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Crash Preventability Demonstration Program Quarterly Statistics

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

739

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

1,248

When the CMV was struck in the rear

5,349

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

684

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

93

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

281

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

224

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

334

None of the above1

Total

8,953

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

599

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

452

Closed - Not Eligible as determined by FMCSA

2,808

Closed - No response from submitter

109

Total

3,968

Crash Preventability Demonstration Program Determinations

Determination of RDR

Number of RDRs Completed

Preventable

62

Not Preventable

4,290

Undecided

222

Total

4,574

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)

335

1431110

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

294

182715

When the CMV was struck in the rear

3,218

1583,02436

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

364

173425

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

12

012

0

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

17771682

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

60

157

2

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

11471052
Total4,5742224,29062

Summary of Carrier Submission

  • 8,953 RDRs were submitted to the program by 2,334 unique carriers
  • 1,402 carriers submitted 1 RDR
  • 1,232 carriers submitted between 2 and 9 RDRs
  • 135 carriers submitted 10+ RDRs
  • The highest number of RDRs submitted by 1 carrier is 203 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

72

57

0

15

5 < PUs <= 15

169156310

15 < PUs <= 50

4864481127

50 < PUs <= 500

1,6371,5472565

> 500 PUs

2,2102,08223105
Total4,5744,29062222

Number of RDRs Submitted by Carrier Operation

Carrier Operation

# RDRs Submitted

Percent of Total

Passenger Carrier

187

2.1%

Other Operations

8,766

97.9%

Total

8,953

100%

Number of RDRs Submitted by Vehicle Type

Vehicle Type

# RDRs Submitted

Percent of Total

Bus

187

2%

Large trucks

8,495

95%

Unknown2713%

Total

8,953

100%

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Updated: Sunday, January 20, 2019
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