Mora County
Community Report, 2010



Demographics

In 2010, there were 3,672 licensed drivers in Mora County. Of these, there were 1,799 females and 1,873 males. The population of Mora County was 4,889. The total number of crashes in 2010 was 113, yielding a crash rate of 23 per thousand people (total number of crashes 113 divided by total population 4,889 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 also shown an upward trend from 2006 to 2010. Belt usage (as a percentage) involving Visible injuries has increased since last year, while belt usage involving Incapacitating injuries has not changed. 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 20 people convicted of DWI in Mora County, 45 percent were first-time DWI convictions (number of first convictions 9 divided by the total number of people convicted 20 times 100).

Crash Specifics

Crashes involving Overturns were the most common class, accounting for 31 percent of all crashes. Crashes involving Overturns resulted in fatalities. Pickups were the vehicle type most often involved in crashes, accounting for 33 percent of all vehicles in crashes. Passenger cars accounted for 31 percent of vehicles involved in crashes. Together these two vehicle types comprised 61 percent of the vehicles involved in injury crashes. The three most common top contributing factors were Other, Excessive speed and Driver inattention. There was one fatal crash in 2010. The top contributing factor for the fatal crash was Alcohol involvement.

People in Crashes

Overall, males were 60 percent of drivers in crashes and 100 percent of drivers in alcohol-involved crashes. They account for 51 percent of licensed drivers in Mora County. No pedestrians were involved in crashes in 2010. In 2010, no "Teenagers" or Young Adults were killed in crashes in Mora County. Statewide 11 percent of alcohol-involved drivers were under 21; in Mora County 40 percent (2 of 5) 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 Mora County
by Alcohol Involvement, 2001-2010
Fatal and Injury Crashes in Mora County
by Alcohol Involvement, 2001-2010
  




Passenger Vehicle Seatbelt Usage and Injuries in Mora County, 2010 - 2008
Injury Level 2010 2009 2008
Total No Belt Total No Belt Total No Belt
 Killed 1        1        1        0        1        1       
 Incapacitating injury 4        0        2        0        0        0       
 Visible injury 9        0        12        2        3        0       
 Complaint of injury 23        0        13        2        23        2       
 Unhurt 129        6        71        0        54        0       
 Total 166        7        99        4        81        3       


Lifetime DWI convictions for Drivers
Convicted of DWI Violations in Mora County, 2010
Convictions Since 2006 Since 1986
 1st   14             9          
 2nd   3             7          
 3rd   3             2          
 4th   0             0          
 5th   0             1          
 6th   0             0          
 7th   0             0          
 8th   0             1          
 9th   0             0          
 10 or more   0             0          
 Total   20             20          
   Convictions are counts of people convicted of DWI by 7/2011 for
violations in 2010 in Mora County.
Convictions are not comparable
to arrests.





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


Crashes in Mora County by Class, 2010
Classes Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Other vehicle 17       15         0       0         2       0       3      
Fixed object 26       23         0       0         6       0       7      
Parked vehicle 2       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Overturn 35       31         1       100         16       1       28      
Other non-collision 7       6         0       0         3       0       3      
Railroad train 1       1         0       0         1       0       1      
Animal 22       19         0       0         5       0       6      
Other object 3       3         0       0         3       0       3      
Total 113       100         1       100         36       1       51      


Crashes in Mora County by Vehicle Type, 2010
Vehicle Type Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Passenger car 42       31         0       0         15       0       19      
Pickup 44       33         1       100         10       1       10      
Semi 5       4         0       0         1       0       2      
Motorcycle 3       2         0       0         2       0       2      
Van/4 WD 27       20         0       0         9       0       14      
Other 5       4         0       0         2       0       3      
Unknown 9       7         0       0         2       0       1      
Total 135       100         1       100         41       1       51      





Crashes in Mora County by Top Contributing Factor, 2010
Contributing Factor Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Alcohol involvement 7       6         1       100         3       1       6      
Failing to yield 5       4         0       0         1       0       1      
Excessive speed 29       26         0       0         11       0       17      
Following too close 1       1         0       0         0       0       0      
Improper turning 1       1         0       0         0       0       0      
Mechanical defect 6       5         0       0         2       0       5      
Driver inattention 17       15         0       0         8       0       9      
Improper driving 5       4         0       0         1       0       2      
Other 42       37         0       0         10       0       11      
Total 113       100         1       100         36       1       51      




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





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

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

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



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


"Teenager" and Young Adult Drivers in Crashes in Mora County by Vehicle Type, 2010
Vehicle "Teenage" Drivers   Young Adult Drivers
Total Fatal Injury   Total Fatal Injury
Passenger car 9         0         7           9         0         2        
Pickup 2         0         1           4         0         0        
Motorcycle 2         0         1           0         0         0        
Van/4 WD 3         0         0           7         0         3        
Unknown 0         0         0           2         0         0        
Total 16         0         9           22         0         5        


"Teenagers" and Young Adults Killed or Injured in Crashes
by Year in Mora 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       9       0       3         0       7       0       1      
2009 0       9       0       0         0       3       0       1      
2008 0       1       0       0         0       1       0       0      
2007 1       0       0       0         0       1       0       0      
2006 0       1       0       0         2       1       0       0      
2005 0       9       0       0         0       8       0       0      
2004 0       11       0       3         1       7       1       2      
2003 1       11       1       0         0       9       0       2      
2002 0       16       0       4         0       12       0       0      
2001 0       1       0       1         0       9       0       1