Safety: January 2021

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MAPSS Performance Scorecard
​​Performance measure How we measure it Current report period Goal  Goal
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Trend Comments ​Date last reported
Safety: Moving toward minimizing the number of deaths, injuries and crashes on our roadways.

Traffic Fatalities
Calendar year 2020 (Preliminary)

 

Number of traffic fatalities593​

Fourth Quarter five year average is 573​ Annual target is 561​



red down As of December 31st, there have been 593​ fatalities in 2020. Our long-term goal is to reduce preventable deaths (a lower number is better). 2019 total for fatalities was 551.​
​1/2021​​​

Serious Traffic Injuries
Calendar year 2020 (Preliminary)​

 

Number of serious traffic injuries3,088​

Fourth Quarter five year average is 3,145 Annual target is 3,016


green arrowAs of December 31st, ​​3,088 persons have received serious injuries in 2020. In 2017, the crash report was updated to reflect national standards. 2019 total for serious traffic injuries was 3,133.
​1/2021

Traffic Crashes
Calendar year 2020 (Preliminary)

Number of traffic crashes113,290

Fourth Quarter five year average is 136,007 Annual target is 129,207​

blue check​​
Green arrowAs of December 31st, there were 113,290 traffic crashes in 2020. Our long-term goal is to reduce preventable deaths (a lower number is better). 2019 total for traffic crashes was 145,288
​1/2021​​
Safety Belt Use
Calendar year 2020
Percent of vehicle occupants wearing a seat belt89.2
92.0 by 2020 Red down arrow​​
​While Wisconsin’s safety belt usage rate reached the fourth highest in 2020, we still lag behind neighboring states, with use rates of more than 90 percent. We were better than the five year average of 88.6.
​10/2020​​