Safety: July 2020

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 2020 (Preliminary)

 

Number of traffic fatalities244

Second Quarter five year average is 257 Annual target is 561​



Performance is trending in a favorable direction As of June 30th, there have been 244 fatalities in 2020. Our long-term goal is to reduce preventable deaths (a lower number is better). 2019 total for fatalities was 551.​
​7/2020​

Serious Traffic Injuries
Calendar year 2020 (Preliminary)​

 

Number of serious traffic injuries1,264

Second Quarter five year average is 1,435 Annual target is 3,016


Performance is trending in a favorable directionAs of June 30th, 1,264 persons have received serious injuries in 2020. In 2017, the crash report was updated to reflect national standards. 2019 total for serious traffic injuries was 3,133.​
​7/2020

Traffic Crashes
Calendar year 2020 (Preliminary)

Number of traffic crashes52,204

Second Quarter five year average is 64,834 Annual target is 129,207​

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Performance is trending in a favorable directionAs of June 30th, there were 52,204 traffic crashes in 2020. Our long-term goal is to reduce preventable deaths (a lower number is better). 2019 total for traffic crashes was 145,288.
​7/2020​
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.​
​10/2019​