despp: State Police Release Final Traffic Stats for 2013 Labor Day Holiday Weekend
2013

{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: 
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Reuben Bradford
Commissioner
Colonel Danny R. Stebbins
Deputy Commissioner
Division of State Police
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 1, 2013

 

STATE POLICE RELEASE FINAL STATS FOR
2013 LABOR DAY WEEKEND

 

   During this holiday weekend, the Connecticut State Police anticipated heavier than normal weekend traffic.  The State Police utilized unmarked and marked patrol vehicles, as  well as additional manpower, to increase public safety on the highways and secondary roads of our state.

 

   For the purposes of reporting the statistics for this holiday weekend, the “weekend” began on Friday, 08/30/2013, at 12:01 a.m. and ran through Monday, 9/02/2013, at 11:59 p.m.

 

   The total Labor Day Weekend enforcement:

 

   1,513 speeding violations

   237 seat belt violations

   3,513 other violations (hazardous moving, cell phone usage, etc.)

   50 arrests for driving under the influence
   

Motor vehicle accidents that occurred:

   259 total accidents
      44 with injury
      3 fatalities 

Enforcement efforts will continue as children head back to school.

 

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Lt. J. Paul Vance





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