Police departments throughout the state made 7,441 vehicle stops over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and made 156 drunk driving arrests, according to the Connecticut Police Chiefs Association.
Police departments throughout the state investigated 1,213 accidents from Wednesday through Sunday.
State police issued 1,204 speeding tickets over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, investigated 513 accidents and cited 3,160 motorists for moving violations.
The violations included unsafe lane changes, following too closely, talking on a cell phone, texting and failure to signal. Last year during the same time period, state police issued 3,538 hazardous moving...