Here's what we know so far about the upcoming California DUI checkpoints for this 4th of July 2011 holiday weekend. You can always call the local law enforcement agency a couple of hours prior to the sobriety checkpoint's start time to find out more information.
Even if there isn't a scheduled DUI roadblock in your area, know that the California Highway Patrol and your local sheriff and police agencies will be participating in increased DUI saturation patrols throughout the state.
Friday, July 1st
The Salinas Police Department will operate a DUI / driver's license checkpoint Friday night in an undisclosed location within the city of Salinas.
The Riverside Police Department will conduct a drunk driving / driver's license roadblock from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. in the City of Riverside.
The Los Angeles Police Department will be operating two sobriety checkpoints: one from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. in LAPD's Devonshire Area on Reseda Boulevard at Nordhoff Street and the other from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. in LAPD's North Hollywood Area on Lankershim Boulevard at Cumpston Street.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, Risk Management Bureau's Traffic Services Detail, will be conducting a DUI / DL checkpoint from 6 p.m. until approximately 2 a.m. at an undisclosed location in the City of Lancaster.
The Santa Monica Police Department will be conducting a sobriety / driver's license checkpoint at an undisclosed location within the city of Santa Monica.
The Redlands Police Department will operate a DUI / driver's license roadblock in the eastbound lanes of Redlands Boulevard, between Sixth and Eighth streets from 10 p.m. until 3 a.m.
Saturday, July 2nd
The Blythe Police Department will conduct a DUI checkpoint from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. in the City of Blythe.
The LAPD will operate a sobriety checkpoint from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. in LAPD's Southwest Area on Figueroa Street at 40th Place.
The Thousand Oaks Police Department will set up a DUI and driver's license checkpoint at an undisclosed location from 6 p.m. to midnight.
Sunday, July 3rd
Although we couldn't find any actual DUI / driver's license checkpoints set up for Sunday, July 3, 2011, there are going to be DUI saturation and roving patrols throughout the state.
Monday, July 4th
The LAPD will be operating a sobriety checkpoint from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. in LAPD's West Los Angeles Area on Pacific Coast Highway at Temescal Canyon Road.
Be safe and have a great holiday weekend!