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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of 12/31/08)


SAFETY OUTCOMES
  2006
  2007
 2008
Rate of Fatalities Involving Large Trucks and Buses
(per 100 million total vehicle miles traveled [VMT])*
0.177
0.168**
***
Total Fatalities Involving Large Trucks and Buses
5,347
5,099**
***
Fatalities Involving Large Trucks
5,027
4,808**
***
Fatalities Involving Single-Unit Trucks
1,339
1,297**
***
Fatalities Involving Combination-Unit Trucks
3,776
3,621**
***
Fatalities Involving Buses****
337
322**
***
Rate of Injuries Involving Large Trucks and Buses
(per 100 million total VMT)
4.17
4.09
***
Total Injuries Involving Large Trucks and Buses
126,000
124,000
***
Injuries Involving Large Trucks
106,000
101,000
***
Injuries Involving Buses
21,000
24,000
***
Total VMT (millions; includes trucks, buses, and passenger vehicles)
3,014,371
3,029,822**
***
Large Truck VMT
222,513
226,963**
***
Bus VMT
6,783
6,976**
***
*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: Fatalities and Injuries - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA); Vehicle Miles Traveled - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
 
DATA QUALITY 2006 2007 2008
ACCURACY
Percentage of FMCSA-reported crashes matched to a carrier92%94%96%
Percentage of FMCSA-reported inspections matched to a carrier98%98%99%
TIMELINESS
Percentage of FMCSA crashes reported within 90 days86%86%88%
Percentage of FMCSA inspections reported within 21 days91%92%94%
COMPLETENESS
Percentage of fatal crashes reported to FMCSA99%100%100%
Percentage of nonfatal crashes reported to FMCSA (initiated 10/07)*86%86%
Percentage of all crash reports with complete driver/vehicle data (initiated 10/07)*69%84%
Sources: State-reported crash data - Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS); fatal crash data - NHTSA. For details, see www.ai.fmcsa.dot.gov/DataQuality.
*Data not available.
 
PROGRAM OUTPUTS
 FY 2007
  Total
 FY 2008
  Total*
  FY 2009
(Oct-Dec 2008)
 Federal
  State
 Federal
  State
 Federal
 State
COMPLIANCE REVIEWS (CRs)
Total Number of CRs
10,256
5,859
9,639
5,976
2,413
1,474
Hazardous Materials (HM) Reviews
1,973
808
1,835
938
413
256
Household Goods Reviews
489
9
608
21
51
1
Motorcoach Reviews
1,041
192
1,039
266
294
34
Conditional Carrier Reviews
2,634
784
2,301
781
494
140
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS
Total New Entrant Safety Audits
Percent Completed on Time
5,706
95%
32,620
98%
3,995
96%
33,382
98%
1,012
91%
8,564
98%
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
Trucks
92,900
3,135,368
102,709
3,232,170
27,247
737,154
HM Trucks
4,453
194,668
4,464
195,263
987
46,176
Buses
 21,644
126,223
16,375
133,106
3,859
20,744
At U.S. Borders
Trucks (Canada/Mexico Domiciled**)
53,003
195,483
63,608
211,032
20,972
45,841
Buses (Canada/Mexico Domiciled)
1,434
664
2,600
700
366
118
Northern Border (Canada Domiciled)
260
50,024
315
63,266
14
10,492
Southern Border (Mexico Domiciled**)
54,177
146,123
65,893
148,466
21,324
35,467
Notice-of-Claim Letters Issued
5,905
6,087
1,510
Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
774
1,015
307
90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders
1,045
1,150
297
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Total Number of Truck Inspections
3,172,923
2,263,702
3,286,303
2,268,889
757,225
498,788
Total Number of Bus Inspections
54,854
125,926
51,284
130,794
11,457
20,857
Truck OOS Rate
6.9%
23.2%
6.6%
23.2%
6.1%
22.2%
Bus OOS Rate
3.7%
7.9%
4.8%
7.7%
3.9%
7.2%
IMPROVING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
HM Package Inspections
7,815
6,877
859
Security Contact Reviews***
2,065
1,795
149
*Preliminary.
**Mexico-domiciled trucks operating in the U.S. Commercial Zone only.
***These counts no longer include Security Sensitivity Visits.
Updated: Monday, May 4, 2015