Safety: October 2018

MAPSS Performance Scorecard
Performance measure How we measure it Current report period Goal  Goal
  met
Trend Comments ​Date last reported
Safety: Moving toward minimizing the number of deaths, injuries and crashes on our roadways.

Traffic Fatalities
Calendar year-to-date 2018(Preliminary)

 

Number of traffic fatalities445

Third quarter target is 405.

Annual target is 541.

                   Performance is trending in a favorable direction As of September 30th, there have been 445 fatalities in 2018. Our long-term goal is to reduce preventable deaths (a lower number is better). Third quarter 2017 was 446. ​10/2018

Serious Traffic Injuries
Calendar year-to-date 2018 (Preliminary)

 

Number of serious traffic injuries2,451Third quarter target is 2,292.
Annual target is 3,007.
                Performance is trending in a favorable direction As of September 30th, 2,451 persons have received serious injuries in 2018. In 2017, the crash report was updated to reflect national standards. Third quarter 2017 was 2,707. 
​10/2018​

Traffic Crashes
Calendar year-to-date 2018 (Preliminary)

Number of traffic crashes102,237Third quarter target is 83,235.
Annual target is 119,420.
                 Performance is trending in an unfavorable direction As of September 30th, there have been 102,237 traffic crashes in 2018. Our long-term goal is to reduce preventable deaths (a lower number is better). Previous 5 year average is 87,616.​10/2018​
Safety Belt Use
Calendar year 2018 (Preliminary)
Percent of vehicle occupants wearing a seat belt89.392.0 by 2020 Trend is holding While Wisconsin’s safety belt usage fell slightly in 2018, we still lag behind neighboring states, with use rates of more than 90 percent. We were better than the five year average of 86.1.​10/2018​