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Arrange Sober Transportation and Avoid DUI Checkpoints

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West Side Long Beach Bail Bonds

Although the 4th of July falls on a Tuesday this year rather than the weekend, do not rule out the people enjoying a little extra partying, and the police setting up a few extra DUI checkpoints. As always, there will be many celebrations over the weekend. Then some people will have to go to work on that Monday, July 3rd, while others may get that day off. This means they would get a 4-day weekend. Work or no work on that 3rd, people are going to party hard anyway.


Anticipating a spike in alcohol consumption, the police will inevitably have more DUI checkpoints than normal. Some checkpoint locations will be announced beforehand, while others will pop up unexpectedly.


If you are driving and see a checkpoint up ahead, it actually is not illegal to make a u-turn to avoid the checkpoint, as...

What to Know About Fireworks

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Long Beach Bail Bonds

You will not have to wait much longer to buy your fireworks for July 4. In just a few days time, it will be June 28, the first day people are allowed to purchase fireworks in California. Fireworks can continue to be purchased until July 6. Other than knowing when you can buy your fireworks, you will need to know what type of fireworks you can buy, and more importantly, how to handle them properly. Fireworks are not toys. They need to be in the hands of only those who are responsible and old enough to use them safely and properly.

Fireworks are categorized as either “dangerous” or “safe and sane.” Under no circumstances can dangerous fireworks be sold to the public. Dangerous fireworks include firecrackers, roman candles, rockets, sparklers longer than 10 inches, torpedoes, and more...

Fireworks Safety Tips

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Independence Day still seems like a way’s off, but there are people who are already gearing up for the day that will be filled with BBQ food, drinks, and fireworks. Those are three essentials to almost every 4th of July party and you can bet people are already starting to make plans with friends and family in regards to who is hosting and bringing what. If you are the one bringing the fireworks, make sure you bring fireworks that are legal and that you use them safely.

  • Purchase fireworks that are categorized only as “safe and sane” not “dangerous” from a permitted fireworks vendor. These fireworks will have the Fire Marshal’s seal stamped on them.
  • Keep fireworks stored away from fire sources and other flammable material.
  • When you are ready to use the fireworks, have a buck...

The Rules of Fireworks

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Long Beach Bail Bonds

For anyone who is starting to plan their July 4 activities, do not forget the fireworks! It is always great watching the big fireworks show that is planned for the general public, but at some point you get tired of going early to find parking and snag a good spot. Besides, this year, your friend is hosting a party and you do not want to miss it. This party still needs fireworks because what is a 4th of July celebration without them? If you plan on bringing some fireworks to your friend’s party, make sure you know what is and is not allowed. The last thing you want is for somebody to get hurt and the police to shut you guys down.

Fireworks are categorized as either “dangerous fireworks” or “safe and sane fireworks.”

  • Dangerous Fireworks

    In order to purchase and use dangerous fi...

Would You Want to Miss The 4th of July Celebration?

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America’s birthday is just a few weeks away, and because it is such a big bash every year, plans get put into motion weeks in advance. There is only one way to celebrate America’s birthday every year, and that is with a bang. Go all out! Wear red, white, and blue, gather your friends, and hit the beach, throw a barbecue, go camping, or go for a weekend trip. You have 3 days to celebrate, 3 straight days to not worry about work or school. However, you have 3 straight days to keep yourself in check or else the police will put you in check.

The police will be setting up more checkpoints than normal all weekend long. They will have more presence on the beaches and around parks. They are on the lookout for people who are too drunk...