According to law enforcement within the County of Los Angeles, more DUI enforcement of DUIs (and DUI arrests) are coming to Los Angeles. Increased impaired driving enforcement measures and Los Angeles DUI Procedures are scheduled for this holiday season and throughout the next year. They are a result of a recent $295,200 grant awarded by the Office of Traffic Safety to the Los Angeles Police Department. Both the LAPD and the LASO (Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department), as well as the CHP, state that their goals are to keep roadways safe through both the use of enforcement and education.
Of course, it’s all about the money, so special grant money from the Office of Traffic Safety in California, and the Federal National Institute of Traffic and Highway Safety (NHTSA) has given money to Los Angeles. The funds are to assist in efforts to deal with increased impaired driving problems and reduce the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol and drug-related traffic collisions.
The grant activities will specifically target driving under the influence (DUI) offenders and drivers with suspended or revoked licenses. This will be done through the use of Los Angeles DUI checkpoints. Those are set up to screen for drivers who may be impaired or operating without a valid driver’s license. Checkpoints are not effective in reducing DUIs, but police admit that, stating that they are for educational purposes only. To increase public awareness, to prevent impaired driving in the first place, and to encourage designating a sober driver.
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Funding for the LAPD grant comes from the California Office of Traffic Safety through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. They caused these new Los Angeles DUI Procedures. If you need the help of a Los Angeles DUI lawyer, contact our firm at 949-682-5316.