Safety: April 2018

MAPSS Performance Scorecard
Performance measure How we measure it Current report period Goal  Goal
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Trend Comments
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 fatalities130

First quarter target is 102.

Annual target is 541.

                   Performance is trending in an unfavorable direction As of April 30th, there have been 130 fatalities in 2018. Our long-term goal is to reduce preventable deaths (a lower number is better). Previous 5 year average is 104. 

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

 

Number of serious traffic injuries563First quarter target is 541.
Annual target is 2,967.
                Performance is trending in a favorable direction As of April 30th, 563 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 570.

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

Number of traffic crashes29,947First quarter target is 29,278.
Annual target is 116,131.
                 Performance is trending in a favorable direction As of April 30th, there have been 29,947 traffic crashes in 2018. Our long-term goal is reduced preventable deaths (a lower number is better). Previous 5 year average is 30,819.
Safety Belt Use
Calendar year 2017
Percent of vehicle occupants wearing a seat belt89.492.0 by 2020 check Performance is trending in a favorable direction While Wisconsin’s seat 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.