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The Data Quality module identifies FMCSA resources for evaluating, monitoring, and improving the quality of data submitted by States to the Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS).
*Announcement*
  • Improve the content of your crash and inspection records: Learn how to execute Data Quality reports on your State’s SAFETYNET data. To learn how to run and download these reports, contact FMCSA Data Quality Specialist Nelson Canas (nelson.canas.ctr@dot.gov).
  • Review these Job AidsPopup arrow that help States improve crash and inspection data before it is uploaded to MCMIS.
State Safety Data Quality map as of 10/24/2014
Evaluation Evaluation
State Safety Data Quality (SSDQ)
States are rated on a monthly basis on the completeness, timeliness, accuracy, and consistency of State-reported crash and roadside inspection data in MCMIS.

Monitoring Monitoring
Supplemental Reports
State and Federal agencies can monitor their MCMIS and DataQs activity for State-reported crash and roadside inspection data provided to the FMCSA.

Improvement Improvement Tools
State Data Analysis Reports
State Data Analysis Reports that support the State Safety Data Quality (SSDQ) evaluation and the individual measures.

FARS/MCMIS Matching

A tool designed to help reconcile differences between the number of fatal crash records in the FARS and MCMIS databases.

Police Accident Reporting
State agencies are provided training materials on the collection of crash data required to be uploaded to the FMCSA.

Related Data Quality Links
Users can access presentations, websites, and information related to improving data quality.
Highlights
Review resources to improve quality of State data:
  • Job AidsPopup arrow for improving State crash and inspection data.
  • Crash Accuracy SDAR report, Non-Matched Records, presents the list of crash records identified as a non-match in MCMIS.
  • Inspection Accuracy SDAR report, Non-Matched Records, presents the list of inspection records identified as a non-match in MCMIS.
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