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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* Introducing Scott Valentine ( as the new Data Quality Program Manager for FMCSA. Scott will oversee:
  • Technical management of the Safety Data Improvement Program (SaDIP) grants
  • The State Safety Data Quality (SSDQ) program that assists State partners in measuring and improving their crash and inspection data
  • The DataQs system for identifying and correcting data reported to FMCSA
Scott is excited to support FMCSA’s State partners in continuing to improve data quality.
State Safety Data Quality map as of 3/28/2014
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.


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.
December 10, 2013
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