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More Traffic, More Police DUI Patrols This Labor Day Weekend

State and local police will increase DUI enforcement patrols over the holiday weekend. Here's where you'll find an increased police presence.

A Press Release from Connecticut State Police

With Labor Day 2013 travel volume expected to increase over last year, Connecticut State Police are reminding motorists to expect heavy traffic, exercise caution, and allow extra time to reach their destination. It is estimated that the number of people traveling by automobile for the holiday period will increase in New England compared to last year.

Connecticut State Troopers will be concentrating on enforcement of drunken driving, speeding, safety belt, and distracted driving laws during the entire Labor Day Weekend. Troopers will utilize both traditional and nontraditional patrol vehicles on patrol searching for reckless and intoxicated drivers. Troopers will man sobriety checkpoints and targeted patrols to intercept drunk drivers.  State Police Colonel Danny R. Stebbins said, “Our Troopers will do their part to enhance the safety of all on the roads and highways of Connecticut.”

State Police Troop E

08/30/13 Roving Patrols: Routes 2, 2A, 12, 164, 165, 214, Interstates 95 and 395 in East Lyme, Griswold, Groton, Lisbon, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Preston, Stonington and Waterford

08/31/13 Roving Patrols: Routes 2, 2A, 12, 164, 165, 214, Interstates 95 and 395 in East Lyme, Griswold, Groton, Lisbon, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Preston, Stonington and Waterford 

09/01/13 Roving Patrols: Routes 2, 2A, 12, 164, 165, 214, Interstates 95 and 395 in East Lyme, Griswold, Groton, Lisbon, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Preston, Stonington and Waterford 

09/02/13 Roving Patrols: Routes 2, 2A, 12, 164, 165, 214, Interstates 95 and 395 in East Lyme, Griswold, Groton, Lisbon, Montville, New London, North Stonington, Norwich, Preston, Stonington and Waterford

State Police Troop K 

08/30/13 Roving Patrols: Routes 2, 6 and 32 in Bozrah, Colchester, Lebanon, Franklin, and Salem 

08/31/13 Roving Patrols: Route 2 in Colchester and Marlborough 

09/01/13 Roving Patrols: Routes 6, 44, 66, 85, 87, and 316 in Andover, Bolton, Hebron and Columbia 

09/02/13 Roving Patrols: Routes 2, 6 and 32 in Bozrah, Colchester, Lebanon, Franklin, and Salem 

State Police Troop F

08/30/13 Roving Patrols: Interstate 95 and Route 9 in Troop F patrol area

08/31/13 Roving Patrols: Interstate 95 & Route 9 in Troop F patrol area 

09/01/13 Roving Patrols: Route 9 in Troop F patrol area 

09/02/13 Roving Patrols: Interstate 95 in Troop F patrol area

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