Pasadena Police Announce Traffic Checkpoint Will be Conducted friday Night, at Undisclosed Location

first_imglatest #1 Pasadena Police Announce Traffic Checkpoint Will be Conducted friday Night, at Undisclosed Location Published on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 | 11:10 am Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. Make a comment Top of the News Pasadena Police Department Traffic Section will be conducting a DUI/Driver License Checkpoint on Friday, March 10, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 7:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.The deterrent effect of High Visibility Enforcement using both DUI checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrols has proven to lower the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol or drug impaired crashes. Research shows that crashes involving an impaired driver can be reduced by up to 20 percent when well-publicized proactive DUI operations are conducted routinely.DUI Checkpoints like this one are placed in locations based on collision statistics and frequency of DUI arrests, affording the greatest opportunity for achieving drunk and drugged driving deterrence. Locations are chosen with safety considerations for the officers and the public.In California, alcohol involved collisions led to 1,155 deaths and nearly 24,000 serious injuries in 2014 because someone failed to designate a sober driver. Over the course of the past three years Pasadena PD officers have investigated 194 DUI collisions which have claimed 4 lives and resulted in another 104 injuries.Officers will be looking for signs of alcohol and/or drug impairment, with officers checking drivers for proper licensing, delaying motorists only momentarily. When possible, specially trained officers will be available to evaluate those suspected of drug-impaired driving, which now accounts for a growing number of impaired driving crashes.Studies of California drivers have shown that 30 percent of drivers in fatal crashes had one or more drugs in their systems. A study of active drivers showed more tested positive for drugs that may impair driving (14 percent) than did for alcohol (7.3 percent). Of the drugs, marijuana was most prevalent, at 7.4 percent, slightly more than alcohol. Everyone should be mindful that if you’re taking medication – whether prescription or over-the-counter – drinking even small amounts of alcohol can greatly intensify the impairment affects.Drivers are encouraged to download the Designated Driver VIP, or “DDVIP,” free mobile app for Android or iPhone. The DDVIP app helps find nearby bars and restaurants that feature free incentives for the designated sober driver, from free non-alcoholic drinks to free appetizers and more. The feature-packed app even has social media tie-ins and even a tab for the non-DD to call Uber, Lyft or Curb.Drivers caught driving impaired can expect the impact of a DUI arrest to include jail time, fines, fees, DUI classes, license suspensions and other expenses that can exceed $10,000 not to mention the embarrassment when friends and family find out.Funding for this checkpoint is provided to Pasadena Police Department by a grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety, through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, reminding everyone to ‘Report Drunk Driver – Call 9-1-1’. Community News EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS HerbeautyGained Back All The Weight You Lost?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty6 Strong Female TV Characters Who Deserve To Have A SpinoffHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyHe Is Totally In Love With You If He Does These 7 ThingsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyInstall These Measures To Keep Your Household Safe From Covid19HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyIs It Bad To Give Your Boyfriend An Ultimatum?HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNow She’s 19 – Look At Her Transformation! Incredible!HerbeautyHerbeauty Subscribecenter_img First Heatwave Expected Next Week Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Community News 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it More Cool Stuff faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPasadena Public WorksPasadena Water and PowerPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Business News Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website last_img read more


Real Madrid in U-turn over Dani Ceballos stay at Arsenal

first_img Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 11 Aug 2020 6:38 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link7kShares Comment Real Madrid’s hierarchy now want to keep Dani Ceballos instead of loaning him out to Arsenal (Getty)Arsenal have been dealt a blow in their hopes of keeping Dani Ceballos as Real Madrid have now decided to retain the midfielder for their pre-season campaign, according to reports in Spain.The 24-year-old excelled in his final few months under Mikel Arteta and ended his season-long loan by helping Arsenal beat Chelsea to win the FA Cup.Arteta has made it clear that he is keen for Ceballos to remain at Arsenal for another campaign after he formed a solid midfield partnership with Granit Xhaka during the Premier League run-in.Arsenal were hopeful of reaching a new agreement with Real Madrid to extend Ceballos’ loan and potentially include an option to purchase the midfielder.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTHowever, AS reports that Madrid have now reconsidered Ceballos’ future following his impressive performances for Arsenal.It’s claimed that Madrid’s hierarchy are convinced that Ceballos can become a first-team regular and they want the midfielder to be given the upcoming pre-season campaign to showcase his ability. Advertisement Dani Ceballos helped Arsenal win the FA Cup this season (Getty Images)However, AS report that the final decision over whether Ceballos will stay part of Madrid’s squad remains with Zinedine Zidane.Ceballos initially pushed to leave Madrid after failing to secure a regular role under Zidane.The midfielder was also keen to receive regular playing time in order to boost his chances of winning a place in Spain’s Euro 2020 squad.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalCeballos has made no secret of his desire to become a key part of Madrid’s midfield but the Spaniard has also made it clear that he wants regular football.Speaking after Arsenal’s win against Chelsea in the FA Cup final at Wembley, Ceballos said: ‘I want to play 35 games [next season] at least.‘I am one of those who say that when you are happy, you develop your game.’Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisement Real Madrid in U-turn over Dani Ceballos stay at Arsenallast_img read more