Safety: October 2019

MAPSS Performance Scorecard
Performance measure How we measure it Current report period Goal  Goal
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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 2019(Preliminary)

 

Number of traffic fatalities418

Third Quarter five year average is 423 Annual target is 551


Performance is trending in a favorable direction As of September 30th, there have been 418 fatalities in 2019. Our long-term goal is to reduce preventable deaths (a lower number is better). Preliminary 2018 total for fatalities was 576.​
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Serious Traffic Injuries
Calendar year-to-date 2019(Preliminary)

 

Number of serious traffic injuries2,383

Third Quarter five year average is 2,407 Annual target is 2,988​​​


Performance is trending in a favorable directionAs of September 30th, 2,383 persons have received serious injuries in 2019. In 2017, the crash report was updated to reflect national standards. 2018 total for fatalities was 3,212​.
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Traffic Crashes
Calendar year-to-date 2019(Preliminary)

Number of traffic crashes102,192

Third Quarter five year average is 92,076

Annual target is 124,352

                 Performance is trending in a favorable directionAs of September 30th, there were 102,192 traffic crashes in 2019, less than the previous year. Our long-term goal is to reduce preventable deaths (a lower number is better). 2018 total for traffic crashes was 144,212​.
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Safety Belt Use
Calendar year 2019​
Percent of vehicle occupants wearing a seat belt90.2
92.0 by 2020 Performance is trending in a favorable direction​While Wisconsin’s safety belt usage reached an all time high in 2019, we still lag behind neighboring states, with use rates of more than 90 percent. We were better than the five year average of 87.5.​
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