LAPD Encourages Responsible 4th of July Weekend Celebrations Several DUI Checkpoints and Special Patrols to Be in Effect
Independence Day commemorates our freedom from the rule of Great Britain and the adoption of our Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.
July 2, 2011 (Saturday) – Sobriety Checkpoint from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. in LAPD’s Southwest Area on Figueroa Street at 40th Place
The Los Angeles Police Department recommends the followings tips to ensure that all residents and visitors to Los Angeles can enjoy a safe and sane Independence Day:
Plan a safe way home before the festivities begin.
Designate a sober driver.
Leave your car keys at home.
Call a taxi, friend or family member, or use public transportation to ensure you get home safely.
Call 911 if you see a possible drunk driver on the road.
Take the car keys away from someone who is about to drive impaired and assist them in getting home safely.