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Connecticut State Police Labor Day Weekend Enforcement




STATE OF CONNECTICUT
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Connecticut State Police Patch
Dr. Dora B. Schriro
Commissioner
Colonel Alaric J. Fox
Deputy Commissioner
Division of State Police
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 6, 2016
Connecticut State Police Labor Day Weekend Enforcement
 

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.

                       Speeding                                              1699

Seatbelt                                                            165

                       Other hazardous moving violations     3552

(to include unsafe lane change, following too closely, cell phone, Texting, etc.) 

DUI arrests                                          51

Accidents

investigated                              283

with injury                               43  

fatal                                         0

2015 Labor Day Weekend Enforcement Stats 9/4/15-9/7/15:

Speeding                                                1930                      

Seatbelt                                                 98                          

Hazardous Moving Violations          4132

DWI Arrests                                          45          

Accidents                                             

investigated                          336                        

with injury                             58                          

fatal                                       3
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