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Crash Preventability Demonstration Program Quarterly Statistics

Request for Data Review (RDR) Submission and Completion Metrics - as of September 28, 2018

RDRs Submitted to Crash Preventability Demonstration Program

Crash Type

Number of RDRs Received

When the commercial motor vehicle (CMV) was struck by a motorist driving under the influence (or related offense)

588

When the CMV was struck by a motorist driving the wrong direction

1,004

When the CMV was struck in the rear

4,305

When the CMV was struck while legally stopped or parked, including when the vehicle was unattended

547

When the CMV was struck by an individual committing or attempting to commit suicide by stepping or driving in front of the CMV

68

When the CMV sustained disabling damage after striking an animal in the roadway

217

When the crash was a result of an infrastructure failure, falling trees, rocks, or other debris

176

When the CMV was struck by cargo or equipment from another vehicle

251

None of the above1

Total

7,157

RDRs Not Eligible for Crash Preventability Demonstration Program

Reason Crash is Not Eligible/Closed

Number of RDRs Not Eligible

Date was not on or after June 1, 2017

556

The crash was not a valid crash type for the program as indicated by the submitter

382

Closed - Not Eligible as determined by FMCSA

2,273

Closed - No response from submitter

77

Total

3,288

Crash Preventability Demonstration Program Determinations

Determination of RDR

Number of RDRs Completed

Preventable

44

Not Preventable

3,537

Undecided

169

Total

3,750

Crash Preventability Demonstration Program Determinations by Crash Type

Crash Type

Total RDRs

Undecided

Final Not Preventable

Preventable

When the commercial motor vehicle (CMV) was struck by a motorist driving under the influence (or related offense)

276

122568

When the CMV was struck by a motorist driving the wrong direction

258

152394

When the CMV was struck in the rear

2,613

1162,47225

When the CMV was struck while legally stopped or parked, including when the vehicle was unattended

302

142853

When the CMV was struck by an individual committing or attempting to commit suicide by stepping or driving in front of the CMV

9

09

0

When the CMV sustained disabling damage after striking an animal in the roadway

149

4144

1

When the crash was a result of an infrastructure failure, falling trees, rocks, or other debris

43

1

40

2

When the CMV was struck by cargo or equipment from another vehicle

100792

1

Total3,7501693,53744

Summary of Carrier Submission

  • 7,157 RDRs were submitted to the program by 2,334 unique carriers
  • 1,194 carriers submitted 1 RDR
  • 1,042 carriers submitted between 2 and 9 RDRs
  • 98 carriers submitted 10+ RDRs
  • The highest number of RDRs submitted by 1 carrier is 172 RDRs

RDRs by Motor Carrier Size based on Power Units (PU)

Fleet Size

Number of RDRs with Determination

Determination

Not Preventable

Preventable

Undecided

5 or Fewer PUs

45

38

0

7

5 < PUs <= 15

125

11528

15 < PUs <= 50

371345620

50 < PUs <= 500

1,3541,2891649

> 500 PUs

1,8551,7502085
Total3,7503,53744169

Number of RDRs Submitted by Carrier Operation

Carrier Operation

# RDRs Submitted

Percent of Total

Passenger Carrier

152

2%

Other Operations

7,009

98%

Total

7,157

100%

Number of RDRs Submitted by Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type

# RDRs Submitted

Percent of Total

Bus

152

2%

Large trucks

6,781

95%

Unknown2243%

Total

7,157

100%

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Updated: Thursday, October 25, 2018
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