Connecticut State Police Release Christmas Holiday Road Stats

This article was published on: 12/28/17 1:39 AM by Mike Minarsky

The Connecticut State Police release patrol stats for every major holiday and the Christmas holiday is no exception. They include road statistics from last year over this year. These State Police stats cover the time period starting at 12:01 a.m. on 12/22/17 to 12/26/17 11:59 p.m.  As you will see, every category is down this year over 2016.

SPEEDING violations: 2017: 465 2016: 579

SEATBELT violations: 2017: 13 2016: 50

All moving violations:   (to include unsafe lane change, following too closely, cell phone usage, texting, failure to signal, etc.) 2017: 1104 2016: 1,596

DUI arrests: 2017: 28 2016: 47

ACCIDENTS: 528 2017: 521 2016: 528

Motorist Assists: 2017: 409 2016: 436 (flat tires, broken down and disabled vehicles)

Total calls for service: 2017: 6737 2016: 8,046

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