despp: Final Traffic Stats for the 2014 Memorial Day Weekend
2014

{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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Dr. Dora B. Schriro
Commissioner
Colonel Danny R. Stebbins
Deputy Commissioner
Division of State Police
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 27, 2014

 

                           2014 STATE POLICE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND FINAL STATS

   Troopers patrolled the highways and roads in Connecticut over this 2014 Memorial Day Weekend. During this enforcement operation, Troopers utilized both traditional and nontraditional patrol cars. The enforcement project started 0001 hours 5/23/14 and ran to 05/26/14 at midnight. Traffic over the entire weekend was moderate to heavy.

 

   FINAL STATS FROM 5/23/14 to 5/26/14 midnight.

 

   Troopers investigated:   301 motor vehicle accidents

                                     54 accidents with reported injury 

          0 fatal accidents

 

   Over the 2014 Memorial Day Holiday Weekend Troopers issued the following:
    

Speeding Violations: 1,248

Seat belt Violations: 954

Hazardous Moving Violations: 4,142

Arrested for DWI: 54

 

   State Police across Connecticut will continue this enforcement operation over the summer months.

 

   Motorists are reminded to continue to voluntarily obey all rules of the road and report any suspected drunk driver to police, as this is a true emergency.

 

   2013 Memorial Day Weekend Enforcement stats: 281 accidents,  2 fatal accidents, 1,941 Speeding violations, 718 seatbelt violations,4,294 Hazardous moving violations, 57 DUI arrests.


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Lt. J. Paul Vance





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