Cibola County
Community Report, 2010



Demographics

In 2010, there were 16,175 licensed drivers in Cibola County. Of these, there were 8,532 females and 7,643 males. The population of Cibola County was 27,247. The total number of crashes in 2010 was 421, yielding a crash rate of 15 per thousand people (total number of crashes 421 divided by total population 27,247 times 1,000). The corresponding rate for the state was 21 per thousand people.

General Crash Information

From 2006 to 2009 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 decreased since last year.

Alcohol-related Crash Information

Information about alcohol-involved crashes is included in all sections of this report. Of the 210 people convicted of DWI in Cibola County, 45 percent were first-time DWI convictions (number of first convictions 94 divided by the total number of people convicted 210 times 100).

Crash Specifics

Crashes involving Other vehicles were the most common class, accounting for 42 percent of all crashes. Crashes involving Railroad trains, Pedalcyclists, Overturns and Other vehicles resulted in fatalities. Passenger cars were the vehicle type most often involved in crashes, accounting for 38 percent of all vehicles in crashes. Pickups accounted for 27 percent of vehicles involved in crashes. Together these two vehicle types comprised 60 percent of the vehicles involved in injury crashes. The three most common top contributing factors were Excessive speed, Other and Driver inattention. There were eight fatal crashes in 2010. The top contributing factor for the fatal crashes was Driver inattention.

People in Crashes

Overall, males were 64 percent of drivers in crashes and 75 percent of drivers in alcohol-involved crashes. They account for 47 percent of licensed drivers in Cibola County. Four pedestrians were involved in crashes in 2010. In 2010, no "Teenagers" or Young Adults were killed in crashes in Cibola County. Statewide 11 percent of alcohol-involved drivers were under 21; in Cibola County 4 percent (1 of 24) 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 county 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. (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 Cibola County
by Alcohol Involvement, 2001-2010
Fatal and Injury Crashes in Cibola County
by Alcohol Involvement, 2001-2010
  




Passenger Vehicle Seatbelt Usage and Injuries in Cibola County, 2010 - 2008
Injury Level 2010 2009 2008
Total No Belt Total No Belt Total No Belt
 Killed 8        2        9        2        5        3       
 Incapacitating injury 14        3        31        3        21        0       
 Visible injury 52        8        53        3        50        0       
 Complaint of injury 99        0        92        1        101        1       
 Unhurt 624        1        702        2        629        2       
 Total 797        14        887        11        806        6       


Lifetime DWI convictions for Drivers
Convicted of DWI Violations in Cibola County, 2010
Convictions Since 2006 Since 1986
 1st   147             94          
 2nd   51             62          
 3rd   6             32          
 4th   5             11          
 5th   1             9          
 6th   0             1          
 7th   0             0          
 8th   0             1          
 9th   0             0          
 10 or more   0             0          
 Total   210             210          
   Convictions are counts of people convicted of DWI by 7/2011 for
violations in 2010 in Cibola County.
Convictions are not comparable
to arrests.





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


Crashes in Cibola County by Class, 2010
Classes Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Other vehicle 177       42         2       25         56       3       94      
Pedestrian 3       1         0       0         3       0       4      
Fixed object 81       19         0       0         10       0       12      
Veh. on other roadway 2       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Parked vehicle 15       4         0       0         1       0       1      
Overturn 93       22         4       50         52       4       89      
Other non-collision 12       3         0       0         2       0       2      
Pedalcyclist 2       0         1       13         1       1       1      
Railroad train 1       0         1       13         0       1       0      
Animal 31       7         0       0         2       0       2      
Other object 4       1         0       0         0       0       0      
Total 421       100         8       100         127       9       205      


Crashes in Cibola County by Vehicle Type, 2010
Vehicle Type Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Passenger car 238       38         3       25         73       3       76      
Pickup 167       27         1       8         43       1       36      
Semi 60       10         3       25         18       0       10      
Bus 1       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Motorcycle 13       2         0       0         11       0       12      
Pedalcyclist 2       0         1       8         1       1       1      
Pedestrian 4       1         0       0         4       0       4      
Van/4 WD 108       17         4       33         32       4       57      
Other 18       3         0       0         5       0       2      
Unknown 19       3         0       0         5       0       7      
Total 630       100         12       100         192       9       205      





Crashes in Cibola County by Top Contributing Factor, 2010
Contributing Factor Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Alcohol involvement 27       6         2       25         13       2       19      
Red light running 6       1         1       13         2       1       5      
Failing to yield 43       10         0       0         19       0       30      
Excessive speed 118       28         1       13         42       2       68      
Driving left of center 6       1         0       0         3       0       4      
Following too close 14       3         0       0         1       0       2      
Improper turning 17       4         0       0         3       0       5      
Improper overtaking 6       1         0       0         0       0       0      
Mechanical defect 7       2         0       0         3       0       8      
Driver inattention 64       15         3       38         18       3       25      
Improper driving 11       3         0       0         4       0       5      
Other 102       24         1       13         19       1       34      
Total 421       100         8       100         127       9       205      




Drivers in Crashes by Age and Sex in Cibola County, 2010





People in Crashes by Age and Sex in Cibola County, 2010

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

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



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


"Teenager" and Young Adult Drivers in Crashes in Cibola County by Vehicle Type, 2010
Vehicle "Teenage" Drivers   Young Adult Drivers
Total Fatal Injury   Total Fatal Injury
Passenger car 30         0         10           46         0         12        
Pickup 16         0         5           11         0         2        
Motorcycle 1         0         1           3         0         2        
Pedalcyclist 1         1         0           0         0         0        
Pedestrian 0         0         0           1         0         1        
Van/4 WD 10         0         1           13         0         2        
Other 1         0         0           0         0         0        
Unknown 0         0         0           2         0         0        
Total 59         1         17           76         0         19        


"Teenagers" and Young Adults Killed or Injured in Crashes
by Year in Cibola County, 2001-2010
Year "Teenagers"   Young Adults
All Crashes Alcohol Crashes   All Crashes Alcohol Crashes
Killed Injured Killed Injured   Killed Injured Killed Injured
2010 0       19       0       1         0       23       0       1      
2009 1       24       1       3         0       20       0       6      
2008 1       27       0       3         3       30       2       5      
2007 1       28       0       4         2       20       2       4      
2006 4       30       3       4         0       19       0       1      
2005 0       49       0       3         2       36       1       8      
2004 0       39       0       3         2       38       0       8      
2003 0       53       0       8         2       44       2       13      
2002 0       54       0       16         0       57       0       15      
2001 0       37       0       9         3       35       1       7