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LASD - Norwalk Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
Thursday March 14th, 2013 :: 07:42 p.m. PDT

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LASD / La Mirada Dept. of Public Safety DUI Checkpoint, Sat, Mar 16 in La Mirada

Driving Under the Influence / Driver’s License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on a regular basis.

If you see dangerous driving, Report Drunk Drivers – Call 9-1-1!

All too often, members of our community are senselessly injured or killed on local roadways by impaired drivers. Alcohol impaired deaths make up the largest number of vehicle fatalities, with 31 percent of all vehicle fatalities caused by a drunk driver.

A DUI/DL checkpoint is an effective and proven method in lowering alcohol related traffic deaths. DUI/DL checkpoints are an effort to reduce those tragedies, as well to ensure that drivers possess a valid driver’s license. An upcoming Traffic Services Detail DUI Checkpoint includes:

Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 8 PM

AS A DRIVER, PLAN AHEAD WITH THESE TIPS:

Arrange rides home for your friends, family, co-workers and yourself before the drinking begins

Identify and provide free non-alcoholic drinks or other promotional items to the Designated Driver

Party hosts and servers must limit drinks to your guests or patrons. Don’t serve more than one or two over several hours.

Cut back on the amount of drinks you plan to bring to the party – and provide plenty of food.

Funding for these operations is provided by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety http://www.ots.ca.gov/ through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration http://www.nhtsa.gov/


Coordinated by:
Deputy Jeffrey C. Tibbetts
Traffic Services Detail
Norwalk Sheriff's Station
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
(562) 466-5441
www.Norwalk.lasd.org



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Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
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Leroy D. Baca, Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

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Address/Location
LASD - Norwalk Station, Los Angeles County Sheriff
12335 Civic Center Dr
Norwalk, CA 90650

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 562-863-8711

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