State Police Release Enforcement Stats Through Saturday

MIDDLETOWN, CT (November 26, 2017): The Connecticut State Police are supplementing the normal patrol force with additional State Troopers throughout this Thanksgiving Holiday weekend. The increased patrols began at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, 11/22/2017, and will conclude at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday 11/26/2017. Troopers are patrolling the roads and highways across Connecticut focusing on drunken driving violations and aggressive drivers. These State Police stats cover the time period starting at midnight on 11/22/17 to 11/26/17 8:00 a.m.

SPEEDING violations:​​​866 SEATBELT violations: ​​​180 OTHER HAZARDOUS violations: ​2042 (to include unsafe lane change, following too closely, cell phone usage, texting, failure to signal, etc.) DUI arrests: ​​​​46​​​ ACCIDENTS investigated: ​​428 w/injury: ​​​​61​ fatality: ​​​​2 (11/22 Killingly & 11/25 Cromwell)​

These 2016 State Police stats cover the time period starting at midnight on 11/23/16 to 11/27/16 9:00 a.m: SPEEDING violations:​​​896 SEATBELT violations: ​​​311 OTHER HAZARDOUS violations: ​2503 (to include unsafe lane change, following too closely, cell phone usage, texting, failure to signal, etc.) DUI arrests: ​​​​51 ACCIDENTS investigated: ​​392 w/injury: ​​​42 fatality: ​​​​1