NORTH HOLLYWOOD, CA — Los Angeles Police Division will maintain a collection of DUI/Drivers License checkpoints this weekend, and one of many stops will probably be positioned in North Hollywood. Officers will probably be posted within the space from 5 p.m. Sunday night time till 1 a.m. Monday morning.
A precise location of the checkpoint wasn’t out there.
LAPD officers will probably be trying to find indicators of alcohol and/or different drug impairment, and checking drivers for legitimate licenses. The division additionally warned drivers that the DUI class consists of extra than simply alcohol.
“If you happen to take prescribed drugs, significantly these with a driving or working equipment warning on the label, you is perhaps impaired sufficient to get a DUI,” LAPD mentioned. “Marijuana can be impairing, particularly together with alcohol or different medication, and may end up in a DUI.”
LAPD provided the next ideas for drivers to remain protected on the roads.
- See somebody who’s clearly impaired attempt to drive? Take the keys and assist them make different preparations to discover a sober manner residence.
- Report drunk drivers – Name 911.
- Internet hosting a celebration? Provide nonalcoholic drinks. Monitor who’s ingesting and the way they’re getting residence.
Funding for the DUI checkpoints comes from a grant from the California Workplace of Visitors Security by way of the Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration.