Safety: April 2019

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 2019(Preliminary)

 

Number of traffic fatalities99

First quarter five year average is 107.

Annual target is 551.

                   Performance is trending in a favorable direction As of March 31st, there have been 99 fatalities in 2019. Our long-term goal is to reduce preventable deaths (a lower number is better). Total for 2018 total for fatalities was 575.​4/2019

Serious Traffic Injuries
Calendar year-to-date 2019(Preliminary)

 

Number of serious traffic injuries506

First quarter five year average is 573.

Annual target is 2,988.

                Performance is trending in a favorable direction As of March 31st, 506 persons have received serious injuries in 2019. In 2017, the crash report was updated to reflect national standards. Preliminary 2018 total for serious traffic injuries was 3,211.​4/2019​

Traffic Crashes
Calendar year-to-date 2019(Preliminary)

Number of traffic crashes37,655

First quarter five year average is 34,472.

Annual target is 124,388.

                 Performance is trending in an unfavorable direction As of March 31st, there were 37,655 traffic crashes in 2019. Our long-term goal is to reduce preventable deaths (a lower number is better). Preliminary 2018 total for traffic crashes was 144,143.​4/2019​
Safety Belt Use
Calendar year 2018
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​