01-06-15 2014 DUI stats

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

 

Media Release

For the year 2014, there were 1,158 DUI arrests compared with 1,348 in 2013, a decrease of 14.1 percent. The numbers of arrests by district were:

District For the Year 2014
Hāmākua 10
North Hilo 4
South Hilo 377
Puna 185
Ka’ū 27
Kona 412
South Kohala 135
North Kohala 8
Island Total: 1,158

There were 304 drivers arrested for driving under the influence of an intoxicant who were involved in traffic accidents in 2014 compared with 308 in 2013, a decrease of 1.3 percent.

There were 68 drivers arrested for driving under the influence of an intoxicant who were under the age of 21 in 2014 compared with 123 in 2013, a decrease of 44.7 percent.

There were 1,530 major accidents in 2014 compared with 1,341 in 2013, an increase of 14.1 percent.

There were 11 fatalities on Hawaiʻi Island compared with 25 fatalities in 2013, a decrease of 56 percent.

Six fatalities in 2014 were related to drugs only (3), alcohol only (0), or a combination of both (3), compared with 14 fatalities in 2013 related to drugs only (6), alcohol only (2), or a combination of both (6).

DUI roadblocks and patrols will continue island wide.


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