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DUI statistics 05-28-02
HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
TRAFFIC SERVICES SECTION
SERGEANT RANDY APELE
MAY 28, 2002
During the week of May 21-27, 2002, Big Island police arrested 21 motorists for drunk driving. Eight of the drivers were involved in traffic accidents.
So far this year, there have been 322 DUI arrests, compared to 318 during the same period last year, an increase of 1 percent.
There have been 865 major accidents so far this year, compared to 938 during the same period last year, a decrease of 8 percent.
There have been 14 confirmed traffic fatalities on the Big Island so far this year, compared to 13 during the same period last year, an increase of 8 percent. The DUI fatality count so far this year is three, compared to five during the same period last year, a decrease of 40 percent.
DUI roadblocks and patrols will be continued on an islandwide basis.
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