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State Police Update Tailgaiting Numbers

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Middletown, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) – State police have issued an update on their anti-tailgating detail taking place this month.

As of today, troopers had issued 318 tickets and 40 warnings.

The operation has been dubbed Operation Stop Tailgaiting You’re Too Close.

Troopers are targeting in particular Interstates 84, 91,95, and 691.

They are also focusing on Routes 8,9, and 15.

The purpose of the operation, according to police, is to educate motorists about safe driving distances an an effort to reduce rear end collisions.

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