Corrales Community Report, 2008

Demographics

In 2008, there were 8,005 licensed drivers in Corrales. Of these, there were 4,135 females and 3,870 males. The population of Corrales was 7,787. The total number of crashes in 2008 was 61, yielding a crash rate of 8 per thousand people (total number of crashes 61 divided by total population 7,787 times 1,000). The corresponding rate for the state was 23 per thousand people.

General Crash Information

From 2006 to 2008 the number of crashes has shown a downward trend. Fatal and injury crashes have shown an upward trend from 1999 to 2004. Belt usage (as a percentage) has not changed from last year, and belt usage in crashes involving visible and incapacitating injuries has also not changed. There were no fatalities in the 7 intersections with the most crashes in 2008. Of these intersections, six involved Corrales Rd.

Alcohol-related Crash Information

Information about alcohol-involved crashes is included in all sections of this report. Of the 18 people convicted of DWI in Corrales, 67 percent were first-time DWI convictions (number of first convictions 12 divided by the total number of people convicted 18 times 100). The corresponding percent for the state is 68.

Crash Specifics

Crashes involving Other vehicles was the most common class, accounting for 67 percent of all crashes. Passenger cars were the vehicle type most often involved in crashes, accounting for 54 percent of all vehicles in crashes. Pickups accounted for 21 percent of vehicles involved in crashes. Together these two vehicle types comprised 73 percent of the vehicles involved in injury crashes. The most common top contributing factors were Following too close, Driver inattention, Excessive speed and Alcohol involvement. There were no fatal crashes in 2008.

People in Crashes

Overall, males were 50 percent of drivers in crashes. They account for 48 percent of licensed drivers in Corrales. One pedestrian was involved in a crash in 2008. In 2008, no 'Teenagers' or Young Adults were killed in crashes in Corrales. Statewide 14 percent of alcohol-involved drivers were under 21; in Corrales 20 percent (1 of 5) were under 21.

Note: The 1999 crash file contains 15% fewer crashes than the 1998 file. This may be due to problems implementing the new system after the old system failed, or to under reporting. Care should be used in interpreting differences between 1999 and other years in this report.


  • Location of arrest/conviction was determined by police agency/court location, not driver residence.
  • Crashes and drivers were counted by the city of occurrence/residence.
  • Population was counted according to the Census definition.
         The city population data is from the most current 2008 estimates.
  • Young adults are people between the ages of 20 and 24.
  • 'Teenagers' are people between the ages of 15 and 19.
  • Tables only include variable values for which there are data.





Crashes in Corrales
by Alcohol Involvement
Fatal and Injury Crashes in Corrales
by Alcohol Involvement
   




Passenger Vehicle Seatbelt Usage and Injuries in Corrales, 2008 - 2006
Injury Level 2008 2007 2006
Total No Belt Total No Belt Total No Belt
 Killed 0        0        0        0        0        0       
 Incapacitating injury 1        0        3        0        2        1       
 Visible injury 7        0        4        0        5        0       
 Complaint of injury 16        0        25        0        21        0       
 Unhurt 98        0        108        0        148        0       
 Total 122        0        140        0        176        1       


The Seven Intersections in Corrales with the Most Crashes, 2008
Intersection Crashes People
Total Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Angus Rd @ Corrales Rd 2         0         0         0         0        
Applewood Rd @ Corrales Rd 3         0         2         0         2        
Coronado Rd @ Corrales Rd 3         0         2         0         2        
Corrales Rd @ La Entrada 3         0         1         0         1        
Corrales Rd @ Meadow Lark Ln 2         0         1         0         1        
Corrales Rd @ Target Rd 2         0         0         0         0        
Corrales Rd NM 448 @ Perea Rd 2         0         1         0         1        

Lifetime DWI convictions for Drivers
Convicted of DWI Violations in Corrales, 2008
Convictions Since 2004 Since 1984
 1st   12             12          
 2nd   6             3          
 3rd   0             3          
 4th   0             0          
 5th   0             0          
 6th   0             0          
 7th   0             0          
 8th   0             0          
 9th   0             0          
 10 or more   0             0          
 Total   18             18          
   Convictions are counts of people
convicted of DWI by 7/2009 for
violations in 2008 in Corrales.
Convictions are not comparable
to arrests.


DWI Arrests in Corrales
Showing First Arrest and Repeat Offenders
Crashes in Corrales
by Hour and Alcohol Involvement
   


Crashes in Corrales by Class, 2008
Classes Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Other vehicle 41       67         0       0         17       0       20      
Pedestrian 1       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Fixed object 14       23         0       0         6       0       8      
Parked vehicle 1       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Overturn 2       3         0       0         2       0       2      
Pedalcyclist 1       2         0       0         1       0       1      
Animal 1       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Total 61       100         0       0         26       0       31      

Crashes in Corrales by Vehicle Type, 2008
Vehicle Type Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Passenger car 60       54         0       0         29       0       19      
Pickup 23       21         0       0         7       0       3      
Semi 1       1         0       0         0       0       0      
Motorcycle 4       4         0       0         4       0       4      
Pedalcyclist 1       1         0       0         1       0       1      
Pedestrian 1       1         0       0         0       0       0      
Van/4 WD 14       13         0       0         7       0       3      
Other 3       3         0       0         0       0       0      
Unknown 4       4         0       0         1       0       1      
Total 111       100         0       0         49       0       31      


Crashes in Corrales by Top Contributing Factor, 2008
Contributing Factor Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Alcohol involvement 8       13         0       0         4       0       4      
Red light running 1       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Failing to yield 4       7         0       0         1       0       1      
Excessive speed 8       13         0       0         5       0       8      
Following too close 21       34         0       0         10       0       10      
Improper turning 3       5         0       0         0       0       0      
Improper overtaking 1       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Driver inattention 9       15         0       0         5       0       7      
Other 6       10         0       0         1       0       1      
Total 61       100         0       0         26       0       31      




People in Crashes by Age and Sex in Corrales, 2008


People in Alcohol-Involved Crashes by Age and Sex in Corrales, 2008




Drivers in Crashes by Age and Sex in Corrales, 2008


Drivers in Alcohol-Involved Crashes by Age and Sex in Corrales, 2008



Pedestrians in Crashes in Corrales
by Pedestrian Alcohol Involvement
Pedestrians in Crashes in Corrales
by Age Group
   


"Teenagers" and Young Adults in Crashes in Corrales by Vehicle Type, 2008
Vehicle "Teenage" Drivers   Young Adult Drivers
Total Fatal Injury   Total Fatal Injury
Passenger car 10         0         7           4         0         2        
Pickup 2         0         1           3         0         1        
Motorcycle 1         0         1           0         0         0        
Pedalcyclist 0         0         0           1         0         1        
Van/4 WD 1         0         1           0         0         0        
Unknown 0         0         0           1         0         1        
Total 14         0         10           9         0         5        


"Teenagers" and Young Adults Killed or Injured in Crashes
by Year in Corrales, 1999-2008
Year "Teenagers"   Young Adults
All Crashes Alcohol Crashes   All Crashes Alcohol Crashes
Killed Injured Killed Injured   Killed Injured Killed Injured
2008 0       10       0       0         0       2       0       1      
2007 0       0       0       0         0       3       0       0      
2006 0       4       0       0         0       4       0       0      
2005 0       6       0       1         0       1       0       0      
2004 0       9       0       4         0       3       0       0      
2003 0       6       0       0         0       3       0       1      
2002 0       5       0       0         0       3       0       1      
2001 0       3       0       0         0       1       0       1      
2000 0       7       0       4         0       0       0       0      
1999 0       5       0       1         0       1       0       0