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Connecticut State Police Patch STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 30, 2009
**  FINAL STATS  **
CONNECTICUT STATE TROOPERS
THANKSGIVING WEEKEND ENFORCEMENT

   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 Troopers 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 11/25/09 to 11/29/09 midnight.

SPEEDING Arrests - 1528

SEATBELT Arrests - 769

OTHER HAZARDOUS MOVING VIOLATIONS Arrests3,092 (Including unsafe lane cahnge, following too closely, cell phone usage, failure to signal, etc.)

DUI ARRESTS--59

ACCIDENTS Investigated - 376     WITH INJURY ----46   

FATAL ACCIDENTS - 5 with 6 deaths (RT 12 Lisbon, Rt 20 Hartland, RT 34 Oxford, & I-395 exit #88, I-395 Moosup Road overpass )

Stats for 2008

Speeding - 1387 

Seatbelt - 725 

Hazardous Moving - 1460 

DUI - 76 

Accidents - 456

Accidents with injury - 77

Fatal Accidents - 1

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