The Irvine Police Department holds a sobriety checkpoint Saturday from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.
It will be in the area of Culver Drive and Irvine Boulevard, according to IPD.
We sure seem to have a lot of DUI deaths in this here county, but IPD cites National Highway Traffic Safety Administration research that shows high-visibility enforcement like checkpoints can reduce drunken driving fatalities by as much as 20 percent.
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The city pays for the checkpoint with California Office of Traffic Safety grant funding, through the NHTSA.