Connecticut State Police will be stepping up patrols for the holiday weekend.
On Thursday, Connecticut State Police said they are reminding drivers that “combining careful planning with sensible driving will lead to a safer holiday as they travel to holiday celebrations.”
Many drivers will be hitting the roads this weekend, ahead of the New Year’s celebrations.
Troopers will be out in full force to keep drivers safe, while also conducting field sobriety checkpoints starting on Friday, Dec. 29. Those checkpoints will continue through New Year’s Day.
State police are also offering tips to stay safe on the roads:
Drivers are also reminded to plan their trips with care:
"Your cooperation is critical to ensuring the well-being of all who are driving our highways and roads throughout the New Year’s weekend. Whenever you get behind the wheel, safety must be your top priority," police said.
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