Posts Tagged ‘ drunk driving ’

Adinolfi’s Proposal to increase penalties on drunk drivers moves forward

April 6, 2016
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State Rep. Alfred C. Adinolfi (R-Cheshire, Southington)

HARTFORD– State Rep. Al Adinolfi’s (R-103) bill proposal to increase penalties on drunk drivers with children in the car was unanimously voted out of the Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. “I am proud that we came to a bipartisan agreement on this very important piece of legislation,” Adinolfi said in a press release after Wednesday’s Judiciary…

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Police stop drunken driver

February 4, 2016
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Drinking and driving - Photo by Praisaeng

Southington police tracked down a drunken driver on West Center Street Extension after receiving reports of an erratic driver on state and local roads. At approximately 9:46 p.m. on Jan. 29, police received a report of an erratic driver starting on I-84 and going through several local streets in Southington. The witness reported that a vehicle…

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Driver involved in single car accident in late January charged with DUI

February 21, 2014
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Southington Police have charged the driver involved in a January 25 single car accident that led to the operator and three passengers being transported to the hospital with drinking and driving. On January 25, police were called to a single car accident on Curtiss Street, involving a car that collided with the front steps of…

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Students warned of distracted driving

May 25, 2013
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Rob Glidden
A demolished car was placed in the Southington High School parking lot to serve a silent reminder to warn students about the dangers of texting and driving.

By Rob Glidden Staff  Writer Southington High School’s senior class was given a dire warning about the dangers of distracted driving, during an assembly that was put together by community volunteers. Usually done shortly before the senior prom, warning students about the risks of drunk driving is something of a tradition at high schools. However,…

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Run Like MADD event set for Saturday

April 24, 2013
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By Ed Harris Editor Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) will host a Walk Like MADD event originating at the town green this weekend. The walk is a 5K event that raises funds for victim services and awareness of drunk driving. This is the second year the event will take place in town. “Our walk in…

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Walk Like MADD event to take place in town this Saturday

April 17, 2013
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By Ed HarrisEditor   Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) will host a Walk Like MADD event originating at the town green this weekend. The walk is a 5K event that raises funds for victim services and awareness of drunk driving. This is the second year the event will take place in town. “Our walk in…

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