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Dec 022013
 

24098745_BG1You may have noticed more State Police out on the road over the Thanksgiving holiday. The CSP supplemented its regular patrols with additional troopers  as part of Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort).

The effort began Wednesday, Nov. 27 and ran through Sunday, Dec. 1 at midnight with police targeting drunken, aggressive and unsafe drivers.

Uniformed troopers used nontraditional patrol cars to observe traffic and issued tickets to reckless, distracted drivers.

Following are the Thanksgiving Statistics for 2013

  • Speeding: 1,134
  • Seatbelt: 170
  • Hazardous Moving: 2,548
  • DUI: 43
  • Accidents: 562
  • Accidents with injury: 92
  • Fatals: 1
  • Total Calls for Service: 10,426

Compare those numbers to the same time frame last year.

  • Speeding: 1,611
  • Seatbelt: 85
  • Hazardous moving: 2,745
  • DUI: 62
  • Accidents: 410
  • Accidents with injury: 59
  • Fatals: 2

 

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