DUI Checkpoint in WeHo this Saturday: St. Patty's Day

Traffic Services Detail, will be conducting a DUI/DL Checkpoint on Saturday, March 17, 2012 from 7 PM until approximately 3 AM. The checkpoint will be conducted in the City of West Hollywood.

Personnel from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Risk Management Bureau’s
Statewide, overall traffic deaths have declined 23 percent from 3,995 in 2007 to 3,081 in 2009 and total traffic fatalities are at their lowest level in six decades. DUI deaths have declined from 1,132 in 2007 to 950 in 2009, which is a decrease of over 16 percent. Not to mention the high cost of a first time DUI conviction which could cost someone anywhere between $6,000 to $10,000 when all the potential fines, fees, classes, lawyers, work days missed, and increased insurance for years to come have been factored in.

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