2013 DUI stats 01-06-14

Posted By cloos On January 6, 2014 @ 8:49 am In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled

Hawaiʻi Police Department
Traffic Services Section
Sergeant Robert Pauole
Phone: 961-2305

 

Media Release

For the year 2013, there were 1,348 DUI arrests compared with 1,477 in 2012. The numbers of arrests by district were:

District For the Year 2013
Hāmākua 22
North Hilo 9
South Hilo 431
Puna 173
Ka’ū 22
Kona 596
South Kohala 87
North Kohala 8
Island Total: 1,348

There were 308 drivers arrested for driving under the influence of an intoxicant who were involved in traffic accidents in 2013 compared with 352 in 2012, a decrease of 12.5 percent.

There were 123 drivers arrested for driving under the influence of an intoxicant who were under the age of 21 in 2013 compared with 104 in 2012, an increase of 18.3 percent.

There were 1,326 major accidents in 2013 compared with 1,466 in 2012, a decrease of 9.5 percent.

There were 25 fatalities on Hawaiʻi Island compared with 38 fatalities in 2012, a decrease of 34.2 percent.

Thirteen fatalities in 2013 were related to drugs only (5), alcohol only (2), or a combination of both (6), compared with 28 fatalities in 2012 related to drugs only (12), alcohol only (4), or a combination of both (12).

DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue island wide.



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