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Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Arrests Down Over 2012

HARTFORD (AP) — Connecticut State Police say most motor vehicle violations over the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend were down from last year.

State Police said on Monday that troopers arrested 1,134 motorists for alleged speeding, 43 who were accused of driving under the influence and investigated 562 accidents, which included one fatality.

Last year, State Police made 1,611 arrests for speeding and 62 for driving under the influence. Two deaths were reported among 412 accidents.

State Police say they will continue traffic enforcement until the end of the holiday season.

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