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DUI Checkpoints Planned For July 4 Weekend

The Avoid the 100 DUI Task Force will coordinate a sobriety checkpoint in an undisclosed location in Covina Friday.

DUI Checkpoints Planned For July 4 Weekend

and the law enforcement agencies of the Avoid the 100 DUI Task Force will be coordinating 21 DUI checkpoints and various DUI patrols throughout Los Angeles County during the July 4 weekend.

The Avoid the 100 DUI enforcement schedule also includes a planned DUI checkpoint in an undisclosed location in Covina Friday evening.

“The Fourth of July is one of the deadliest holidays due to an increase in impaired- driving fatalities,” said Glendora Police Chief Rob Castro said in press statement. “Too many people die behind the wheel each year due to those who choose to drive after drinking, so our officers, together with task force officers, will be out in full force this Fourth of July showing zero tolerance for impaired drivers.”

The DUI Task Force will deploy special DUI Saturations Patrols on Tuesday and Wednesday each evening.

With the July 4 holiday falling on a Wednesday, many law enforcement agencies expect more people to take the rest of the week off. The DUI crackdown will continue throughout the 5-day period until Sunday.

According to data from the Office of Traffic Safety, alcohol-related crashes killed more than 10,0000 people in 2010. This is an average of one alcohol-impaired driving fatality every 51 minutes.

Funding for the Avoid Campaign is from a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. For more information on regional/statewide Avoid DUI Task Force campaigns, Enforcement Schedules and Daily DUI Arrest/Fatality statistics, visit www.californiaavoid.org and www.StopImpairedDriving.org.

The Avoid Campaign will deploy sobriety checkpoints and DUI patrols again during the August/Labor Day DUI Mobilization beginning August 17.

The following is the DUI Enforcement Schedule for the July 4 Holiday weekend:

Friday, June 29

DUI Checkpoint – Avoid the 100 (East) Multi-Agency (Including the cities of Glendora, Pomona, Claremont, La Verne, Covina, Azusa, Irwindale, CHP, LAPD and Pomona Probation Officers)

DUI Checkpoint –Avoid the 100 (East) Multi-Agency (Including the cities of Monterey Park, Alhambra, San Gabriel, Montebello, and Bell Gardens)

DUI Checkpoint – Gardena DUI Checkpoint – LASD Pico Rivera DUI Checkpoint – LASD Palmdale DUI Patrol – CHP Altadena

Saturday, June 30

DUI Checkpoint – Avoid the 100 (East) Multi-Agency (Including the cities of Glendale, South Pasadena, Pasadena, Burbank, San Marino, and San Fernando.)

DUI Checkpoint – Avoid the 100 (West) – (Conducted in the city of Hawthorne including officers from El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Inglewood, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Redondo and Torrance)

DUI Checkpoint – LAPD Southwest Area DUI Checkpoint – LAPD North Hollywood Area DUI Patrol – Avoid the 100 (East) Multi-Agency – (Conducted in the cities of Baldwin Park,

West Covina, Baldwin Park School Police, El Monte, Monrovia, Arcadia and Sierra

Madre) DUI Patrol – Avoid the 100 (West) – (Conducted in the cities of El Segundo, Gardena,

Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Inglewood, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Redondo and Torrance)

Wednesday, July 4

DUI Patrol – Avoid the 100 (West) – (Conducted in the cities of El Segundo, Gardena, Hawthorne, Hermosa Beach, Inglewood, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes Estates, Redondo and Torrance)

DUI Patrol – CHP South Los Angeles Area DUI Patrol – CHP Central Los Angeles Area DUI Patrol – CHP Baldwin Park DUI Patrol – CHP Altadena

DUI Patrol – LAPD Harbor Area DUI Patrol – LASD Lynwood

Thursday, July 5

DUI Checkpoint – LASD Norwalk DUI Checkpoint – LAPD Olympic Area

Friday, July 6

DUI Checkpoint – Avoid the 100 (East) Multi-Agency – (Including officers from Baldwin Park, West Covina, Baldwin Park School Police, El Monte, Monrovia, Arcadia and Sierra Madre)

DUI Checkpoint – CHP Newhall DUI Checkpoint – CHP West Valley DUI Checkpoint – LAPD Pacific Area DUI Checkpoint – LAPD Southeast Area DUI Patrol – Avoid the 100 (East) Multi-Agency (Including the cities of Monterey Park,

Alhambra, San Gabriel, Montebello, and Bell Gardens) DUI Patrol – Avoid the 100 (East) Multi-Agency – (Conducted in the cities of Glendora,

Pomona, Claremont, La Verne, Covina, Azusa and Irwindale)

DUI Patrol – CHP Baldwin Park DUI Patrol – CHP Antelope Valley

Saturday, July 7

DUI Checkpoint – San Gabriel DUI Checkpoint – CHP Baldwin Park DUI Checkpoint – CHP Altadena DUI Checkpoint – LAPD Foothill DUI Checkpoint – LAPD Mission DUI Patrol – Avoid the 100 (East) Multi-Agency (Conducted in the cities of Glendale, South

Pasadena, Pasadena, Burbank, San Marino, and San Fernando.)

Sunday, July 8

DUI Patrol – LAPD Rampart Division

- Provided by the Avoid the 100 DUI Task Force

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