Tesuque Community Report, 2008

Demographics

An updated licensed driver count is not available for Tesuque for 2008. The total number of crashes in 2008 was 17.

General Crash Information

From 2003 to 2007 the number of crashes has shown a downward trend. Fatal and injury crashes have shown no trend from 1999 to 2008. Belt usage (as a percentage) has not changed from last year, while belt usage in crashes involving visible and incapacitating injuries has also not changed.

Alcohol-related Crash Information

Information about alcohol-involved crashes is included in all sections of this report. Of the 12 people convicted of DWI in Tesuque, 67 percent were first-time DWI convictions (number of first convictions 8 divided by the total number of people convicted 12 times 100). The corresponding percent for the state is 68.

Crash Specifics

Crashes involving Fixed objects was the most common class, accounting for 65 percent of all crashes. Passenger cars were the vehicle type most often involved in crashes, accounting for 38 percent of all vehicles in crashes. Pickups accounted for 33 percent of vehicles involved in crashes. Together these two vehicle types comprised 80 percent of the vehicles involved in injury crashes. The three most common top contributing factors were Driver inattention, Other and Alcohol involvement. There were no fatal crashes in 2008.

People in Crashes

Overall, males were 72 percent of drivers in crashes. They account for 50 percent of licensed drivers in Tesuque. No pedestrians were involved in crashes in 2008. In 2008, no 'Teenagers' or Young Adults were killed in crashes in Tesuque.

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




Passenger Vehicle Seatbelt Usage and Injuries in Tesuque, 2008 - 2006
Injury Level 2008 2007 2006
Total No Belt Total No Belt Total No Belt
 Killed 0        0        0        0        1        1       
 Incapacitating injury 0        0        1        0        0        0       
 Visible injury 2        0        0        0        5        0       
 Complaint of injury 9        0        1        0        15        0       
 Unhurt 12        0        11        0        24        0       
 Total 23        0        13        0        45        1       

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


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


Crashes in Tesuque by Class, 2008
Classes Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Other vehicle 4       24         0       0         2       0       4      
Fixed object 11       65         0       0         6       0       7      
Animal 2       12         0       0         0       0       0      
Total 17       100         0       0         8       0       11      

Crashes in Tesuque by Vehicle Type, 2008
Vehicle Type Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Passenger car 8       38         0       0         3       0       4      
Pickup 7       33         0       0         5       0       4      
Semi 1       5         0       0         0       0       0      
Van/4 WD 3       14         0       0         2       0       3      
Unknown 2       10         0       0         0       0       0      
Total 21       100         0       0         10       0       11      


Crashes in Tesuque by Top Contributing Factor, 2008
Contributing Factor Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Alcohol involvement 4       24         0       0         3       0       6      
Failing to yield 1       6         0       0         0       0       0      
Excessive speed 2       12         0       0         0       0       0      
Mechanical defect 1       6         0       0         1       0       1      
Driver inattention 5       29         0       0         3       0       3      
Other 4       24         0       0         1       0       1      
Total 17       100         0       0         8       0       11      






People in Crashes by Age and Sex in Tesuque, 2008






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








Drivers in Crashes by Age and Sex in Tesuque, 2008







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



"Teenagers" and Young Adults in Crashes in Tesuque by Vehicle Type, 2008
Vehicle "Teenage" Drivers   Young Adult Drivers
Total Fatal Injury   Total Fatal Injury
Passenger car 1         0         1           2         0         0        
Pickup 0         0         0           1         0         1        
Total 1         0         1           3         0         1        


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