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Crash Preventability Demonstration Program Quarterly Statistics

Request for Data Review (RDR) Submission and Completion Metrics - as of March 30, 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)

311

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

517

When the CMV was struck in the rear

2,225

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

275

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

30

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

127

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

83

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

131

None of the above1

Total

3,700

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

422

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

216

Closed - Not Eligible as determined by FMCSA

1,118

Closed - No response from submitter

61

Total

1,817

Crash Preventability Demonstration Program Determinations

Determination of RDR

Number of RDRs Completed

Preliminary Not Preventable

0

Preventable

23

Not Preventable

1657

Undecided

80

Total

1,760

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)

136

9

125

2

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

108

31032

When the CMV was struck in the rear

1237

55

1167

15

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

137

101261

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

5

05

0

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

72

170

1

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

19

1

17

1

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

46

1

44

1

Total1,760801,65723

Summary of Carrier Submission

  • 3,700 RDRs were submitted to the program by 1,322 unique carriers
  • 733 carriers submitted 1 RDR
  • 535 carriers submitted between 2 and 9 RDRs
  • 54 carriers submitted 10+ RDRs
  • The highest number of RDRs submitted by 1 carrier is 94 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

17

14

0

3

5 < PUs <= 15

39

34

2

3

15 < PUs <= 50

149

14036

50 < PUs <= 500

591

560823

> 500 PUs

964

9091045
Total1,7601,6572380

Number of RDRs Submitted by Carrier Operation

Carrier Operation

# RDRs Submitted

Percent of Total

Passenger Carrier

85

2.3%

Other Operations

3,615

97.7%

Total

3,700

100%

Number of RDRs Submitted by Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type

# RDRs Submitted

Percent of Total

Bus

81

2%

Large trucks

3,500

95%

Unknown1193%

Total

3,700

100%

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Updated: Monday, April 30, 2018
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