DUI Statistics 10-01-01

PHONE: 961-2305
OCTOBER 1, 2001


During the week of September 24-30, 2001, Big Island police arrested 13 motorists for drunk driving.

So far this year, there have been 602 DUI arrests, a 33 percent decrease from the 896 arrested during the same period last year.

There have been 1,699 major accidents so far this year, compared to 1,629 during the same period last year, an increase of 4 percent.

There have been 21 traffic fatalities on the Big Island so far this year, compared to 30 during the same period last year, a decrease of 30 percent. Six of the traffic fatalities this year were related to driving while intoxicated, compared to 11 at the same time last year, a decrease of 45 percent.

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

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