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Safety: January 2014
|Performance measure||How we measure it||Current report period||Goal||Goal met||Trend||Comments|
|Safety: Moving toward minimizing the number of deaths, injuries and crashes on our roadways.|
*Preliminary calendar year 2013
|Number of traffic fatalities||529||543||In 2013, Wisconsin experienced the lowest number of annual traffic fatalities since 1944. There was an 11.8 percent reduction from 2012 and a 7.2 percent reduction from the five-year average. Our long-term goal is zero preventable deaths (a lower number is better).|
Calendar year 2012
|Injury rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled||66.63||Annual target rate is 71.29||The personal injury rate in 2012 was the lowest rate recorded, 11 percent below the five-year rolling average of 75.05 (a lower rate is better).|
Calendar year 2012
|Crash rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled||185.12||Annual target rate is 188.56||2012 data is 6.7 percent below the prior five-year rolling average (a lower rate is better).|
|Seat belt use
Calendar year 2013
|Percent of vehicle occupants wearing a seat belt||82.4||85.0||While Wisconsin's seat belt usage reached an all-time high in 2012, the state still lags behind neighboring states like Illinois and Michigan, which estimate safety belt use rates of more than 90 percent.|
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