Safety: July 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 fatalities263

Second quarter target is 241.

Annual target is 541.

                   Performance is trending in an unfavorable direction As of July 30th, there have been 263 fatalities in 2018. Our long-term goal is to reduce preventable deaths (a lower number is better). Previous 5 year average is 244. ​7/2018

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

 

Number of serious traffic injuries1,361Second quarter target is 1,322.
Annual target is 2,968.
                Performance is trending in a favorable direction As of July 30th, 1,361 persons have received serious injuries in 2018. Beginning in 2017, the crash report was changed to reflect current national standards. Injury severity went from an officer's judgment of the consequences of the injury to readily apparent symptoms. Previous 5 year average is 1,391.
​7/2018​

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

Number of traffic crashes60,211Second quarter target is 54,925.
Annual target is 116,147.
                 Performance is trending in an unfavorable direction As of July 30th, there have been 60,211 traffic crashes in 2018. Our long-term goal is reduced preventable deaths (a lower number is better). Previous 5 year average is 57,815.​7/2018​
Safety Belt Use
Calendar year 2018 (Preliminary)
Percent of vehicle occupants wearing a seat belt89.392.0 by 2020 Performance is trending in a favorable direction While Wisconsin’s safety belt usage reached an all-time high in 2017, we lag behind neighboring states like Illinois and Michigan, with use rates of more than 90 percent.​7/2018​