Friday, July 2, 2010 | 3:30 p.m.
Metro Police will conduct four sobriety checkpoints through the weekend in an effort to combat drunk driving over the holiday.
The first checkpoint will start at 7 p.m. Friday until 3 a.m. Saturday in the area of Nellis and Lake Mead boulevards.
A checkpoint will be set up in the area of Cheyenne Avenue and Tenaya Way from 7 p.m. Saturday to 3 a.m. Sunday.
On Sunday night, Metro will have a checkpoint set up at Charleston Boulevard and Bruce Street, as well as one at Sahara Avenue and Commercial Circle. Both will be conducted between 7 p.m. and 3 a.m.
The checkpoints are coordinated by Metro Police and are funded by a grant from the state.
AAA will have its “Tipsy Tow” program in effect this weekend, which offers a free tow for would-be drivers from 6 p.m. Saturday to 6 a.m. Sunday.