DUI statistics 11-08-04

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HAWAII COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
TRAFFIC SERVICES SECTION
PHONE: 961-2227
NOVEMBER 8, 2004

MEDIA RELEASE

During the week of November 1-7, 2004, Big Island police arrested 27 motorists for drunk driving. Three of the drivers were involved in a traffic crash and six were under the age of 21.

So far this year, there have been 903 DUI arrests, compared to 867 during the same period last year, an increase of 4 percent. The numbers of arrests by district were:

DUI Arrests by District
District Weekly Total Year to Date
Hamakua 0 12
North Hilo 0 6
South Hilo 2 240
Puna 13 128
Ka’u 0 12
Kona 11 435
South Kohala 1 53
North Kohala 0 17
Island Total 27 903

There have been 2,095 major accidents so far this year, compared to 1,975 during the same period last year, an increase of 6 percent.

There have been 36 traffic fatalities on the Big Island so far this year, compared to 31 for the same period last year, an increase of 16 percent. There have been eight fatalities attributed to drunk driving so far this year, compared to 11 at this time last year, a decrease of 27 percent. There have been 13 drug-related fatalities so far this year, compared to 13 fatalities at the same time last year.

DUI roadblocks and patrols will be continued on an islandwide basis.

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