne, also one reported at Garey and Olive (south of Philadelphia)
  • Downtown LA DUI checkpoint on 3rd at Witmer (west of the 110 fwy)
  • Poway DUI checkpoint on Orchard Gate Rd and Seabridge Lane
  • Van Nuys DUI checkpoint on Van Nuys and Victory (not confirmed though)
  • Check below for free transportation options… no excuse for DUI tonight!

Many of the checkpoints tonight brought to you by @TotalTrafficLA and @MrCheckpoint (www.mrcheckpoint.com)

Update 8:10pm

San Fernando DUI checkpoint on San Fernando and Paxton

UPDATE 7:35pm

Garden Grove DUI checkpoint at Garden Grove and Trask

Westminster DUI checkpoint at Westminster and McFadden

Santa Ana DUI checkpoint at Bristol and Edinger

Costa Mesa DUI checkpoint Harbor and 19th

Los Angeles DUI checkpoint on Western and 111th

Thanks to @MrCheckpoint (www.mrcheckpoint.com)

Chula Vista DUI checkpoint at Moss near 3rd via @MrCheckpoint (www.mrcheckpoint.com)

Update 6:25pm

Rancho Cucamonga DUI checkpoint reported at Haven and 19th – although someone else is saying it’s not there… just saying just in case

My good friends at Total Traffic – best traffic stream ever @TotalTrafficLA -  gives us the FYI. You guys/gals rock. Happy New Year!

Los Angeles County DUI Checkpoints

  • Los Angeles / Marina Del Rey - Lincoln Blvd at Maxella (just north of the 90), 8p-2a
  • Multi-agency checkpoint  including police from Monterey Park, Alhambra, San Gabriel, Montebello and Bell Gardens
  • Multi-agency DUI patrol – Glendora, Pomona, Claremont, La Verne, Covina, Azusa, Irwindale, CHP and LAPD
  • Multi-agency DUI patrol – Glendale, South Pasadena, Pasadena, Burbank, San Marino and San Fernando
  • Multi-agency DUI patrol – El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Inglewood, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Redondo Beach and Torrance
  • Antelope Valley – CHP DUI patrol
  • Newhall – CHP DUI patrol
  • Bellflower - LA Sheriff DUI patrol, 8p-4a
  • Compton – LA Sheriff DUI patrol, 8p-4a

Orange County DUI Checkpoints

  • La Habra – saturation patrol, 7p-3a
  • Westminster – saturation patro, 8p-3a
  • Placentia - saturation patrol, 8p-3a

Riverside and San Bernardino County (Inland Empire) DUI Checkpoints

  • Jurupa Valley – undisclosed location, 8p-?
  • Blythe – saturation patrol
  • Banning - saturation patrol
  • Lake Perris – saturation patrol
  • San Jacinto – saturationpatrol
  • Riverside – saturation patrol
  • Twentynine Palms - saturation patrol, 8p-3a
  • Grand Terrace – saturation patrol, 8p-3a
  • Loma Linda – saturation patrol, 8p-3a

Ventura County DUI Checkpoints

  • None announced

Santa Barbara County DUI Checkpoints

  • Santa Maria – undisclosed location

San Diego County DUI Checkpoints

  • San Diego - undisclosed location, 9p-3a (also saturation patrol)
  • Oceanside - saturation patrols
  • Escondido – saturation patrols


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Friday December 30, 2011
Update 12:26pm

Total Traffic reports:

  • Poway DUI checkpoint on Poway Rd east of the 15
  • Murrieta DUI checkpoint on Clinton Keith near the 215
  • Anaheim DUI checkpoint at Ball and Lewis
  • Coachella DUI checkpoint on Grapefruit (111) near Harrison by Food 4 Less.
  • La Puente DUI checkpoint on Valley and Hacienda
  • Buena Park DUI checkpoint spotted on Beach Blvd south of the 5 fwy.
  • Chula Vista DUI checkpoint at 3rd and I Street
  • Palmdale DUI checkpoint on Sierra Hwy and Ave Q
  • Whittier DUI checkpoint on Washington Blvd and Sorenson

All courtesy @MrCheckpoint (www.mrcheckpoint.com)

Update 9:45pm

  • Laguna Niguel DUI checkpoint on Paseo de Colinas between Cabot and Golden Lantern
  • Redondo Beach DUI checkpoint at PCH and Emerald (south of Diamond)
  • Baldwin Park DUI checkpoint at Ramona and Durbin (east of 605)

UPDATE 7:58pm

Chino Hills DUI Checkpoint on Grand Ave. & 71

Update 7:32pm

Huntington Beach DUI checkpoint on Pacific Coast Hwy (PCH) and 1st.

  • El Monte DUI checkpoint on Santa Anita and Garvey (south of 10 fwy)
  • Montebello DUI checkpoint at Garfield and Via Campo (near the 60)
  • Santa Clarita DUI checkpoint on the Golden Valley / Newhall Ranch Rd bridge (where one turns in to the other)
  • Perris DUI checkpoint at Perris and Rider
  • Fontana DUI checkpoint at Sierra and Randall
  • West Covina DUI checkpoint at Azusa and Cameron (south of 10 freeway)

Thanks to total traffic and @MrCheckpoint (www.mrcheckpoint.com)

 

Update 6:06pm
Escondido DUI Checkpoint in  @ Valley Parkway & Juniper

(Thank you Mr.Checkpoint)

  • Downtown  -Checkpoint from 8 PM to 2 AM at Figueroa Street at  9th Street.
  • Foothill  -Checkpoint from 8 PM to 2 AM at Van Nuys Boulevard at Haddon Avenue.

(Thank you CHP)

Los Angeles County DUI Checkpoints

  • El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Inglewood, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Redondo Beach and Torrance – saturation patrols
  • Arleta – Van Nuys Blvd at Haddon (near Laurel Cyn), 8p-2a

Orange County DUI Checkpoints

  • Anaheim - Ball Rd and East St, 7p-3a
  • Westminster – undisclosed time and location
  • Buena Park – Beach Blvd and 10th (south of the 5), 8p-3a
  • Laguna Niguel  – undisclosed location, 6:30p-2:30a

(Thank you Total Traffic)

 

 

For free rides home…

Tipsy Tow          800-400-4-AAA

Yellow Cab        310-325-5041  (City Limits)

And…Metro will run a free fare program. That  will be in effect between the hours of 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. on the nights and early mornings hours of  December 31-January 1.

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Update 9:29pm

Thank you @MrCheckpoint  (www.mrcheckpoint.com)

  • Pasadena DUI checkpoint on Colorado between Oakland and Las Robles near Paseo Colorado
  • Imperial Beach DUI checkpoint on 9th st near Palm ave
  • Poway DUI checkpoint on Poway Rd between Midland and Espola
  • Moreno Valley DUI checkpoint on Perris Blvd and Nandina (north of Harley Knox)

Thursday, December 29, 2011 -Olympic Area Saturation Patrol from 5 PM to 1 AM.

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Friday, December 30, 2011 – Central Area Sobriety Checkpoint from 8 PM to 2 AM at Figueroa Street at   9th Street.
Friday, December 30, 2011 – Foothill Sobriety Checkpoint from 8 PM to 2 AM at Van Nuys Boulevard at Haddon Avenue.
Saturday, December 31, 2011 -Pacific Area  Sobriety Checkpoint from 8 PM to 2 AM at Lincoln Boulevard at Maxella Avenue.
Sunday, January 1, 2012 – Mission AreaUI Saturation Patrol from 2 PM to 10 PM.

 

Don’t think you are “okay” to drive, it’s not worth the risk.

A first-time drunken driving conviction can cost $12,162 or more in fines, penalties, restitution, legal fees and increased insurance costs, according to the Auto Club.

For free rides home…

Tipsy Tow          800-400-4-AAA

Yellow Cab        310-325-5041

And…Metro will run a free fare program. That  will be in effect between the hours of 9 p.m. and 2 a.m. on the nights and early mornings hours of  December 31-January 1.

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