Police Officers arrested 14,615 DUI drivers last year in the city of
Los Angeles. During the same time period, there were 2,356 collisions
involving DUI drivers. These tragic numbers demand a sober solution.
Whether meeting a few friends at the local pub after work or attending a
large party, if you consume alcoholic beverages as part of your
celebration, don’t drive.
This St. Patrick’s Day weekend the Los Angeles Police Department will be deploying plain clothes officers to On-Sale and Off-Sale ABC establishments to ensure alcoholic beverages are not sold to those under 21-years-of age or to customers who obviously have had too much to drink.
There will also be saturation patrols to increase the motoring safety of our residents and those who visit our City.
Don’t Drink and Drive in Los Angeles this St. Patrick’s Day
Don’t Drink and Drive in Los Angeles this St. Patrick’s Day Weekend
Don’t drink and drive at any time. Alcohol and drugs affect judgment, reaction time, concentration, vision, and play a major role in fatal traffic collisions. Everyone is at risk, including you and your family and friends. Driving while under the influence of alcohol and or drugs is not an accident, it is a choice, and it is against the law.
That is why the Los Angeles Police Department is joining our law enforcement partners to remind everyone who will be celebrating St. Patrick’s Day to Drive Sober or you will Get Pulled Over. For many Americans, St. Patrick’s Day has become a popular opportunity to celebrate with friends and family. Unfortunately, due to impaired drivers, the festivities also become dangerous. The Los Angeles Police Department wants everyone to enjoy this St. Patrick’s Day celebration responsibly.
To avoid becoming a DUI statistic, follow these easy steps and enjoy a safe and festive holiday without jeopardizing the lives of others who may be on the road:
Impaired Driving Creates Serious Consequences
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