New Mexico Traffic Fatality Analysis Report 1997

New Mexico Motor Vehicle Traffic Crash Fatalities for January --December, 1997

Month

Total
Alcohol
Involved
No
Alcohol
Alcohol
Unknown
Motor
Vehicle
Motor-
cycle

ATV
Pedest-
rian
Pedal-
cyclist
January 28 12 16 0 20 1 0 6 1
February 37 22 15 0 31 1 0 5 0
March 39 21 18 0 30 5 0 3 1
April 28 9 19 0 22 1 0 5 0
May 50 16 33 1 40 3 0 7 0
June 44 13 30 1 34 2 0 8 0
July 45 18 26 1 42 0 0 2 1
August 56 20 33 3 45 5 0 6 0
September 40 16 24 0 33 1 0 5 1
October 45 27 18 0 32 4 0 9 0
November 31 15 15 1 23 2 0 6 0
December 41 23 18 0 35 1 0 4 1
Fatalities for 1997 484 212 265 7 387 26 0 66 5
Helmet and Seat Belt Usage
Percentage of Alcohol Involvement Yes No Unknown Total
Alcohol Involved 43.80% Helmet
MC/ATV
3 22 1 26
Non-Alcohol Involved 54.75% Seat
Belt
126 254 6 386
Location Residence Child (0-12) Fatalities
Urban 103 New Mexico 348 0,1 4 (2 ysb, 2 nsb)
Rural 381 Elsewhere 136 2 3 (2 ysb, 1 nsb)
Total 484 Total 484 3 6 (2 ysb, 4 nsb)
4 3 (3 ysb)
Senior (70+) Fatalities Teen (13-19) Fatalities 5 1 (nsb)
MV 34 13 4 6 2 (2 nsb)
MC 0 14 1 7 1 (nsb)
ATV 0 15 10 8 2 (1 ysb, 1 nsb)
PED 6 16 8 9 3 (1 pd, 2 nsb)
PC 0 17 16 10 2 (1 ysb, 1 nsb)
Total 40 18 8 11 1 (nsb)
19 14 12 2 (1 ysb, 1 nsb)
Total 61 (12.60%) Total 30 ( 6.20%)