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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of 06/30/10)

Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of June 30, 2010)

SAFETY OUTCOMES200720082009
• Rate of Fatalities Involving Large Trucks and Buses 
  (per 100 million total VMT)*
0.1690.152**0.121**
• Total Fatalities Involving Large Trucks and Buses5,1164,5453,619**
    Fatalities Involving Large Trucks4,8224,2453,380**
      Fatalities Involving Single-Unit Trucks1,3001,173972**
      Fatalities Involving Combination-Unit Trucks3,6333,1732,470**
    Fatalities Involving Buses****325311254**
• Rate of Injuries Involving Large Trucks and Buses 
  (per 100 million total VMT)
4.093.823.12**
• Total Injuries Involving Large Trucks and Buses124,000113,00093,000
    Injuries Involving Large Trucks101,00090,00074,000
    Injuries Involving Buses24,00024,00020,000
• Total VMT (millions; includes trucks, buses, 
  and passenger vehicles)
3,032,3992,973,509**2,979,321**
    Large Truck VMT227,060227,458*****
    Bus VMT6,9807,114*****
*Fatality Rate Formula: Fatality rate = [(Number of fatalities involving large trucks and buses / Total VMT) x 100]. 
**Preliminary.
***Data not available.
****Includes all occupants and nonoccupants killed in all bus crashes.
Note: Individual subtotals may not add to totals due to the potential for double counting 
(e.g., fatalities or injuries in a truck-bus crash). 

Sources: NHTSA, fatalities and injuries; FHWA, vehicle miles traveled (VMT), from April 2010 Traffic Volume Trends.
DATA QUALITY20082009Apr 2009-
Mar 2010
ACCURACY
• Percentage of FMCSA reported crashes matched 
  to a carrier
96%98%98%
• Percentage of FMCSA reported inspections matched 
  to a carrier
99%99%99%
TIMELINESS
• Percentage of FMCSA crashes reported within 90 days88%88%87%
• Percentage of FMCSA inspections reported within 21 days94%94%94%
COMPLETENESS
• Percentage of fatal crashes reported to FMCSA100%100%100%
• Percentage of nonfatal crashes reported to FMCSA86%78%75%
• Percentage of all crash reports with complete 
  driver/vehicle data
84%94%94%
Sources: MCMIS (State-reported data);   NHTSA (fatal crash data).
For details, see www.ai.fmcsa.dot.gov/DataQuality.
PROGRAM OUTPUTSFY 2008 TotalFY 2009 Total*FY 2010
(Oct 2009-Jun 2010)*
FederalStateFederalStateFederalState
COMPLIANCE REVIEWS (CRs)
• Total Number of CRs9,6455,98010,2906,6356,9934,586
    Hazardous Material (HM) Reviews1,8359382,0821,2181,503821
    Household Goods Reviews6082155794833
    Motor Coach Reviews1,0402671,09019750787
• Conditional Carrier Reviews2,3047822,4447571,614574
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS
• Total New Entrant Safety Audits 
  (Percent Completed on Time)
3,997 
(95%)
33,403 
(98%)
3,386 
(94%)
34,508 
(98%)
1,578 
(96%)
22,640 
(98%)
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
• Trucks102,7293,234,583109,9893,321,32798,2312,436,793
    HM Trucks4,467195,3594,588217,6114,074152,187
• Buses**16,375133,28216,32782,7329,27456,629
• At U.S. Borders (counts based on Census data)
    Trucks (Canada/Mexico Domiciled***)74,398208,53880,754207,01076,319170,799
    Buses (Canada/Mexico Domiciled***)1,7715991,5735301,024318
    Northern Border (Canada Domiciled)25063,77323055,11114047,460
    Southern Border (Mexico Domiciled***)75,919145,36482,097152,42977,203123,657
• Notice-of-Claim Letters Issued6,0836,6475,562
• Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders1,0151,117797
• 90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders1,1511,5021,155
DRIVER/VEHICLE 
INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
DriverVehicleDriverVehicleDriverVehicle
• Total Number of Truck Inspections3,288,2382,270,4753,379,0652,267,9162,504,6961,703,176
• Total Number of Bus Inspections51,316130,93750,80881,14433,20857,158
• Truck OOS Rate6.6%23.2%5.8%22.1%5.2%19.5%
• Bus OOS Rate4.8%7.6%4.2%7.5%4.6%6.5%
INCREASING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
• HM Package Inspections6,8946,7153,875
• Security Contact Reviews1,7971,9591,206
*Preliminary. 
**No level 7 school bus inspections reported. 
***Mexico-domiciled trucks or buses operating in the U.S. Commercial Zone only.
Updated: Wednesday, April 2, 2014