Bernalillo Community Report, 2009

Demographics

In 2009, there were 7,052 licensed drivers in Bernalillo. Of these, there were 3,540 females and 3,512 males. The population of Bernalillo was 9,386. The total number of crashes in 2009 was 293, yielding a crash rate of 31 per thousand people (total number of crashes 293 divided by total population 9,386 times 1,000). The corresponding rate for the state was 23 per thousand people.

General Crash Information

From 2000 to 2009 the number of crashes has shown no trend. Fatal and injury crashes have also shown no trend from 2000 to 2009. Belt usage (as a percentage) involving Visible injuries has increased since last year, while belt usage involving Incapacitating injuries has not changed. Belt usage (as a percentage) involving Fatalities has not changed since last year. There were no fatalities in the 7 intersections with the most crashes in 2009. Of these intersections, five involved US 550.

Alcohol-related Crash Information

Information about alcohol-involved crashes is included in all sections of this report. Of the 37 people convicted of DWI in Bernalillo, 59 percent were first-time DWI convictions (number of first convictions 22 divided by the total number of people convicted 37 times 100). The corresponding percent for the state is 68.

Crash Specifics

Crashes involving Other vehicles were the most common class, accounting for 78 percent of all crashes. Passenger cars were the vehicle type most often involved in crashes, accounting for 51 percent of all vehicles in crashes. Pickups accounted for 23 percent of vehicles involved in crashes. Together these two vehicle types comprised 72 percent of the vehicles involved in injury crashes. The most common top contributing factors were Following too close, Driver inattention and Failing to yield. There were no fatal crashes in 2009.

People in Crashes

Overall, males were 50 percent of drivers in crashes and 73 percent of drivers in alcohol-involved crashes. They account for 50 percent of licensed drivers in Bernalillo. Three pedestrians were involved in crashes in 2009. In 2009, no "Teenagers" or Young Adults were killed in crashes in Bernalillo. Statewide 14 percent of alcohol-involved drivers were under 21; in Bernalillo 18 percent (2 of 11) were under 21.


  • 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 2009 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. (e.g. male and female driver counts do not always add up to the total number of licensed drivers because the gender of some drivers is not reported)





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




Passenger Vehicle Seatbelt Usage and Injuries in Bernalillo, 2009 - 2007
Injury Level 2009 2008 2007
Total No Belt Total No Belt Total No Belt
 Killed 0        0        1        0        3        1       
 Incapacitating injury 3        0        12        0        6        0       
 Visible injury 15        0        9        2        28        0       
 Complaint of injury 123        1        119        3        135        0       
 Unhurt 606        1        532        1        708        2       
 Total 747        2        673        6        880        3       


The Seven Intersections in Bernalillo with the Most Crashes, 2009
Intersection Crashes People
Total Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Avenida Bernalillo and Camino Del Pueblo 8         0         6         0         8        
Calle Don Tomas and US 550 19         0         7         0         19        
Camino Del Pueblo and US 550 38         0         14         0         19        
Canal Rd and Santa Ana Rd 6         0         1         0         1        
Hill Rd and US 550 9         0         7         0         9        
Jemez Dam Rd and US 550 10         0         1         0         2        
Rail Runner Ave and US 550 12         0         4         0         6        



Lifetime DWI convictions for Drivers
Convicted of DWI Violations in Bernalillo, 2009
Convictions Since 2005 Since 1985
 1st   22             14          
 2nd   11             13          
 3rd   3             4          
 4th   1             3          
 5th   0             2          
 6th   0             1          
 7th   0             0          
 8th   0             0          
 9th   0             0          
 10 or more   0             0          
 Total   37             37          
   Convictions are counts of people
convicted of DWI by 7/2010 for
violations in 2009 in Bernalillo.
Convictions are not comparable
to arrests.


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


Crashes in Bernalillo by Class, 2009
Classes Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Other vehicle 228       78         0       0         78       0       135      
Pedestrian 3       1         0       0         2       0       2      
Fixed object 24       8         0       0         6       0       6      
Veh. on other roadway 1       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Parked vehicle 9       3         0       0         1       0       1      
Overturn 12       4         0       0         6       0       8      
Other non-collision 5       2         0       0         4       0       4      
Pedalcyclist 1       0         0       0         1       0       1      
Animal 4       1         0       0         3       0       4      
Other object 6       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Total 293       100         0       0         101       0       161      






Crashes in Bernalillo by Vehicle Type, 2009
Vehicle Type Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Passenger car 289       51         0       0         109       0       83      
Pickup 130       23         0       0         37       0       34      
Semi 8       1         0       0         2       0       0      
Bus 4       1         0       0         0       0       0      
Motorcycle 6       1         0       0         6       0       8      
Pedalcyclist 1       0         0       0         1       0       1      
Pedestrian 3       1         0       0         2       0       2      
Van/4 WD 96       17         0       0         37       0       26      
Other 10       2         0       0         4       0       3      
Unknown 16       3         0       0         4       0       4      
Total 563       100         0       0         202       0       161      





Crashes in Bernalillo by Top Contributing Factor, 2009
Contributing Factor Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Alcohol involvement 13       4         0       0         6       0       10      
Red light running 9       3         0       0         5       0       7      
Failing to yield 34       12         0       0         13       0       28      
Excessive speed 18       6         0       0         7       0       10      
Driving left of center 3       1         0       0         1       0       1      
Following too close 110       38         0       0         35       0       60      
Improper turning 13       4         0       0         3       0       4      
Improper overtaking 7       2         0       0         2       0       2      
Mechanical defect 11       4         0       0         2       0       2      
Driver inattention 40       14         0       0         16       0       23      
Improper driving 5       2         0       0         1       0       2      
Other 30       10         0       0         10       0       12      
Total 293       100         0       0         101       0       161      






People in Crashes by Age and Sex in Bernalillo, 2009







People in Alcohol-Involved Crashes by Age and Sex in Bernalillo, 2009







Drivers in Crashes by Age and Sex in Bernalillo, 2009







Drivers in Alcohol-Involved Crashes by Age and Sex in Bernalillo, 2009

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


"Teenager" and Young Adult Drivers in Crashes in Bernalillo by Vehicle Type, 2009
Vehicle "Teenage" Drivers   Young Adult Drivers
Total Fatal Injury   Total Fatal Injury
Passenger car 48         0         15           36         0         15        
Pickup 11         0         2           7         0         1        
Motorcycle 0         0         0           3         0         3        
Pedestrian 0         0         0           1         0         1        
Van/4 WD 9         0         5           6         0         3        
Total 68         0         22           53         0         23        


"Teenagers" and Young Adults Killed or Injured in Crashes
by Year in Bernalillo, 2000-2009
Year "Teenagers"   Young Adults
All Crashes Alcohol Crashes   All Crashes Alcohol Crashes
Killed Injured Killed Injured   Killed Injured Killed Injured
2009 0       15       0       1         0       17       0       0      
2008 0       16       0       0         0       17       0       5      
2007 0       17       0       2         0       24       0       4      
2006 0       15       0       0         0       16       0       2      
2005 0       14       0       1         0       21       0       6      
2004 0       13       0       4         0       11       0       1      
2003 0       0       0       0         0       3       0       1      
2002 0       5       0       0         1       5       1       0      
2001 0       22       0       1         0       5       0       0      
2000 1       15       0       1         0       9       0       0