|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Connecticut State Police plan to be very active on all highways and roads in the State of
To accomplish this enforcement task, uniformed State Troopers will use our unmarked non-traditional patrol cars (intrepids, impalas, and cameros), regular marked patrol cars and the State Police Aviation Unit. Traffic on New Years Eve is expected to be moderate to heavy during the evening hours of New Years Eve.
Last year (2005) during the New Years
TOTAL ACCIDENTS 425 ENFORCEMENT TOTAL 1387
Fatal Crashes 0 Speeding 663
Injury Crashes 56 Seatbelt 132
Other Arrests 590
Drunk Driving arrests 35
The 2006 New Years Holiday enforcement effort can be enhanced by motorists who report suspected drunk driver to police. Motorists are reminded if you see a suspect drunk driver report it that to law enforcement immediately. Help us keep the roads and highways safe.
Lt. J. Paul Vance