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CSP: 2022 Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Statistics

By Connecticut State Police

(November 24, 2022)—The Connecticut State Police had 1,856 calls for service, assisted 97 motorists, responded to 124 accidents, made 6 DUI arrests, and issued 81 citations for speeding. We issued 176 infractions for violations (to include: seat belt, 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 Thursday, November 24, 2022.

Following are the 2021 Thanksgiving traffic stats:

Calls for Service: 7,500
Speeding Violations: 501
Seat belt 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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