HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
TRAFFIC SERVICES SECTION
SERGEANT RANDY APELE
APRIL 9, 2001
During the week of April 2-8, 2001, Big Island police arrested nine motorists for drunk driving. One of the drivers was under the age of 21.
So far this year, there have been 215 DUI arrests, a 38 percent decrease from the 349 arrested during the same period last year.
There have been 616 major accidents so far this year, compared to 590 during the same period last year, an increase of 4 percent.
There have been six traffic fatalities on the Big Island so far this year, compared to nine during the same period last year, a decrease of 33 percent.
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