MMUCC Training

C2. Crash Date and Time


The date (year, month, and day) and time (00:00-23:59) at which the crash occurred.

Element Attributes
Date and Time: (YYYYMMDDHHMM)

Time of Crash - Midnight is defined as 00:00 to represent the beginning of a new day. (12:00 is noon)
The attribute should represent the time the crash occurred not the time of notification of law enforcement or EMS.


Example - Time Unknown (99:99) A fatal crash that occurs sometime during the night and is discovered and investigated the following morning where no involved persons are available to interview. This would not be used for crashes where a partial time is known.


Important for management/administration, evaluation, and linkage.