Los Lunas
Community Report, 2010



Demographics

In 2010, there were 30,318 licensed drivers in Los Lunas. Of these, there were 15,038 females and 15,280 males. The population of Los Lunas was 14,835. The total number of crashes in 2010 was 420, yielding a crash rate of 28 per thousand people (total number of crashes 420 divided by total population 14,835 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 also shown no trend from 2001 to 2010. Belt usage (as a percentage) involving Visible injuries has increased since last year, while belt usage involving Incapacitating injuries has decreased. Belt usage (as a percentage) involving Fatalities has decreased since last year. There were no fatalities in the 7 intersections with the most crashes in 2010. Of these intersections, six involved Main St.

Alcohol-related Crash Information

Information about alcohol-involved crashes is included in all sections of this report. Of the 49 people convicted of DWI in Los Lunas, 39 percent were first-time DWI convictions (number of first convictions 19 divided by the total number of people convicted 49 times 100).

Crash Specifics

Crashes involving Other vehicles was the most common class, accounting for 78 percent of all crashes. Crashes involving Pedalcyclists, Overturns and Other vehicles resulted in fatalities. Passenger cars were the vehicle type most often involved in crashes, accounting for 48 percent of all vehicles in crashes. Pickups accounted for 27 percent of vehicles involved in crashes. Together these two vehicle types comprised 72 percent of the vehicles involved in injury crashes. The most common top contributing factors were Failing to yield, Driver inattention and Following too close. There were three fatal crashes in 2010. The top contributing factor for the fatal crashes was Alcohol involvement.

People in Crashes

Overall, males were 55 percent of drivers in crashes. They account for 50 percent of licensed drivers in Los Lunas. One pedestrian was involved in a crash in 2010. In 2010, no "Teenagers" or Young Adults were killed in crashes in Los Lunas. Statewide 11 percent of alcohol-involved drivers were under 21; in Los Lunas 13 percent (2 of 15) 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 Los Lunas
by Alcohol Involvement, 2001-2010
Fatal and Injury Crashes in Los Lunas
by Alcohol Involvement, 2001-2010
   




Passenger Vehicle Seatbelt Usage and Injuries in Los Lunas, 2010 - 2008
Injury Level 2010 2009 2008
Total No Belt Total No Belt Total No Belt
 Killed 2        1        1        0        0        0       
 Incapacitating injury 23        4        23        0        10        1       
 Visible injury 43        1        31        2        23        0       
 Complaint of injury 107        0        124        0        127        0       
 Unhurt 836        12        972        0        678        0       
 Total 1,011        18        1,151        2        838        1       




The Seven Intersections in Los Lunas with the Most Crashes, 2010
Intersection Crashes People
Total Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Camelot Blvd and Main St 11         0         3         0         4        
Carson Dr and Main St 9         0         4         0         4        
Edeal Rd and Main St 8         0         6         0         10        
Emilio Lopez Rd and Main St 10         0         3         0         4        
Highway Ave and Main St 14         0         2         0         3        
Los Lentes Rd and Main St 12         0         5         0         6        
NM 263 and NM 47 11         0         7         0         9        


Lifetime DWI convictions for Drivers
Convicted of DWI Violations in Los Lunas, 2010
Convictions Since 2006 Since 1986
 1st   23             19          
 2nd   19             14          
 3rd   5             9          
 4th   1             5          
 5th   0             1          
 6th   1             1          
 7th   0             0          
 8th   0             0          
 9th   0             0          
 10 or more   0             0          
 Total   49             49          
   Convictions are counts of people convicted of DWI by 7/2010 for violations in 2010 in Los Lunas. Convictions are not comparable to arrests.


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

Crashes in Los Lunas by Class, 2010
Classes Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Other vehicle 326       78         1       33         110       1       178      
Pedestrian 1       0         0       0         1       0       1      
Fixed object 49       12         0       0         14       0       20      
Veh. on other roadway 2       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Parked vehicle 9       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Overturn 24       6         1       33         14       1       14      
Other non-collision 2       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Pedalcyclist 2       0         1       33         1       1       1      
Animal 2       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Other object 3       1         0       0         0       0       0      
Total 420       100         3       100         140       3       214      



Crashes in Los Lunas by Vehicle Type, 2010
Vehicle Type Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Passenger car 380       48         1       17         127       0       105      
Pickup 214       27         1       17         67       1       47      
Semi 5       1         0       0         2       0       1      
Bus 3       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Motorcycle 16       2         0       0         12       0       14      
Pedalcyclist 2       0         1       17         1       1       1      
Pedestrian 1       0         0       0         1       0       1      
Van/4 WD 125       16         3       50         46       1       37      
Other 17       2         0       0         5       0       3      
Unknown 34       4         0       0         8       0       5      
Total 797       100         6       100         269       3       214      


Crashes in Los Lunas by Top Contributing Factor, 2010
Contributing Factor Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Alcohol involvement 20       5         2       67         10       2       11      
Red light running 20       5         0       0         7       0       20      
Failing to yield 71       17         0       0         33       0       51      
Excessive speed 59       14         1       33         27       1       48      
Driving left of center 7       2         0       0         2       0       2      
Following too close 62       15         0       0         19       0       27      
Improper turning 21       5         0       0         4       0       7      
Improper overtaking 4       1         0       0         1       0       1      
Mechanical defect 15       4         0       0         4       0       4      
Driver inattention 69       16         0       0         21       0       28      
Improper driving 25       6         0       0         5       0       7      
Other 47       11         0       0         7       0       8      
Total 420       100         3       100         140       3       214      


Drivers in Crashes by Age and Sex in Los Lunas, 2010




People in Crashes by Age and Sex in Los Lunas, 2010





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




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




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


"Teenager" and Young Adult Drivers in Crashes in Los Lunas by Vehicle Type, 2010
Vehicle "Teenage" Drivers   Young Adult Drivers
Total Fatal Injury   Total Fatal Injury
Passenger car 71         0         19           61         1         23        
Pickup 28         0         11           25         0         10        
Motorcycle 0         0         0           2         0         1        
Pedestrian 1         0         1           0         0         0        
Van/4 WD 18         0         9           14         0         7        
Other 1         0         0           1         0         1        
Unknown 3         0         1           1         0         0        
Total 122         0         41           104         1         42        


"Teenagers" and Young Adults Killed or Injured in Crashes
by Year in Los Lunas, 2001-2010
Year "Teenagers"   Young Adults
All Crashes Alcohol Crashes   All Crashes Alcohol Crashes
Killed Injured Killed Injured   Killed Injured Killed Injured
2010 0       27       0       1         0       33       0       0      
2009 0       52       0       4         0       24       0       3      
2008 0       27       0       2         0       15       0       0      
2007 0       57       0       2         1       42       1       3      
2006 0       60       0       1         0       40       0       6      
2005 0       45       0       3         0       29       0       4      
2004 1       36       0       4         0       24       0       6      
2003 0       37       0       7         0       14       0       2      
2002 0       17       0       1         0       6       0       1      
2001 1       26       0       3         1       10       1       2