despp: ** FINAL ** Thanksgiving Traffic Stats from the Connecticut State Police
2012

{Connecticut State Police Patch}  
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Emergency Services &
Public Protection
Connecticut State Police
Public Information Office
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
 
Contact: 
860-685-8230
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Reuben Bradford
Commissioner
Colonel Danny R. Stebbins
Deputy Commissioner
Division of State Police
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 26, 2012
 

** FINAL **

 

THANKSGIVING TRAFFIC STATISTICS FROM THE CONNECTICUT STATE POLICE

 

   Connecticut State Troopers are supplementing the normal Trooper patrol force with additional State Troopers being assigned to enforcement over the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend.  The Thanksgiving enforcement operation runs from midnight (0001hours) 11/21/11 and concludes at midnight (2400) on Sunday, 11/25/12.

 

   Troopers are patroling all roads and highways across Connecticut and continue to focus on drunk driving violations and are targeting aggressive drivers.

 

   Sobriety checkpoints and targeted DUI patrols will be in place over the entire weekend.

 

   State Police will continue this preventive enforcement effort until the end of the entire 2012 Holiday season.  

 

   The following stats from the Connecticut State Police cover the time period starting at midnight on 11/21/12 until midnight on 11/25/12.

 

SPEEDING Arrests: 1,611

SEATBELT Arrests: 85 

OTHER HAZARDOUS MOVING VIOLATION Arrests: 3,041

(including unsafe lane change, following too close, cell phone usage, failure to signal, etc.)

 

DUI ARRESTS: 62

 

ACCIDENTS Investigated:  410

With injury:  59

Fatals:  3 (I-691 in Southington; Route 8 in Beacon Falls; I-91 in North Haven)

 

Calls For State Police Service:  10,469



TROOPERS WILL CONTINUE ENFORCEMENT THROUGH THE 2012 HOLIDAY SEASON.

 

2011 STATS
Speeding: 1,376  

Seatbelt: 417   

Hazardous Moving Violations: 2,745   

DUI: 65

Accidents: 389

With injury: 50  
Fatal: 2

 

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Lt. J. Paul Vance

 

 





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