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Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
 
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 6, 2011

FINAL

2011 Labor Day Weekend Connecticut State Police

Accident/Enforcement Statistics

During this holiday weekend the Connecticut State Police are anticipating heavier than normal weekend traffic.  The State Police will be utilizing aircraft, unmarked patrol vehicles, and additional manpower to increase the public safety to the highways and secondary roads of our state.

For the purposes of reporting the statistics for this holiday weekend the “weekend” will begin on Friday 09/02/2011 at 12:01 A.M. thru Monday 09/05/2011 at 11:59 P.M..

As of the writing of this release (see the date and time above)

-the enforcement action that has taken place by State Police:

·        ____1249____         speeding

·        ___101______         seat belt violations

·        ___2045_____         other  violations

·        ____49______         driving while under the influence

-the motor vehicle accidents that have occurred:

·        __300_____             total accidents

·        ____14____             with injury

·        ___1______             fatal accidents   2 deaths

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Lt. J. Paul Vance