Bernalillo
Community Report, 2010



Demographics

In 2010, there were 7,359 licensed drivers in Bernalillo. Of these, there were 3,707 females and 3,652 males. The population of Bernalillo was 8,320. The total number of crashes in 2010 was 331, yielding a crash rate of 40 per thousand people (total number of crashes 331 divided by total population 8,320 times 1,000). The corresponding rate for the state was 21 per thousand people.

General Crash Information

From 2008 to 2010 the number of crashes has shown an upward trend. Fatal and injury crashes have shown no trend from 2001 to 2010. Belt usage (as a percentage) involving Visible injuries has decreased since last year, while belt usage involving Incapacitating injuries has also decreased. 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 US 550.

Alcohol-related Crash Information

Information about alcohol-involved crashes is included in all sections of this report. Of the 35 people convicted of DWI in Bernalillo, 37 percent were first-time DWI convictions (number of first convictions 13 divided by the total number of people convicted 35 times 100).

Crash Specifics

Crashes involving Other vehicles was the most common class, accounting for 79 percent of all crashes. Crashes involving Other vehicles resulted in fatalities. Passenger cars were the vehicle type most often involved in crashes, accounting for 58 percent of all vehicles in crashes. Pickups accounted for 16 percent of vehicles involved in crashes. Together these two vehicle types comprised 76 percent of the vehicles involved in injury crashes. The three most common top contributing factors were Following too close, Other and Driver inattention. There were two fatal crashes in 2010. The top contributing factors for the fatal crashes were Excessive speed and Failing to yield.

People in Crashes

Overall, males were 58 percent of drivers in crashes. They account for 50 percent of licensed drivers in Bernalillo. One pedestrian was involved in a crash in 2010. In 2010, no "Teenagers" or Young Adults were killed in crashes in Bernalillo. Statewide 11 percent of alcohol-involved drivers were under 21; in Bernalillo 17 percent (3 of 18) 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 Bernalillo
by Alcohol Involvement, 2001-2010
Fatal and Injury Crashes in Bernalillo
by Alcohol Involvement, 2001-2010
   




Passenger Vehicle Seatbelt Usage and Injuries in Bernalillo, 2010 - 2008
Injury Level 2010 2009 2008
Total No Belt Total No Belt Total No Belt
 Killed 0        0        0        0        1        0       
 Incapacitating injury 6        1        3        0        12        0       
 Visible injury 16        2        15        0        9        2       
 Complaint of injury 90        0        123        1        119        3       
 Unhurt 634        0        606        1        532        1       
 Total 746        3        747        2        673        6       




The Seven Intersections in Bernalillo with the Most Crashes, 2010
Intersection Crashes People
Total Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Calle Don Tomas and US 550 13         0         3         0         4        
Camino Del Pueblo and US 550 32         0         8         0         8        
Canal Rd and Santa Ana Rd 9         0         2         0         2        
Hill Rd and US 550 16         0         3         0         3        
Jemez Dam Rd and US 550 19         0         5         0         10        
NM 44 and NM 528 7         0         3         0         4        
Rail Runner Ave and US 550 23         0         4         0         8        


Lifetime DWI convictions for Drivers
Convicted of DWI Violations in Bernalillo, 2010
Convictions Since 2006 Since 1986
 1st   19             13          
 2nd   10             9          
 3rd   5             4          
 4th   1             2          
 5th   0             4          
 6th   0             1          
 7th   0             2          
 8th   0             0          
 9th   0             0          
 10 or more   0             0          
 Total   35             35          
   Convictions are counts of people convicted of DWI by 7/2010 for violations in 2010 in Bernalillo. Convictions are not comparable to arrests.


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

Crashes in Bernalillo by Class, 2010
Classes Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Other vehicle 262       79         2       100         69       2       102      
Fixed object 34       10         0       0         11       0       16      
Parked vehicle 15       5         0       0         1       0       2      
Overturn 6       2         0       0         3       0       4      
Other non-collision 7       2         0       0         3       0       3      
Pedalcyclist 1       0         0       0         1       0       1      
Other object 6       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Total 331       100         2       100         88       2       128      



Crashes in Bernalillo by Vehicle Type, 2010
Vehicle Type Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Passenger car 375       58         1       25         110       0       87      
Pickup 102       16         0       0         23       0       12      
Semi 10       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Motorcycle 13       2         2       50         7       2       7      
Pedalcyclist 1       0         0       0         1       0       1      
Pedestrian 1       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Van/4 WD 91       14         1       25         31       0       21      
Other 24       4         0       0         0       0       0      
Unknown 31       5         0       0         3       0       0      
Total 648       100         4       100         175       2       128      


Crashes in Bernalillo by Top Contributing Factor, 2010
Contributing Factor Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Alcohol involvement 23       7         0       0         8       0       19      
Red light running 8       2         0       0         4       0       5      
Failing to yield 43       13         1       50         15       1       23      
Excessive speed 27       8         1       50         10       1       18      
Driving left of center 2       1         0       0         1       0       1      
Following too close 102       31         0       0         25       0       31      
Improper turning 9       3         0       0         1       0       1      
Improper overtaking 6       2         0       0         1       0       1      
Mechanical defect 4       1         0       0         2       0       2      
Driver inattention 49       15         0       0         9       0       15      
Improper driving 7       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Other 51       15         0       0         12       0       12      
Total 331       100         2       100         88       2       128      


Drivers in Crashes by Age and Sex in Bernalillo, 2010




People in Crashes by Age and Sex in Bernalillo, 2010





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




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




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


"Teenager" and Young Adult Drivers in Crashes in Bernalillo by Vehicle Type, 2010
Vehicle "Teenage" Drivers   Young Adult Drivers
Total Fatal Injury   Total Fatal Injury
Passenger car 43         0         11           53         0         12        
Pickup 7         0         3           9         0         0        
Semi 0         0         0           1         0         0        
Pedalcyclist 1         0         1           0         0         0        
Van/4 WD 10         0         4           3         0         1        
Other 2         0         0           0         0         0        
Unknown 1         0         0           2         0         0        
Total 64         0         19           68         0         13        


"Teenagers" and Young Adults Killed or Injured in Crashes
by Year in Bernalillo, 2001-2010
Year "Teenagers"   Young Adults
All Crashes Alcohol Crashes   All Crashes Alcohol Crashes
Killed Injured Killed Injured   Killed Injured Killed Injured
2010 0       11       0       4         0       11       0       3      
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