Roosevelt County
Community Report, 2010



Demographics

In 2010, there were 13,169 licensed drivers in Roosevelt County. Of these, there were 6,343 females and 6,826 males. The population of Roosevelt County was 20,050. The total number of crashes in 2010 was 224, yielding a crash rate of 11 per thousand people (total number of crashes 224 divided by total population 20,050 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 a downward trend from 2004 to 2010. Belt usage (as a percentage) involving Visible injuries has not changed since last year, while belt usage involving Incapacitating injuries has increased. 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 71 people convicted of DWI in Roosevelt County, 65 percent were first-time DWI convictions (number of first convictions 46 divided by the total number of people convicted 71 times 100).

Crash Specifics

Crashes involving Other vehicles were the most common class, accounting for 56 percent of all crashes. Crashes involving Overturns resulted in fatalities. Passenger cars were the vehicle type most often involved in crashes, accounting for 46 percent of all vehicles in crashes. Pickups accounted for 26 percent of vehicles involved in crashes. Together these two vehicle types comprised 65 percent of the vehicles involved in injury crashes. The three most common top contributing factors were Other, Driver inattention and Failing to yield. There were two fatal crashes in 2010. The top contributing factor for the fatal crashes was Alcohol involvement.

People in Crashes

Overall, males were 59 percent of drivers in crashes and 67 percent of drivers in alcohol-involved crashes. They account for 52 percent of licensed drivers in Roosevelt County. Three pedestrians were involved in crashes in 2010. In 2010, no "Teenagers" or Young Adults were killed in crashes in Roosevelt County. Statewide 11 percent of alcohol-involved drivers were under 21; in Roosevelt County 10 percent (2 of 21) 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 Roosevelt County
by Alcohol Involvement, 2001-2010
Fatal and Injury Crashes in Roosevelt County
by Alcohol Involvement, 2001-2010
  




Passenger Vehicle Seatbelt Usage and Injuries in Roosevelt County, 2010 - 2008
Injury Level 2010 2009 2008
Total No Belt Total No Belt Total No Belt
 Killed 3        3        3        1        5        1       
 Incapacitating injury 4        1        8        3        9        1       
 Visible injury 13        0        47        0        30        3       
 Complaint of injury 37        1        40        0        54        3       
 Unhurt 329        3        511        7        407        2       
 Total 386        8        609        11        505        10       


Lifetime DWI convictions for Drivers
Convicted of DWI Violations in Roosevelt County, 2010
Convictions Since 2006 Since 1986
 1st   56             46          
 2nd   14             18          
 3rd   0             4          
 4th   1             3          
 5th   0             0          
 6th   0             0          
 7th   0             0          
 8th   0             0          
 9th   0             0          
 10 or more   0             0          
 Total   71             71          
   Convictions are counts of people convicted of DWI by 7/2011 for
violations in 2010 in Roosevelt County
Convictions are not comparable
to arrests.





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


Crashes in Roosevelt County by Class, 2010
Classes Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Other vehicle 126       56         0       0         31       0       41      
Pedestrian 3       1         0       0         3       0       3      
Fixed object 31       14         0       0         7       0       10      
Veh. on other roadway 1       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Parked vehicle 35       16         0       0         3       0       3      
Overturn 11       5         2       100         7       3       9      
Other non-collision 4       2         0       0         2       0       2      
Railroad train 1       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Animal 9       4         0       0         2       0       2      
Other object 3       1         0       0         0       0       0      
Total 224       100         2       100         55       3       70      


Crashes in Roosevelt County by Vehicle Type, 2010
Vehicle Type Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Passenger car 182       46         1       50         37       1       27      
Pickup 105       26         1       50         25       2       21      
Semi 21       5         0       0         6       0       3      
Bus 1       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Motorcycle 7       2         0       0         6       0       6      
Pedestrian 3       1         0       0         3       0       3      
Van/4 WD 62       16         0       0         14       0       9      
Other 6       2         0       0         4       0       1      
Unknown 12       3         0       0         0       0       0      
Total 399       100         2       100         95       3       70      





Crashes in Roosevelt County by Top Contributing Factor, 2010
Contributing Factor Crashes People
Total % of Total Fatal % of Fatal Injury Killed Injured
Alcohol involvement 26       12         2       100         11       3       15      
Red light running 14       6         0       0         8       0       14      
Failing to yield 29       13         0       0         7       0       8      
Excessive speed 13       6         0       0         6       0       6      
Driving left of center 6       3         0       0         3       0       4      
Following too close 22       10         0       0         5       0       6      
Improper turning 13       6         0       0         1       0       1      
Improper overtaking 2       1         0       0         0       0       0      
Inop. traffic control 1       0         0       0         0       0       0      
Mechanical defect 4       2         0       0         0       0       0      
Driver inattention 34       15         0       0         5       0       5      
Improper driving 4       2         0       0         1       0       1      
Other 56       25         0       0         8       0       10      
Total 224       100         2       100         55       3       70      




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





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

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

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



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


"Teenager" and Young Adult Drivers in Crashes in Roosevelt County by Vehicle Type, 2010
Vehicle "Teenage" Drivers   Young Adult Drivers
Total Fatal Injury   Total Fatal Injury
Passenger car 18         0         4           44         0         7        
Pickup 11         0         0           10         0         3        
Bus 0         0         0           1         0         0        
Motorcycle 2         0         1           1         0         1        
Van/4 WD 10         0         4           7         0         1        
Other 1         0         1           0         0         0        
Unknown 1         0         0           0         0         0        
Total 43         0         10           63         0         12        


"Teenagers" and Young Adults Killed or Injured in Crashes
by Year in Roosevelt 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       8       0       1         0       12       0       4      
2009 0       42       0       14         1       6       1       2      
2008 1       28       0       1         0       21       0       6      
2007 0       29       0       5         0       28       0       5      
2006 0       36       0       2         1       23       1       5      
2005 1       44       0       2         0       23       0       3      
2004 4       54       4       8         0       25       0       5      
2003 0       47       0       4         0       27       0       4      
2002 0       59       0       8         2       37       1       8      
2001 0       35       0       2         2       26       1       5