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Crash Preventability Demonstration Program Quarterly Statistics

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

1,203

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

1,999

When the CMV was struck in the rear

8,725

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

1,119

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

164

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

471

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

372

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

551

None of the above4

Total

14,608

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

665

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

769

Closed - Not Eligible as determined by FMCSA

4,573

Closed - No response from submitter

131

Total

6,138

Crash Preventability Demonstration Program Determinations

Determination of RDR

Number of RDRs Completed

Preventable

116

Not Preventable

6,512

Undecided

417

Total

7,045

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)

531

2748816

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

446364019

When the CMV was struck in the rear

4,8902924,53266

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

5503050713

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

22220

0

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

281112664

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

1014943

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

184111685
Total7,0054136,476116

Summary of Carrier Submission

  • 14,608 RDRs were submitted to the program by 4,085 unique carriers
  • 1,955 carriers submitted 1 RDR
  • 1,903 carriers submitted between 2 and 9 RDRs
  • 227 carriers submitted 10+ RDRs
  • The highest number of RDRs submitted by 1 carrier is 285 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

161

132326

5 < PUs <= 15

265230827

15 < PUs <= 50

7506762153

50 < PUs <= 500

2,5192,34746126

> 500 PUs

3,3103,09138181
Total7,0056,476116413

Number of RDRs Submitted by Carrier Operation

Carrier Operation

# RDRs Submitted

Percent of Total

Passenger Carrier

333

2.3%

Other Operations

14,275

97.7%

Total

14,608

100%

Number of RDRs Submitted by Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type

# RDRs Submitted

Percent of Total

Bus

313

2%

Large trucks

13,550

93%

Unknown7455%

Total

14,608

100%

 

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Last updated: Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019