Aztec
Community Report, 2010



Demographics

In 2010, there were 12,013 licensed drivers in Aztec. Of these, there were 6,040 females and 5,973 males. The population of Aztec was 6,763. The total number of crashes in 2010 was 133, yielding a crash rate of 20 per thousand people (total number of crashes 133 divided by total population 6,763 times 1,000). The corresponding rate for the state was 21 per thousand people.

General Crash Information

From 2006 to 2010 the number of crashes has shown a downward trend. Fatal and injury crashes have also shown a downward trend from 2006 to 2009. Belt usage (as a percentage) involving Visible injuries has decreased 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 2010. Of these intersections, five involved Aztec Blvd.

Alcohol-related Crash Information

Information about alcohol-involved crashes is included in all sections of this report. Of the 45 people convicted of DWI in Aztec, 49 percent were first-time DWI convictions (number of first convictions 22 divided by the total number of people convicted 45 times 100).

Crash Specifics

Crashes involving Other vehicles was the most common class, accounting for 61 percent of all crashes. Pickups and Passenger cars were the vehicle type most often involved in crashes, accounting for 37 percent of all vehicles in crashes. Van/4 WDs accounted for 16 percent of vehicles involved in crashes. These three vehicle types comprised 91 percent of the vehicles involved in injury crashes. The most common top contributing factors were Driver inattention, Other and Following too close. There were no fatal crashes in 2010.

People in Crashes

Overall, males were 52 percent of drivers in crashes. They account for 50 percent of licensed drivers in Aztec. Three pedestrians were involved in crashes in 2010. In 2010, no "Teenagers" or Young Adults were killed in crashes in Aztec. Statewide 11 percent of alcohol-involved drivers were under 21; in Aztec 40 percent (2 of 5) 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 2010 census counts.
  • 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 Aztec
by Alcohol Involvement, 2001-2010
Fatal and Injury Crashes in Aztec
by Alcohol Involvement, 2001-2010
   




Passenger Vehicle Seatbelt Usage and Injuries in Aztec, 2010 - 2008
Injury Level 2010 2009 2008
Total No Belt Total No Belt Total No Belt
 Killed 0        0        0        0        0        0       
 Incapacitating injury 4        0        0        0        6        0       
 Visible injury 4        1        5        0        6        0       
 Complaint of injury 38        0        21        0        38        0       
 Unhurt 210        0        290        0        293        0       
 Total 256        1        316        0        343        0       




The Seven Intersections in Aztec with the Most Crashes, 2010
Intersection Crashes People
Total Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Ash St and Chaco St 6         0         4         0         4        
Aztec Blvd and Chaco St 8         0         2         0         2        
Aztec Blvd and Light Plant Rd 6         0         1         0         1        
Aztec Blvd and Main Ave 6         0         2         0         13        
Aztec Blvd and Oliver Ave 4         0         2         0         2        
Aztec Blvd and Ruins Rd 11         0         4         0         9        
Main Ave and Safford St 4         0         0         0         0        


Lifetime DWI convictions for Drivers
Convicted of DWI Violations in Aztec, 2010
Convictions Since 2006 Since 1986
 1st   26             22          
 2nd   11             8          
 3rd   8             9          
 4th   0             6          
 5th   0             0          
 6th   0             0          
 7th   0             0          
 8th   0             0          
 9th   0             0          
 10 or more   0             0          
 Total   45             45          
   Convictions are counts of people convicted of DWI by 7/2010 for violations in 2010 in Aztec. Convictions are not comparable to arrests.


DWI Arrests in Aztec
Showing First Arrest and Repeat Offenders, 2005-2010
Crashes in Aztec
by Hour and Alcohol Involvement, 2010
   

Crashes in Aztec by Class, 2010
Classes Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Other vehicle 81       61         0       0         27       0       47      
Pedestrian 3       2         0       0         2       0       2      
Fixed object 17       13         0       0         4       0       4      
Parked vehicle 11       8         0       0         1       0       1      
Overturn 4       3         0       0         3       0       6      
Other non-collision 2       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Animal 12       9         0       0         1       0       1      
Other object 3       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Total 133       100         0       0         38       0       61      



Crashes in Aztec by Vehicle Type, 2010
Vehicle Type Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Passenger car 87       37         0       0         22       0       16      
Pickup 87       37         0       0         29       0       15      
Semi 3       1         0       0         0       0       0      
Bus 1       0         0       0         1       0       11      
Motorcycle 2       1         0       0         1       0       1      
Pedestrian 3       1         0       0         2       0       2      
Van/4 WD 37       16         0       0         13       0       16      
Other 4       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Unknown 9       4         0       0         2       0       0      
Total 233       100         0       0         70       0       61      


Crashes in Aztec by Top Contributing Factor, 2010
Contributing Factor Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Alcohol involvement 7       5         0       0         2       0       6      
Red light running 4       3         0       0         2       0       3      
Failing to yield 16       12         0       0         5       0       15      
Excessive speed 11       8         0       0         2       0       2      
Driving left of center 1       1         0       0         0       0       0      
Following too close 17       13         0       0         9       0       9      
Improper turning 6       5         0       0         2       0       2      
Mechanical defect 2       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Driver inattention 37       28         0       0         11       0       16      
Improper driving 3       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Other 29       22         0       0         5       0       8      
Total 133       100         0       0         38       0       61      


Drivers in Crashes by Age and Sex in Aztec, 2010




People in Crashes by Age and Sex in Aztec, 2010





Drivers in Alcohol-Involved Crashes by Age and Sex in Aztec, 2010




People in Alcohol-Involved Crashes by Age and Sex in Aztec, 2010




Pedestrians in Crashes in Aztec
by Pedestrian Alcohol Involvement, 2006-2010
Pedestrians in Crashes in Aztec
by Age Group, 2006-2010
   


"Teenager" and Young Adult Drivers in Crashes in Aztec by Vehicle Type, 2010
Vehicle "Teenage" Drivers   Young Adult Drivers
Total Fatal Injury   Total Fatal Injury
Passenger car 18         0         4           10         0         6        
Pickup 12         0         2           12         0         6        
Motorcycle 0         0         0           1         0         1        
Pedestrian 0         0         0           1         0         1        
Van/4 WD 4         0         1           7         0         2        
Unknown 0         0         0           1         0         0        
Total 34         0         7           32         0         16        


"Teenagers" and Young Adults Killed or Injured in Crashes
by Year in Aztec, 2001-2010
Year "Teenagers"   Young Adults
All Crashes Alcohol Crashes   All Crashes Alcohol Crashes
Killed Injured Killed Injured   Killed Injured Killed Injured
2010 0       9       0       1         0       10       0       0      
2009 0       5       0       0         0       3       0       0      
2008 0       11       0       0         0       5       0       0      
2007 0       8       0       0         1       4       0       0      
2006 0       13       0       2         0       11       0       0      
2005 0       8       0       0         0       6       0       1      
2004 0       19       0       1         0       6       0       1      
2003 0       13       0       3         0       5       0       1      
2002 0       20       0       2         0       8       0       0      
2001 0       6       0       0         0       3       0       0