Keep The Roads Safe This Holiday Weekend

This article was published on: 01/1/16 8:36 PM by Curt


Through 11 a.m. this morning, the following are the State Police New Year’s holiday enforcement stats. This enforcement operation will run until 11:59 p.m. on 1/3/16. Accidents: 94 with injury: 4 fatality: 1 – Rte 15 nb x68

DUI arrests: 17 Speeding: 257 Seatbelt: 9 Hazardous Moving violations (to include following too close, distracted driving, cell phones, etc.): 631

This State Police enforcement effort will continue through the New Year’s holiday weekend. Troopers will continue to conduct enforcement patrols throughout the state on both highways and secondary roads. In addition, sobriety checkpoints will be set up in an effort to deter anyone from the consumption of alcohol and driving as we celebrate the New Year. If anyone sees a suspected drunk driver, or dangerous driver, please call 911 and immediately report it.

2014-2015 Statistics (12/30/14-1/2/15): Accidents: 158 with injury: 28 fatality: 0

DUI arrests: 38 Speeding: 726 Seatbelts: 22 Hazardous moving violations: 1,593

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