Clovis
Community Report, 2010



Demographics

In 2010, there were 28,935 licensed drivers in Clovis. Of these, there were 14,629 females and 14,306 males. The population of Clovis was 37,775. The total number of crashes in 2010 was 944, yielding a crash rate of 25 per thousand people (total number of crashes 944 divided by total population 37,775 times 1,000). The corresponding rate for the state was 21 per thousand people.

General Crash Information

From 2001 to 2010 the number of crashes has shown no trend. Fatal and injury crashes have shown an upward trend from 2007 to 2009. 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, six involved Prince St.

Alcohol-related Crash Information

Information about alcohol-involved crashes is included in all sections of this report. Of the 130 people convicted of DWI in Clovis, 57 percent were first-time DWI convictions (number of first convictions 74 divided by the total number of people convicted 130 times 100).

Crash Specifics

Crashes involving Other vehicles was the most common class, accounting for 71 percent of all crashes. Crashes involving Fixed objects, Pedestrians and Other vehicles resulted in fatalities. Passenger cars were the vehicle type most often involved in crashes, accounting for 50 percent of all vehicles in crashes. Pickups accounted for 24 percent of vehicles involved in crashes. Together these two vehicle types comprised 75 percent of the vehicles involved in injury crashes. The most common top contributing factors were Failing to yield, Following too close and Driver inattention. There were four fatal crashes in 2010. The top contributing factor for the fatal crashes was Red light running.

People in Crashes

Overall, males were 50 percent of drivers in crashes. They account for 49 percent of licensed drivers in Clovis. Nine pedestrians were involved in crashes in 2010. In 2010, no "Teenagers" or Young Adults were killed in crashes in Clovis. Statewide 11 percent of alcohol-involved drivers were under 21; in Clovis 19 percent (5 of 26) 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 Clovis
by Alcohol Involvement, 2001-2010
Fatal and Injury Crashes in Clovis
by Alcohol Involvement, 2001-2010
   




Passenger Vehicle Seatbelt Usage and Injuries in Clovis, 2010 - 2008
Injury Level 2010 2009 2008
Total No Belt Total No Belt Total No Belt
 Killed 3        0        0        0        2        0       
 Incapacitating injury 23        2        27        0        5        0       
 Visible injury 46        5        46        0        34        2       
 Complaint of injury 193        2        241        0        235        1       
 Unhurt 1,961        3        2,093        1        1,562        3       
 Total 2,226        12        2,407        1        1,838        6       




The Seven Intersections in Clovis with the Most Crashes, 2010
Intersection Crashes People
Total Fatal Injury Killed Injured
14th St and Prince St 12         0         2         0         3        
1st St and Prince St 12         0         3         0         4        
21st St and Prince St 27         0         9         0         13        
21st St and Thornton St 21         0         4         0         4        
Commerce Way and Prince St 13         0         2         0         2        
Llano Estacado Blvd and Prince St 20         0         5         0         8        
Manana Blvd and Prince St 20         0         5         0         8        


Lifetime DWI convictions for Drivers
Convicted of DWI Violations in Clovis, 2010
Convictions Since 2006 Since 1986
 1st   99             74          
 2nd   24             34          
 3rd   5             16          
 4th   2             3          
 5th   0             3          
 6th   0             0          
 7th   0             0          
 8th   0             0          
 9th   0             0          
 10 or more   0             0          
 Total   130             130          
   Convictions are counts of people convicted of DWI by 7/2010 for violations in 2010 in Clovis. Convictions are not comparable to arrests.


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

Crashes in Clovis by Class, 2010
Classes Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Other vehicle 672       71         2       50         166       2       253      
Pedestrian 9       1         1       25         7       1       7      
Fixed object 101       11         1       25         19       1       28      
Parked vehicle 129       14         0       0         8       0       8      
Overturn 14       1         0       0         7       0       9      
Other non-collision 9       1         0       0         5       0       7      
Pedalcyclist 3       0         0       0         2       0       2      
Animal 3       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Other object 4       0         0       0         1       0       1      
Total 944       100         4       100         215       4       315      



Crashes in Clovis by Vehicle Type, 2010
Vehicle Type Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Passenger car 901       50         2       29         211       0       178      
Pickup 443       24         2       29         103       2       55      
Semi 30       2         0       0         5       0       1      
Bus 2       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Motorcycle 24       1         0       0         19       0       20      
Pedalcyclist 3       0         0       0         2       0       2      
Pedestrian 9       0         1       14         7       1       7      
Van/4 WD 282       16         2       29         62       1       43      
Other 28       2         0       0         4       0       4      
Unknown 90       5         0       0         8       0       5      
Total 1,812       100         7       100         421       4       315      


Crashes in Clovis by Top Contributing Factor, 2010
Contributing Factor Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Alcohol involvement 30       3         0       0         13       0       18      
Red light running 45       5         2       50         18       2       38      
Failing to yield 241       26         0       0         72       0       106      
Excessive speed 61       6         1       25         14       1       24      
Driving left of center 11       1         0       0         4       0       5      
Following too close 182       19         0       0         38       0       55      
Improper turning 25       3         0       0         6       0       8      
Improper overtaking 18       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Inop. traffic control 1       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Mechanical defect 13       1         0       0         3       0       4      
Driver inattention 152       16         0       0         30       0       39      
Improper driving 30       3         0       0         3       0       3      
Other 135       14         1       25         14       1       15      
Total 944       100         4       100         215       4       315      


Drivers in Crashes by Age and Sex in Clovis, 2010




People in Crashes by Age and Sex in Clovis, 2010





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




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




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


"Teenager" and Young Adult Drivers in Crashes in Clovis by Vehicle Type, 2010
Vehicle "Teenage" Drivers   Young Adult Drivers
Total Fatal Injury   Total Fatal Injury
Passenger car 149         1         37           142         0         35        
Pickup 63         0         17           48         0         13        
Motorcycle 2         0         1           4         0         2        
Pedestrian 3         0         3           1         0         1        
Van/4 WD 27         0         6           28         0         2        
Other 0         0         0           3         0         0        
Unknown 2         0         1           2         0         0        
Total 246         1         65           228         0         53        


"Teenagers" and Young Adults Killed or Injured in Crashes
by Year in Clovis, 2001-2010
Year "Teenagers"   Young Adults
All Crashes Alcohol Crashes   All Crashes Alcohol Crashes
Killed Injured Killed Injured   Killed Injured Killed Injured
2010 0       56       0       3         0       33       0       3      
2009 0       61       0       7         0       43       0       5      
2008 0       57       0       4         0       45       0       2      
2007 0       40       0       3         0       44       0       4      
2006 3       63       1       2         2       45       1       4      
2005 1       73       0       5         0       58       0       5      
2004 0       98       0       8         0       63       0       3      
2003 0       89       0       3         0       57       0       2      
2002 1       78       1       0         0       57       0       6      
2001 0       78       0       9         0       42       0       4