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CSP: 2022 Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Statistics

By Connecticut State Police.

(November 26, 2022)—The Connecticut State Police had 4,303 calls for service, assisted 198 motorists, responded to 240 accidents (2 serious, New Britain and Glastonbury, 1 fatal, Wallingford), made 24 DUI arrests, and issued 176 citations for speeding. We issued 545 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 26, 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
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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