Safety Performance Targets

Federal regulations require MPOs and State DOTs to set targets for five safety performance measures. 

Transportation Performance Measures Overview

NCDOT proposed the the following targets for FY19 and the CAMPO Executive Board endorsed them at their Nov. 14, 2018 meeting, following a public hearing: 

  • Reduce total fatalities by 5.59 percent each year from 1,362.8 (2013-2017 average) to 1,214.7 (2015-2019 average) by December 31, 2019
  • Reduce the fatality rate by 5.02 percent each year from 1.216 (2013-2017 average) to 1.097 (2015-2019 average) by December 31, 2019
  • Reduce total serious injuries by 6.77 percent each year from 2,865.2 (2013-2017 average) to 2,490.6 (2015-2019 average) by December 31, 2019
  • Reduce the serious injury rate by 6.12 percent each year from 2.528 (2013-2017 average) to 2.228 (2015-2019 average) by December 31, 2019
  • Reduce the total non-motorized fatalities and serious injuries by 6.02 percent each year from 457.0 (2013-2017 average) to 403.7 (2015-2019 average) by December 31, 2019

Previously, for FY18, the CAMPO Executive Board also agreed to support NCDOT's safety performance targets as follows: 

  • Reduce total fatalities by 5.10 percent each year from 1,340.6 (2012-2016 average) to 1,207.3 (2014-2018 average) by December 31, 2018
  • Reduce the fatality rate by 4.75 percent each year from 1.228 (2012-2016 average) to 1.114 (2014-2018 average) by December 31, 2018
  • Reduce total serious injuries by 5.10 percent each year from 2,399.8 (2012-2016 average) to 2,161.2 (2014-2018 average) by December 31, 2018
  • Reduce the serious injury rate by 4.75 percent each year from 2.191 (2012-2016 average) to 1.988 (2014-2018 average) by December 31, 2018
  • Reduce the total non-motorized fatalities and serious injuries by 5.30 percent each year from 438.8 (2012-2016 average) to 393.5 (2014-2018 average) by December 31, 2018