NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – Connecticut State Police have released their 2023 Labor Day Weekend Enforcement Stats.

Before the holiday weekend, troopers reminded residents to avoid driving under the influence of alcohol or cannabis. They also told residents that there would be patrols planned throughout the weekend.

According to Connecticut State Police, there were 5,196 calls for service between midnight Sept. 1 through 11:59 p.m. Sept. 4.

2023 Labor Day Weekend Enforcement Stats | Connecticut State Police

  • Total violations (including unsafe lane change, following too closely, cell phone, texting, speeding, seatbelt, etc.): 678
    • Speeding: 653
    • Seatbelt: 6
    • DUI arrests: 25
    • Motor Vehicle accidents: 313
    • Motor Vehicle accidents with injury: 36
    • Fatalities: 2