Safety: July 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 fatalities229

Second Quarter five year average is 253 Annual target is 551

       Performance is trending in a favorable direction As of June 30th, there have been 229 fatalities in 2019. Our long-term goal is to reduce preventable deaths (a lower number is better). Preliminary 2018 total for fatalities was 576.​
​7/2019

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

 

Number of serious traffic injuries1,341

Second Quarter five year average is 1,418 Annual target is 2,988​​​

       Performance is trending in a favorable directionAs of June 30th, 1,341 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 3,212.
​7/2019​

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

Number of traffic crashes69,517

Second Quarter five year average is 62,298

Annual target is 124,351

                 Performance is trending in a favorable directionAs of June 30th, there were 62,517 traffic crashes in 2019, less than the previous year. Our long-term goal is to reduce preventable deaths (a lower number is better). Preliminary 2018 total for traffic crashes was 144,209.
​7/2019​
Safety Belt Use
Calendar year 2017
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.​7/2018​