Filter Changes for 2015 Michigan Data

Construction Activity – “On road” and “Off road” are no longer active filters and will display counts of 0 when selected. Comparable filter selections are not currently available for 2015 data.

Driver Condition Alcohol – This filter is no longer active and all counts have been coded to “Uncoded & errors.” “No, driver was not drinking” and “Yes, driver was drinking” will display counts of 0 when selected. See Driver Drinking for alcohol involvement at the unit level.

Driver Condition Asleep – This filter is no longer active and all counts have been coded to “Uncoded & errors.” “No, driver was not asleep” and “Yes, driver was asleep” will display counts of 0 when selected. Comparable filter selections are not currently available for 2015 data.

Driver Condition Cell Phone – This filter is no longer active and all counts have been coded to “Uncoded & errors.” “No, driver was not using a cell phone” and “Yes, driver was using a cell phone” will display counts of 0 when selected. Comparable filter selections are not currently available for 2015 data.

Driver Condition Distracted – This filter is no longer active and all counts have been coded to “Uncoded & errors.” “No, driver was not distracted” and “Yes, driver was distracted” will display counts of 0 when selected. Comparable filter selections are not currently available for 2015 data.

Driver Condition Drugs – This filter is no longer active and all counts have been coded to “Uncoded & errors.” “No, driver was not using illegal drugs” and “Yes, driver was using illegal drugs” will display counts of 0 when selected. See Drugs Suspected for drug involvement at the unit level.

Extent of Damage – There are now two separate filters for extent of damage. The prior extent of damage filter is no longer active and all counts have been coded to “Uncoded & errors.” The new extent of damage filter, Extent of Damage (2015 Only), has a condensed scale from the previous seven levels to the current four levels. Prior to 2015 data, all counts of the new filter will display values of 0 except for “Uncoded & errors.” Comparable filter selections are not currently available for 2015 data.

Most Harmful Event – “Collision With Fixed Object - Bridge parapet end” is no longer active and will display a count of 0 when selected. “Collision With Fixed Object - Utility pole” has been combined with “Collision With Fixed Object - Luminaire / light support” starting with 2015 data and will display a count of 0 when selected. Comparable filter selections are not currently available for 2015 data.

Sequence of Events 1 – See Most Harmful Event.

Sequence of Events 2 – See Most Harmful Event.

Sequence of Events 3 – See Most Harmful Event.

Sequence of Events 4 – See Most Harmful Event.


For questions regarding specific changes to the crash codes, please contact Criminal Justice Information Center, Traffic Crash Reporting Unit (CrashTCRS@michigan.gov, 517-241-1699)