Weekend DUI Checkpoints in California

Posted By Thomas V. Wallin || 11-Feb-2011

California DUI checkpoints are designed to protect the public from motorist who are driving under the influence.  When conducting these checkpoints, police officers look for signs of intoxication such as slurred speech, bloodshot or water eyes or even alcohol odor.  If officers notice any of these signs, they may require the driver to conduct DUI field sobriety tests.   Because these sobriety test must be done according to specific guidelines, there is room for error; if you have been arrested during a checkpoint or after failing a field sobriety test, contact an experienced California DUI Defense Attorney immediately.

The list below includes several cities that will be conducting DUI checkpoints; however, there may be additional locations that are not listed. If you will be drinking this weekend, assign a designated driver so that you do not put yourself and others at risk.


Escondido: evening - undisclosed location

Fairfield: 6pm-11pm - undisclosed location

Lake Forest: 6:30pm-2:30am - undisclosed location

Los Angeles: 8pm-2am - Sepulveda Blvd. and Orion Avenue

Newport Beach: 9pm-3am - Northbound Newport Blvd. at Finley

Ontario: 6pm-2am - undisclosed location

Redondo Beach: 7:30pm-2:30am - undisclosed location


Costa Mesa: 7pm-1am - Newport Blvd. at Flower St.

Lake Forest: 7pm-2am - undisclosed location

Norco: 7pm-3am - undisclosed location


Santa Barbara: 6pm-2am - undisclosed location