178 automotive crashes with 16 reported accidents occurred between 12 a.m. on Christmas Eve and eight a.m. Christmas morning. There have been no reported fatalities, troopers mentioned.
HARTFORD, Conn. — State Police launched Saturday statistics from 2021 Christmas vacation site visitors.
The outcomes had been gathered between 12 a.m. on Christmas Eve and eight a.m. Christmas morning.
Throughout that interval, 178 automotive accidents with 16 reported accidents had been investigated. There have been no reported fatalities, in keeping with officers.
4 folks had been arrested for DUI, whereas 24 had been handed dashing tickets. Troopers responded to a complete of 1,452 requires service.
Earlier this week, State Police shared ideas for drivers touring over the vacations.
- Drive the pace restrict.
- Maintain a protected distance between your car and the one in entrance of you.
- Be certain that all passengers are carrying seatbelts.
- Sign when turning, altering lanes or taking an exit.
- Chorus from texting or utilizing your telephone.
- By no means devour alcoholic drinks, marijuana merchandise or medication, together with drugs that would influence driving, earlier than you get behind the wheel.
- Instantly cut back pace to an inexpensive degree under the posted pace restrict or transfer over one lane (when protected to take action) at any time when legislation enforcement, hearth vehicles, ambulances or tow vehicles are occupying a lane in compliance with the state’s “Transfer Over” legislation.
- Fill the gasoline tank previous to your journey.
- Totally cost your cellphone previous to leaving dwelling.
- Carry winter blankets, consuming water and snacks.
- Verify site visitors and climate situations earlier than leaving dwelling.
- Maintain a shovel and sand or salt within the trunk of your car.
For these in want of a trip:
The CTDOT’s Workplace of Freeway Security is teaming up with Uber to offer a $10 low cost code for residents. It may be used on Friday and Saturday nights for the remainder of the 12 months, which might be Dec. 24-25, and Dec. 31-Jan. 1.
The code, CTRIDESAFE, will solely work on these days from 5 p.m. to 4 a.m. . It may possibly solely be used as soon as per account and whereas funds for this system final.
Colchester (Troop Okay), Dec. 26 – DUI checkpoint on Route 16, between Cabin Street and Kmick Lane
Southbury/Oxford (Troop A), Dec. 27 – DUI checkpoint on the Southbury-Oxford city line
Have a narrative thought or one thing in your thoughts you need to share? We need to hear from you! Electronic mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org
HERE ARE MORE WAYS TO GET FOX61 NEWS
Obtain the FOX61 Information APP
iTunes: Click on here to obtain
Google Play: Click on here to obtain
Stream Stay on ROKU: Add the channel from the ROKU store or by looking FOX61.
Steam Stay on FIRE TV: Search ‘FOX61’ and click on ‘Get’ to obtain.