Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints For Christmas and New Year 2024

Los Angeles, we’ve got your back this holiday season! Check out the schedule for DUI checkpoints from December 13, 2023, to New Year’s Day 2024. Let’s make sure everyone gets home safely:

📅 Wednesday, December 13

  • Rampart Area: DUI Saturation Patrol from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Newton Area: DUI Saturation Patrol from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m.
  • Roscoe Blvd and White Oak Ave: DUI Checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

📅 Thursday, December 14

  • Newton Area: DUI Saturation Patrol from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.

📅 Friday, December 15

  • La Brea Ave and Oakwood Ave: DUI Checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

📅 Saturday, December 16

  • Hollenbeck Area: DUI Saturation Patrol from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.
  • Roscoe Blvd and White Oak Ave: DUI Checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

📅 Sunday, December 17

  • Foothill Area: DUI Saturation Patrol from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Pacific Ave and 10th St: DUI Checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

📅 Monday, December 18

  • Tampa Ave and Plummer St: DUI Checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

📅 Wednesday, December 20

  • Hollywood Area: DUI Saturation Patrol from 9 p.m. to 3 a.m.

📅 Thursday, December 21

  • Central Bureau: DUI Saturation Patrol from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.
  • Pacific Coast Hwy and Figueroa St: DUI Checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

📅 Friday, December 22

  • Figueroa St and 9th St: DUI Checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

📅 Saturday, December 23

  • Van Nuys Blvd: DUI Saturation Patrol from 3 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • South Bureau: DUI Saturation Patrol from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.
  • Western Ave and Venice Blvd: DUI Checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

📅 Thursday, December 28

  • Huntington Dr and Pueblo St: DUI Checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Topanga Canyon Blvd and Marylee St: DUI Checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

📅 Friday, December 29

  • Central Bureau: DUI Saturation Patrol from 4 p.m. to 12 a.m.
  • Victory Blvd and Babcock Ave: DUI Checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Slauson Ave and Hoover St: DUI Checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Sunset Blvd and Orange Grove Ave: DUI Checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

📅 Monday, January 1

  • La Cienega Blvd and Sawyer St: DUI Checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints For Christmas and New Year 2024

The LAPD conducts DUI checkpoints during Christmas and New Year for a crucial reason – to enhance public safety. The holiday season often sees an increase in social gatherings and festivities, leading to a higher likelihood of impaired driving incidents. By strategically implementing DUI checkpoints, the LAPD aims to deter and identify drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

These checkpoints serve as a preventive measure, discouraging individuals from making the dangerous choice of driving while impaired. The goal is to create a visible presence of law enforcement, reminding the public to celebrate responsibly and prioritize the safety of themselves and others on the road.

Ultimately, the LAPD’s initiative aligns with a broader commitment to reducing the risk of accidents, injuries, and fatalities associated with impaired driving during this festive period. Through proactive measures, they strive to contribute to a safer and happier holiday season for everyone in Los Angeles.

As the holiday season rolls around, it brings joy and festivities, but it also comes with potential dangers on the roads. Shockingly, in December 2021, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported a devastating toll of 1,013 lives lost in the United States due to alcohol-impaired-driving crashes.

Los Angeles DUI Checkpoints For Christmas and New Year 2024

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is stepping up to address this critical issue. They want to emphasize the risks of driving impaired and encourage everyone to celebrate the holidays responsibly by avoiding driving under the influence.

Starting from December 13, 2023, until New Year’s Day, the LAPD will deploy additional officers on patrol. These officers will be actively seeking out drivers suspected of being under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. This heightened enforcement is part of a nationwide initiative known as “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.” The primary aim is to intervene and apprehend suspected impaired drivers, thus safeguarding the lives of others on the road.

So, this holiday season, let’s ensure our celebrations are filled with joy and responsibility. Don’t risk the safety of yourself and others by getting behind the wheel if you’ve been drinking. Choose alternative transportation options, like designated drivers or rideshares, and contribute to making our roads safer for everyone.

Be sure to plan your routes accordingly and, most importantly, celebrate responsibly. Don’t let the festivities turn into regrets – use a designated driver, rideshare, or public transport if you’ve been indulging in holiday spirits. Here’s to a safe and joyful holiday season on the LA roads! 🚗🎉 #DriveSafeLA #SafeHolidays