Safety: October 2020

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 fatalities447​

Third Quarter five year average is 433​ Annual target is 561​



Performance is trending in a favorable direction As of September 30th, there have been 447 fatalities in 2020. Our long-term goal is to reduce preventable deaths (a lower number is better). 2019 total for fatalities was 551.​
​10/2020​

Serious Traffic Injuries
Calendar year 2020 (Preliminary)​

 

Number of serious traffic injuries2,346​

Third Quarter five year average is 2,438 Annual target is 3,016


Performance is trending in a favorable directionAs of September 30th, 2,346 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.
​10/2020

Traffic Crashes
Calendar year 2020 (Preliminary)

Number of traffic crashes80,454

Third Quarter five year average is 95,943 Annual target is 129,207​

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Performance is trending in a favorable directionAs of September 30th, there were 80,454 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
​10/2020​
Safety Belt Use
Calendar year 2020
Percent of vehicle occupants wearing a seat belt89.2
92.0 by 2020Performance is trending in a favorable direction​​
​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​​