Safety: January 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 2018 (Preliminary)

 

Number of traffic fatalities577

Fourth quarter five year average is 552.

Annual target is 541.

                   Performance is trending in a favorable direction As of December 31st, there have been 577 fatalities in 2018. Our long-term goal is to reduce preventable deaths (a lower number is better). Total for 2017 number of fatalities was 594.​1/2019

Serious Traffic Injuries
Calendar year 2018 (Preliminary)

 

Number of serious traffic injuries3,174

Fourth quarter five year average is 3,165.

Annual target is 3,007.

                Performance is trending in a favorable direction As of December 31st, 3,174 persons have received serious injuries in 2018. In 2017, the crash report was updated to reflect national standards. Total number for 2017 serious traffic injuries was 3,492. 
​1/2019​

Traffic Crashes
Calendar year 2018 (Preliminary)

Number of traffic crashes142,595

Fourth quarter five year average is 125,705.

Annual target is 119,420.

                 Performance is trending in an unfavorable direction As of December 31st, there were 142,595 traffic crashes in 2018. Our long-term goal is to reduce preventable deaths (a lower number is better). Total number of 2017 traffic crashes was 139,870.​1/2019​
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​