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Crash Preventability Demonstration Program Quarterly Statistics

Request for Data Review (RDR) Submission and Completion Metrics - as of December 27, 2019

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)

1,212

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

2,010

When the CMV was struck in the rear

8,782

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

1,128

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

166

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

478

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

376

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

554

None of the above 4

Total

14,710

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

668

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

1,491

Closed - Not Eligible as determined by FMCSA

5,203

Closed - No response from submitter

143

Total

7,505

Crash Preventability Demonstration Program Determinations

Determination of RDR

Number of RDRs Completed

Preventable

139

Not Preventable

7,586

Undecided

487

Total

8,212

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)

621

34 571 16

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

518 42 464 12

When the CMV was struck in the rear

5,702 333 5,294 75

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

649 38 590 21

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

27 3 24

0

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

336 17 313 6

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

123 7 113 3

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

212 11 195 6
Total 8,188 485 7,564 139

Summary of Carrier Submission

  • 14,710 RDRs were submitted to the program by 4,092 unique carriers
  • 1,952 carriers submitted 1 RDR
  • 1,911 carriers submitted between 2 and 9 RDRs
  • 229 carriers submitted 10+ RDRs
  • The highest number of RDRs submitted by 1 carrier is 287 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

204

166 4 34

5 < PUs <= 15

322 283 12 27

15 < PUs <= 50

876 786 24 66

50 < PUs <= 500

2,989 2,781 56 152

> 500 PUs

3,797 3,548 43 206
Total 8,188 7,564 139 485

Number of RDRs Submitted by Carrier Operation

Carrier Operation

# RDRs Submitted

Percent of Total

Passenger Carrier

340

2.3%

Other Operations

14,370

97.7%

Total

14,710

100%

Number of RDRs Submitted by Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type

# RDRs Submitted

Percent of Total

Bus

314

2%

Large trucks

13,712

93%

Unknown 684 5%

Total

14,710

100%

 

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Last updated: Thursday, January 30, 2020