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Crash Preventability Demonstration Program Quarterly Statistics

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

1,066

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

1,760

When the CMV was struck in the rear

7,642

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

981

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

145

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

411

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

323

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

472

None of the above4

Total

12,804

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

663

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

645

Closed - Not Eligible as determined by FMCSA

4,151

Closed - No response from submitter

124

Total

5,583

Crash Preventability Demonstration Program Determinations

Determination of RDR

Number of RDRs Completed

Preventable

89

Not Preventable

5,631

Undecided

329

Total

6,049

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)

456

2242113

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

394313567

When the CMV was struck in the rear

4,1882263,91250

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

480294438

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

18117

0

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

247102343

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

90286

2

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

15871465
Total6,0313285,61588

Summary of Carrier Submission

  • 12,804 RDRs were submitted to the program by 3,677 unique carriers
  • 1,781 carriers submitted 1 RDR
  • 1,700 carriers submitted between 2 and 9 RDRs
  • 196 carriers submitted 10+ RDRs
  • The highest number of RDRs submitted by 1 carrier is 261 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

130

106321

5 < PUs <= 15

216195318

15 < PUs <= 50

6435831941

50 < PUs <= 500

2,1352,0103392

> 500 PUs

2,9072,72130156
Total6,0315,61588328

Number of RDRs Submitted by Carrier Operation

Carrier Operation

# RDRs Submitted

Percent of Total

Passenger Carrier

289

2.3%

Other Operations

12,515

97.7%

Total

12,804

100%

Number of RDRs Submitted by Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type

# RDRs Submitted

Percent of Total

Bus

274

2%

Large trucks

11,867

93%

Unknown6635%

Total

12,804

100%

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Updated: Friday, July 26, 2019
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