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CSP: 2022 Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Statistics

By Connecticut State Police.

The Connecticut State Police had 2,875 calls for service, assisted 158 motorists, responded to 166 accidents (2 serious, New Britain and Glastonbury), made 12 DUI arrests, and issued 112 citations for speeding. We issued 299 infractions for violations (to include: seatbelt, unsafe lane change, following too closely, move over, distracted driving, etc). These are reflective of the time period starting at 12:00 a.m. on Wednesday, November 23, 2022, to 7:00 a.m. on Friday, November 25, 2022.

Following are the 2021 Thanksgiving traffic stats: Calls for Service: 7,500
Speeding Violations: 501
Seatbelt Violations: 118
Other Hazardous Violations: 559 (to include unsafe lane change, following too closely, cell phone usage, etc.)
DUI Arrests: 50
Accidents Investigated: 543
With Reported Injuries: 46
Serious Injuries: 0
Fatalities: 1

Following are the 2020 Thanksgiving stats (when many residents stayed home due to Covid-19):
Calls for Service: 7,181
SPEEDING violations: 211
SEATBELT violations: 106
OTHER HAZARDOUS violations: 775 (to include unsafe lane change, following too closely, cell phone usage, texting, failure to signal, etc.)
DUI arrests: 29
ACCIDENTS investigated: 376
w/injury: 52
fatalities: 7

Following are the 2019 Thanksgiving stats: Calls for Service: 7,205
SPEEDING violations: 385
SEATBELT violations: 20
OTHER HAZARDOUS violations: 1,257 (to include unsafe lane change, following too closely, cell phone usage, texting, failure to signal, etc.)
DUI arrests: 52
ACCIDENTS investigated: 593
w/ injury: 61
fatalities: 2

 

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