The summer months are considered a dangerous time to drive in L.A, as drivers have greater odds of being involved in an alcohol-related collision, compared to other months. According to the Los Angeles Police Department, there were 7,801 Californians injured or killed in 2008 during the months of June, July, and August. However, LAPD is now trying to reduce the number of drunk drivers on the roads by setting up sobriety and drivers license checkpoints. So far, the police department has set up Los Angeles DUI checkpoints at the following locations this weekend.
- Friday July 30: Slauson Avenue between Buckler Avenue and Edgemar Avenue in Los Angeles, 8:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m.
- Saturday July 31: Cahuenga Boulevard West at Broadlawn Drive in North Hollywood, 8:00 p.m-2:00 a.m.