Friday, November 29, 2013

Connecticut State Police release holiday enforcement stats, arrests, tickets


  CONNECTICUT STATE POLICE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY ENFORCEMENT
 
This is a press release, unedited here:
 
 
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-- 4246


Holiday enforcment operation continues thru the weekend
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2012 STATS  Speeding 1611 Seatbelt 85  Hazardous Moving 2745 DUI 62  Accidents 410 with injury 59 Fatals 2

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