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State Police Release Pre-Labor Day Weekend Stats

Connecticut State Police Pre-Labor Day Weekend Enforcement

Troopers patrolled the highways and roads in Connecticut over this 2015 Pre-Labor Day Weekend.  During this enforcement operation troopers utilized both traditional and non-traditional patrol cars.  The enforcement project began at 12:01 a.m. on 08/27/15 and will run through 11:59 p.m. on 09/02/15. 

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 08/27/15 through 09/02/15 at 11:59pm.

SPEEDING:      2,724

SEATBELT:      143

TOTAL OTHER MOVING VIOLATIONS:             5,660  

(To include, but not limited to Unsafe Lane Change, Following Too Closely, Cell Phone, Texting) 

DUI ARRESTS: 44

ACCIDENTS

Investigated: 653  

With injury: 83     

Fatal:  1 - 8/28 on Rte 9 in Haddam        

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