Safety: January 2020

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 2019 (Preliminary)

 

Number of traffic fatalities550

Fourth Quarter five year average is 562 ​Annual target is 551



Performance is trending in a favorable direction As of December 31st, there have been 550 fatalities in 2019. Our long-term goal is to reduce preventable deaths (a lower number is better). 2018 total for fatalities was 576.
​1/2020

Serious Traffic Injuries
Calendar year 2019 (Preliminary)​

 

Number of serious traffic injuries3,068

Fourth Quarter five year average is 3,146 Annual target is 2,988


Performance is trending in a favorable directionAs of December 31st, 3,068 persons have received serious injuries in 2019. In 2017, the crash report was updated to reflect national standards. 2018 total for serious traffic injuries was 3,212.
​1​/2020

Traffic Crashes
Calendar year 2019 (Preliminary)

Number of traffic crashes143,051

Fourth Quarter five year average is 130,896

Annual target is 124,352​

                 Performance is trending in a favorable directionAs of December 31st, there were 143,051 traffic crashes in 2019, which is less than the previous year. Our long-term goal is to reduce preventable deaths (a lower number is better). 2018 total for traffic crashes was 144,212.
​1/2020​
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​