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Connecticut State Police cracks down on aggressive drivers

December 22, 2018

After receiving various calls about aggressive driving complaints, Connecticut State Police took to Interstate 84 on Thursday and issued more than 400 citations to drivers.

“Our Traffic Service Unit is probably one of the best in the nation,” state police said Friday. “We take our job seriously when it comes to the safety of our Connecticut motorists.”

Bright and early Thursday morning, troopers headed to I-84 in Troop A, Troop H and Troop C territory to address aggressive driving complaints.

The TSU and additional units from the three specific troops issued 449 citations for violations including reckless driving, speeding, cellphone violations and various hazardous driving behavior, state police said.

“We will continue to work to make sure that each and every one of you on the roads makes it back safely to your family and friends,” the agency said.

On Dec. 7, troopers were out in full force in the area of I-84 in the Danbury area — also for complaints about aggressive driving.

The state police Aviation Unit took out a helicopter and worked with troopers on the ground to pull over drivers in violation of state laws.

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