Connecticut State Police Labor Day Weekend Enforcement
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Emergency Services &
Connecticut State Police
Public Information Office
|Dr. Dora B. Schriro|
Colonel Alaric J. Fox
Division of State Police
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE|
Middletown, CT. (September 4, 2016): Troopers continued to patrol the highways and roads in Connecticut over this 2016 Labor Day weekend.
During this enforcement operation troopers are utilized both traditional and non-traditional state police vehicles. The enforcement project started at 12:01 a.m. on 9/2/16 and ran through 11:59 p.m. on 9/5/16.
Troopers focused on drunken driving violations, aggressive drivers, distracted drivers and speeding. Sobriety checkpoints and targeted DUI patrols were in place over the entire weekend.
These State Police stats cover the time period starting at midnight on 9/2/16 and ending at 11:59 p.m. on 9/5/16.
Other hazardous moving violations 3552
(to include unsafe lane change, following too closely, cell phone, Texting, etc.)
DUI arrests 51
with injury 43
2015 Labor Day Weekend Enforcement Stats 9/4/15-9/7/15:
Hazardous Moving Violations 4132
DWI Arrests 45
with injury 58fatal 3
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