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CONNECTICUT STATE POLICE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND ENFORCEMENT




STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Emergency Services &
Public Protection
Connecticut State Police
Public Information Office
 
Connecticut State Police Patch
Dr. Dora B. Schriro
Commissioner
Colonel George Battle
Deputy Commissioner
Division of State Police
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 30, 2018

CONNECTICUT STATE POLICE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND ENFORCEMENT

    Middletown, CT. (May 29, 2018): Connecticut State Troopers are patrolling highways and roads in Connecticut over this 2018 Memorial Day weekend. 

    During this enforcement period troopers utilized both traditional and non-traditional patrol cars while conducting roving DUI and enforcement patrols. The increased enforcement period ran from 12:01 a.m. May 25, 2018 through 11:59 p.m. on May 29, 2018. 

    Troopers focused on drunken driving violations, aggressive drivers, distracted drivers and speeding. Sobriety checkpoints and targeted DUI patrols were also in place over the entire weekend.

These State Police stats cover the time period starting at midnight on May 25, 2018 to May 28, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

          

SPEEDING                                                      909

SEATBELT                                                      396

OTHER MOVING VIOLATIONS                   2708

(to include Unsafe Lane Change, Following Too Closely, Cell Phone, Texting, etc.) 

DUI ARRESTS                                                38

ACCIDENTS

Investigated                                         313  

With injury                                          62 

Fatal                                                     1 (Rte. 15 exit 67 Meriden)

2017 Memorial Day Weekend Enforcement Stats:

Speeding:                     719

Seatbelt:                       668

Other moving Violations:         2658

            (These include unsafe lane change, following too closely, cellphone/texting, etc.)

DUI Arrests:                31

Crashes:                                  

  Investigated:              302     

  With injury:               48

  Fatal:                          2


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