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Data-driven safety systems are vital to informing decisions that improve safety on the Nation’s roads—FMCSA relies on the States for accurate and comprehensive data on eligible crashes and inspections to focus resources to further reduce crashes. We can’t do it without you.

Each month, States are rated on reporting of safety data—this page provides States with a robust resource to view their ratings and measures, and learn how to improve data quality performance.

FMCSA & State users:

Data current as of November 17, 2017

Measures: Crash Record Completeness

98%
CRASH RECORD
COMPLETENESS
98% of your State’s evaluated crash records have complete driver and vehicle information. These crashes occurred between 01/01/2016 and 12/31/2016. Your rating is good because your percentage is greater than or equal to 85%. Learn how this rating is calculated.
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Why this matters

Complete driver and vehicle information helps FMCSA associate crashes to the right driver, vehicle, and carrier. Crashes are included on the driver’s and carrier’s safety records and are used by the SMS to prioritize carriers for interventions that pose the greatest safety risk.

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Make sure that you understand this measure and your State's rating. Use the following analysis reports to identify and address issues that could be affecting your data quality. Remember, even good ratings often have room for improvement.

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Table 1: Delaware: Crash Record Completeness
Monthly Results/
MCMIS Run Date
Event Date Range Rating Driver Identification
Completeness Evaluation
Vehicle Identification
Completeness Evaluation
Crash Record Completeness
MOST CURRENT DATA RUN
Nov '17
11/17/2017
09/01/2016 - 08/31/2017 Good - Green Circle 97% 99% 98%
Oct '17
10/27/2017
08/01/2016 - 07/31/2017 Good - Green Circle 96% 98% 97%
Sep '17
09/29/2017
07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017 Good - Green Circle 96% 98% 97%
Aug '17
08/25/2017
06/01/2016 - 05/31/2017 Good - Green Circle 96% 98% 97%
Jul '17
07/28/2017
05/01/2016 - 04/30/2017 Good - Green Circle 96% 98% 97%
Jun '17
06/30/2017
04/01/2016 - 03/31/2017 Good - Green Circle 96% 98% 97%
May '17
05/26/2017
03/01/2016 - 02/28/2017 Good - Green Circle 96% 98% 97%
Apr '17
04/28/2017
02/01/2016 - 01/31/2017 Good - Green Circle 96% 98% 97%
Mar '17
03/31/2017
01/01/2016 - 12/31/2016 Good - Green Circle 96% 98% 97%
Feb '17
02/24/2017
12/01/2015 - 11/30/2016 Good - Green Circle 96% 98% 97%
Jan '17
01/27/2017
11/01/2015 - 10/31/2016 Good - Green Circle 96% 98% 97%
Dec '16
12/30/2016
10/01/2015 - 09/30/2016 Good - Green Circle 96% 98% 97%
Nov '16
11/25/2016
09/01/2015 - 08/31/2016 Good - Green Circle 96% 98% 97%

Good - Green CircleGood

Percentage of completed driver and vehicle information is >= 85%

Fair - Yellow CircleFair

Percentage of completed driver and vehicle information is 70-84%

Poor - Red CirclePoor

Percentage of completed driver and vehicle information is < 70%

Insuf - Gray CircleInsufficient Data

State has < 15 records reported in current timeframe AND percentage of completed driver and vehicle information is < 70%

Table 2: Driver Identification Completeness
Monthly Results/
MCMIS Run Date
Crash Records Evaluated Records with Complete Driver Information   # Records with Driver Information
# Records % Records Last Name First Name Date of Birth License Number License Class
MOST CURRENT DATA RUN
Nov '17
11/17/2017
673 650 97% 673 673 673 666 657
Oct '17
10/27/2017
676 651 96% 676 676 676 669 658
Sep '17
09/29/2017
648 623 96% 648 648 647 639 630
Aug '17
08/25/2017
625 601 96% 625 625 624 616 608
Jul '17
07/28/2017
620 597 96% 620 620 619 610 605
Jun '17
06/30/2017
626 601 96% 626 626 625 615 610
May '17
05/26/2017
630 604 96% 630 630 629 618 614
Apr '17
04/28/2017
622 597 96% 622 622 621 610 607
Mar '17
03/31/2017
608 584 96% 608 608 606 598 591
Feb '17
02/24/2017
623 599 96% 623 623 621 613 606
Jan '17
01/27/2017
598 576 96% 598 598 594 589 582
Dec '16
12/30/2016
594 572 96% 593 593 587 587 575
Nov '16
11/25/2016
583 559 96% 581 581 573 575 562

Table 3: Vehicle Identification Completeness
Monthly Results/
MCMIS Run Date
Crash Records Evaluated Records with Complete Vehicle Information   # Records with Vehicle Information
# Records % Records Vehicle Identification # License Plate # Vehicle Configuration Cargo Body Type GVWR
MOST CURRENT DATA RUN
Nov '17
11/17/2017
673 666 99% 669 669 673 673 673
Oct '17
10/27/2017
676 664 98% 668 671 676 675 676
Sep '17
09/29/2017
648 635 98% 639 643 648 647 648
Aug '17
08/25/2017
625 613 98% 616 621 625 624 625
Jul '17
07/28/2017
620 608 98% 611 616 620 619 620
Jun '17
06/30/2017
626 614 98% 617 622 626 625 626
May '17
05/26/2017
630 618 98% 621 626 630 629 630
Apr '17
04/28/2017
622 610 98% 614 617 622 621 622
Mar '17
03/31/2017
608 598 98% 602 603 608 607 608
Feb '17
02/24/2017
623 611 98% 617 616 623 622 623
Jan '17
01/27/2017
598 588 98% 593 593 598 597 598
Dec '16
12/30/2016
594 583 98% 589 589 594 592 594
Nov '16
11/25/2016
583 572 98% 578 578 583 581 583

Good - Green CircleGood

Percentage of completed driver and vehicle information is >= 85%

Fair - Yellow CircleFair

Percentage of completed driver and vehicle information is 70-84%

Poor - Red CirclePoor

Percentage of completed driver and vehicle information is < 70%

Insuf - Gray CircleInsufficient Data

State has < 15 records reported in current timeframe AND percentage of completed driver and vehicle information is < 70%

Data Source: MCMIS fatal and non-fatal crash records for 12 months representing interstate, intrastate, and non-motor carriers, and includes large trucks and buses.
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The Crash Record Completeness measure evaluates 12 months of data to determine your State’s rating. A record is evaluated if the date of the crash event—not the date of upload to FMCSA—falls within that 12-month range. As shown below, the range begins 15 months before the evaluation month, but excludes the most recent three months of data. In the example, the January 2015 evaluation looks at the 12-month event date range November 1, 2013, through October 31, 2014; crashes that occurred after October 31, 2014, were not included in the evaluation.

evaluation period

This measure evaluates driver information and vehicle information in fatal and non-fatal crash records representing interstate, intrastate, and non-motor carriers, and includes large trucks and buses.

The driver information evaluation includes the following: driver license number, driver date of birth, driver first name, driver last name, and license class. The vehicle information evaluation includes the following: Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), license plate number, vehicle configuration, cargo body type, and Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). In both evaluations, a record is considered incomplete if any of the required information is missing.

The rating percentage is determined by evaluating the completeness of the driver information and vehicle information separately and then averaging these results together. If the percentage of complete records is

  • 85% or more, the rating is GOOD
  • Between 70% and 84%, the rating is FAIR
  • Less than 70%, the rating is POOR, unless the number of records reported in current timeframe is less than 15 and the percentage of completed driver and vehicle information is less than 70%, in which case the rating is INSUFFICIENT DATA.
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