Find resources related to your State Safety Data Quality measures and how to ensure they are accurate and timely
TA Webinar: SSDQ Foundations - Understanding Your State's Data Quality Measures (Sept 30, 2020)
This webinar dives into a general overview of the Data Quality website focused on increasing your understanding of the State Safety Data Quality (SSDQ) measures and assists you in locating available resources and reports.
TA Webinar: SSDQ Office Hours - Chat with a Data Quality Specialist (Oct 7, 2020)
This webinar is a recording of an open office hours session where participants asked the Data Quality Specialists their questions on topics they want to understand more clearly.
Advocacy Video: Impact of Data Quality from a MA State Police Trooper
In this advocacy video, Trooper Calvin Butner explains the importance of quality crash and inspection data. (2 minutes)
FARS/MCMIS Matching Tool: Description
This webpage describes the purpose of the FARS/MCMIS Matching Tool and what you should do with your results.
Non-Fatal Crash Completeness Tool: Description
This webpage describes the purpose of the Non-Fatal Crash Completeness Tool.
This webpage provides an overview of the methodology used by FMCSA to evaluate the completeness, timeliness, accuracy, and consistency of the State- reported commercial motor vehicle crash and inspection records in MCMIS.
Index of Data Reports and Tools
This webpage describes the State Safety Data Quality measures and the State Data Analysis Reports that provide additional details on the activity in a State impacting the measures.
FARS/MCMIS Matching Tool: Results
The FARS/MCMIS Matching Tool helps reconcile differences between the number of fatal crash records in the FARS and MCMIS databases.
Non-Fatal Crash Completeness Tool: Results
The national Non-Fatal Crash Completeness tool summary shows the number of States within each result. A State’s result is based on an estimate of how many non-fatal crash records a State should be reporting to MCMIS.
This online report shows the number of States within each rating. A State’s overall rating is based on nine performance measures and one indicator, except measures with a rating of Insufficient Data.
Life of an FMCSA Record
This eLearning course is designed to help new MCSAP employees by providing an overview of the path that a crash or inspection record takes on its way to FMCSA.
Acronyms Job Aid
This chart defines commonly used acronyms that you may encounter.
How to Code Records Where Driver Data Are Legitimately Missing Job Aid
This job aid instructs on how to exclude records from the Crash Record Completeness measure when there is legitimately missing information.
Data Quality Analyst Reports
This job aid highlights reports provided by FMCSA that support data quality in SAFETYNET.
Life of a Record After the MCSAP Office
This slide deck was presented at the 2021 CVSA/FMCSA Data Quality & Systems Training. This session builds on the "Query Mechanics" session and explains when best to use queries to complete tasks efficiently.
SAFETYNET: How to Improve Completeness in Inspections and Crashes
This slide deck was presented at the 2021 CVSA/FMCSA Data Quality & Systems Training. This session provides an overview of the SSDQ Inspection and Crash Completeness measures and how to research, identify, and remedy incomplete records.
SAFETYNET Data Quality Tool v1.1 Instruction Guide
This guide explains how to access, install, and run the SAFETYNET Data Quality Tool.