despp: Connecticut State Police Labor Day Weekend Enforcement
2017

Connecticut State Police Labor Day Weekend Enforcement


 
{Connecticut State Police Patch}

Dr. Dora B. Schriro
Commissioner
Colonel Alaric J. Fox
Deputy Commissioner
Division of State Police
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 6, 2017

CONNECTICUT STATE POLICE

LABOR DAY WEEKEND ENFORCEMENT


Middletown, CT. (September 6, 2017): Connecticut State Troopers were patrolling highways and roads in Connecticut over the 2017 Labor Day weekend. 

During this enforcement period Troopers utilized both traditional and non-traditional patrol cars.  The enforcement period started at 12:01 a.m. on 09/01/17 and ran until 11:59 p.m. on 09/05/17. 

Troopers were focused on drunken driving violations, aggressive drivers, distracted drivers and speeding.  Sobriety checkpoints and targeted DUI patrols were also in place over the entire weekend.

 

These State Police stats cover the time period starting on September 1, 2017 at 12:01 a.m. to September 5, 2017 at 11:59 p.m.:

               

SPEEDING: 1189   

SEAT BELT VIOLATIONS: 46   

TOTAL MOVING VIOLATIONS: 2764   

(to include unsafe lane change, Following Too Closely, Cell Phone, Texting, etc.) 

DUI ARRESTS: 47     

ACCIDENTS

Investigated: 529      

With injury: 78     

Fatal: 1


2016 Labor Day Weekend Enforcement Stats:

Speeding:   1699

Seatbelt violations:  165

Total moving Violations:   3,552

                (These include unsafe lane change, following too closely, cellphone/texting, etc.)

DUI Arrests:          51

Accidents:                                            

  Investigated:      283        

  With injury:        43

  Fatal:   0


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