HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
TRAFFIC SERVICES SECTION
SERGEANT RANDY APELE
APRIL 2, 2001
During the week of March 26-April 1, 2001, Big Island police arrested 10 motorists for drunk driving. One of the drivers was involved in a traffic accident, and two were under the age of 21.
So far this year, there have been 206 DUI arrests, a 36 percent decrease from the 324 arrested during the same period last year.
There have been 575 major accidents so far this year, compared to 552 during the same period last year, an increase of 4 percent.
There have been four traffic fatalities on the Big Island so far this year, compared to seven during the same period last year, a decrease of 43 percent.
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