despp: State Police Thanksgiving Traffic Stats
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: 
860-685-8230
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Reuben Bradford
Commissioner
Colonel Danny R. Stebbins
Deputy Commissioner
Division of State Police
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 29, 2013

 

                                                                       STATS

                                                    CONNECTICUT STATE POLICE

                                           THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY ENFORCEMENT

 

   Connecticut State Troopers supplemented the normal patrol force with additional State Troopers over the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend.

 

   Troopers patrolled all roads and highways across Connecticut and focused on drunk driving violations and targeted aggressive drivers.

 

   Sobriety checkpoints and targeted DUI patrols were in place over the entire weekend. State Police will continue this preventive enforcement effort until the end of the Holiday season.  

 

   These State Police stats cover the time period starting at midnight on 11/27/13 to 12/01/13 midnight.

 

SPEEDING Arrests:   319

 

SEATBELT Arrests:  55

 

OTHER HAZARDOUS MOVING VIOLATIONS Arrests:  660

To include: UNSAFE LANE CHANGE,FOLLOW TOO CLOSE,CELL PHONE USE, FAIL TO SIGNAL ETC.

 

DUI ARRESTS:   20

 

ACCIDENTS Investigated:  210    WITH INJURY:  26       FATALS:  1


Total Calls for Service:  4,246

Holiday enforcement operation continues throughout the weekend.

 

 

2012 STATS

Speeding: 1611 

Seatbelt: 85 

Hazardous Moving: 2,745 

DUI: 62 

Accidents: 410 with injury: 59 Fatals: 2

 

 

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