De Baca County
Community Report, 2010



Demographics

In 2010, there were 1,609 licensed drivers in De Baca County. Of these, there were 788 females and 821 males. The population of De Baca County was 2,022. The total number of crashes in 2010 was 31, yielding a crash rate of 15 per thousand people (total number of crashes 31 divided by total population 2,022 times 1,000). The corresponding rate for the state was 21 per thousand people.

General Crash Information

From 2007 to 2009 the number of crashes has shown a downward trend. Fatal and injury crashes have shown no trend from 2001 to 2010. Belt usage (as a percentage) involving Visible injuries has not changed since last year, while belt usage involving Incapacitating injuries has decreased. Belt usage (as a percentage) involving Fatalities has not changed since last year.

Alcohol-related Crash Information

Information about alcohol-involved crashes is included in all sections of this report. Of the 9 people convicted of DWI in De Baca County, 33 percent were first-time DWI convictions (number of first convictions 3 divided by the total number of people convicted 9 times 100).

Crash Specifics

Crashes involving Overturns and Fixed objects were the most common class, accounting for 52 percent of all crashes. Passenger cars were the vehicle type most often involved in crashes, accounting for 44 percent of all vehicles in crashes. Pickups accounted for 33 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 Other, Driver inattention and Excessive speed. There were no fatal crashes in 2010.

People in Crashes

Overall, males were 70 percent of drivers in crashes and 100 percent of drivers in alcohol-involved crashes. They account for 51 percent of licensed drivers in De Baca County. No pedestrians were involved in crashes in 2010. In 2010, no "Teenagers" or Young Adults were killed in crashes in De Baca County. Statewide 11 percent of alcohol-involved drivers were under 21; in De Baca County 0 percent (0 of 2) 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 De Baca County
by Alcohol Involvement, 2001-2010
Fatal and Injury Crashes in De Baca County
by Alcohol Involvement, 2001-2010
  




Passenger Vehicle Seatbelt Usage and Injuries in De Baca County, 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 3        1        1        0        1        0       
 Visible injury 6        0        7        0        2        0       
 Complaint of injury 7        0        5        0        2        0       
 Unhurt 32        0        24        0        27        0       
 Total 48        1        37        0        33        0       


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





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


Crashes in De Baca County by Class, 2010
Classes Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Other vehicle 7       23         0       0         3       0       7      
Fixed object 8       26         0       0         3       0       4      
Overturn 8       26         0       0         4       0       8      
Other non-collision 2       6         0       0         0       0       0      
Animal 6       19         0       0         1       0       2      
Total 31       100         0       0         11       0       21      


Crashes in De Baca County by Vehicle Type, 2010
Vehicle Type Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Passenger car 17       44         0       0         6       0       6      
Pickup 13       33         0       0         3       0       5      
Semi 5       13         0       0         3       0       2      
Motorcycle 1       3         0       0         1       0       2      
Van/4 WD 3       8         0       0         2       0       6      
Total 39       100         0       0         15       0       21      





Crashes in De Baca County by Top Contributing Factor, 2010
Contributing Factor Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Alcohol involvement 3       10         0       0         3       0       4      
Failing to yield 2       6         0       0         0       0       0      
Excessive speed 6       19         0       0         1       0       3      
Driving left of center 2       6         0       0         1       0       2      
Following too close 1       3         0       0         0       0       0      
Mechanical defect 1       3         0       0         0       0       0      
Driver inattention 6       19         0       0         5       0       10      
Other 10       32         0       0         1       0       2      
Total 31       100         0       0         11       0       21      




Drivers in Crashes by Age and Sex in De Baca County, 2010





People in Crashes by Age and Sex in De Baca County, 2010

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

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



Pedestrians in Crashes in De Baca County
by Pedestrian Alcohol Involvement
Pedestrians in Crashes in De Baca County
by Age Group
  


"Teenager" and Young Adult Drivers in Crashes in De Baca County by Vehicle Type, 2010
Vehicle "Teenage" Drivers   Young Adult Drivers
Total Fatal Injury   Total Fatal Injury
Passenger car 3         0         2           8         0         2        
Pickup 1         0         0           1         0         0        
Van/4 WD 1         0         1           0         0         0        
Total 5         0         3           9         0         2        


"Teenagers" and Young Adults Killed or Injured in Crashes
by Year in De Baca 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       4       0       0         0       2       0       1      
2009 0       3       0       0         0       3       0       0      
2008 1       1       0       0         0       0       0       0      
2007 1       3       0       0         0       5       0       0      
2006 0       1       0       0         0       2       0       0      
2005 0       3       0       0         0       2       0       0      
2004 1       11       1       1         0       5       0       0      
2003 1       6       0       0         0       3       0       1      
2002 0       3       0       0         0       4       0       0      
2001 0       10       0       0         0       5       0       0