State police warn against drunken driving for Super Bowl weekend

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State police are warning against drunken driving this Super Bowl weekend.

They call this Sunday one of the most dangerous days on the road when it comes to impaired drivers. They urge people to obey the speed limit and to buckle up when in the car.

State police say they issued more than 500 tickets along Connecticut roads last Super Bowl Sunday. Ten drivers were arrested for DUI.

Police say anyone who is too drunk to drive should call a designated driver or cab. Anyone who is sober should be on alert for inebriated drivers.

Lionel Shipp, an Uber driver, says he and others could make between $30 and $40 an hour on Sunday.

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