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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 September 28, 2018

Measures: Crash Record Completeness

100%
CRASH RECORD
COMPLETENESS
100% of your State's evaluated crash records have complete driver and vehicle information. These crashes occurred between 07/01/2017 and 06/30/2018. 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: South Dakota: 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
Sep '18
09/28/2018
07/01/2017 - 06/30/2018 Good - Green Circle 99% 100% 100%
Aug '18
08/31/2018
06/01/2017 - 05/31/2018 Good - Green Circle 99% 100% 100%
Jul '18
07/27/2018
05/01/2017 - 04/30/2018 Good - Green Circle 99% 100% 100%
Jun '18
06/29/2018
04/01/2017 - 03/31/2018 Good - Green Circle 99% 100% 100%
May '18
05/25/2018
03/01/2017 - 02/28/2018 Good - Green Circle 99% 100% 100%
Apr '18
04/27/2018
02/01/2017 - 01/31/2018 Good - Green Circle 99% 100% 100%
Mar '18
03/30/2018
01/01/2017 - 12/31/2017 Good - Green Circle 98% 100% 99%
Feb '18
02/23/2018
12/01/2016 - 11/30/2017 Good - Green Circle 98% 100% 99%
Jan '18
01/26/2018
11/01/2016 - 10/31/2017 Good - Green Circle 99% 100% 100%
Dec '17
12/29/2017
10/01/2016 - 09/30/2017 Good - Green Circle 99% 100% 100%
Nov '17
11/17/2017
09/01/2016 - 08/31/2017 Good - Green Circle 99% 100% 100%
Oct '17
10/27/2017
08/01/2016 - 07/31/2017 Good - Green Circle 99% 100% 100%
Sep '17
09/29/2017
07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017 Good - Green Circle 98% 100% 99%

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
Sep '18
09/28/2018
372 370 99% 372 370 372 370 370
Aug '18
08/31/2018
368 365 99% 368 365 368 365 365
Jul '18
07/27/2018
376 373 99% 376 373 376 373 373
Jun '18
06/29/2018
369 366 99% 369 366 369 366 366
May '18
05/25/2018
358 354 99% 358 355 358 355 354
Apr '18
04/27/2018
343 338 99% 343 339 343 339 338
Mar '18
03/30/2018
350 344 98% 350 345 350 345 344
Feb '18
02/23/2018
343 337 98% 343 338 343 338 337
Jan '18
01/26/2018
355 350 99% 355 350 355 350 350
Dec '17
12/29/2017
350 348 99% 350 348 350 348 348
Nov '17
11/17/2017
351 349 99% 351 349 351 349 349
Oct '17
10/27/2017
361 356 99% 361 359 361 359 356
Sep '17
09/29/2017
360 354 98% 360 358 360 357 354

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
Sep '18
09/28/2018
372 372 100% 372 372 372 372 372
Aug '18
08/31/2018
368 368 100% 368 368 368 368 368
Jul '18
07/27/2018
376 376 100% 376 376 376 376 376
Jun '18
06/29/2018
369 369 100% 369 369 369 369 369
May '18
05/25/2018
358 358 100% 358 358 358 358 358
Apr '18
04/27/2018
343 343 100% 343 343 343 343 343
Mar '18
03/30/2018
350 350 100% 350 350 350 350 350
Feb '18
02/23/2018
343 343 100% 343 343 343 343 343
Jan '18
01/26/2018
355 355 100% 355 355 355 355 355
Dec '17
12/29/2017
350 350 100% 350 350 350 350 350
Nov '17
11/17/2017
351 351 100% 351 351 351 351 351
Oct '17
10/27/2017
361 361 100% 361 361 361 361 361
Sep '17
09/29/2017
360 360 100% 360 360 360 360 360

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.

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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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