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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of 12/31/10)

SAFETY OUTCOMES
  2008
  2009
 2010
Rate of Fatalities Involving Large Trucks and Buses
(per 100 million total vehicle miles traveled [VMT])*
0.153
0.121**
***
Total Fatalities Involving Large Trucks and Buses
4,545
3,619**
***
Fatalities Involving Large Trucks
4,245
3,380**
***
Fatalities Involving Single-Unit Trucks
1,173
972**
***
Fatalities Involving Combination-Unit Trucks
3,173
2,470**
***
Fatalities Involving Buses****
311
254**
***
Rate of Injuries Involving Large Trucks and Buses
(per 100 million total VMT)
3.82
3.13**
***
Total Injuries Involving Large Trucks and Buses
113,000
93,000
***
Injuries Involving Large Trucks
90,000
74,000
***
Injuries Involving Buses
24,000
20,000
***
Total VMT (millions; includes trucks, buses, and passenger vehicles)
2,973,509** 
2,979,321**
***
Large Truck VMT
227,458**
***
***
Bus VMT
7,114*
***
***
*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: Fatalities and Injuries - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA); Vehicle Miles Traveled - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
 
DATA QUALITY
 2008
 2009
Oct 2009-Sep 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 days
88%
87%
87%
Percentage of FMCSA inspections reported within 21 days
94%
95%
95%
COMPLETENESS
Percentage of fatal crashes reported to FMCSA
100%
100%
100%
Percentage of nonfatal crashes reported to FMCSA
86%
86%
88%
Percentage of all crash reports with complete driver/vehicle data
84%
94%
94%
Sources: State-reported data - Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS); fatal crash data - NHTSA. For details, see www.ai.fmcsa.dot.gov/DataQuality.
 
PROGRAM OUTPUTS
 FY 2009
  Total
 FY 2010
  Total*
  FY 2011 (Oct-Dec 2010)*
 Federal
  State
 Federal
  State
 Federal
 State
COMPLIANCE REVIEWS (CRs)
Total Number of CRs
10,290
6,638
9,311
6,117
1,843
1,286
Hazardous Materials (HM) Reviews
2,082
1,218
1,943
1,108
376
247
Household Goods Reviews
557
9
561
6
32
4
Motorcoach Reviews
1,090
197
878
164
81
25
Conditional Carrier Reviews
2,444
757
2,032
727
357
127
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS
Total New Entrant Safety Audits
(Percent Completed on Time)
3,386
(94%)
34,508
(98%)
2,147
(93%)
31,967
(95%)
201
(84%)
6,915
(97%)
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
Trucks
110,004
3,321,414
130,866
3,340,752
33,607
794,776
HM Trucks
4,588
217,615
5,395
205,254
1,348
46,914
Buses**
16,329
82,729
12,302
82,866
2,822
19,284
At U.S. Borders (counts based on Census data)
Trucks (Canada/Mexico Domiciled***)
80,761
206,940
101,442
227,177
26,877
54,661
Buses (Canada/Mexico Domiciled***)
1,569
530
1,312
441
158
84
Northern Border (Canada Domiciled)
231
55,128
195
63,127
16
15,617
Southern Border (Mexico Domiciled***)
82,099
152,342
102,559
164,491
27,019
39,128 
Notice-of-Claim Letters Issued
6,647
7,457
1,709
Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
1,118
1,004
227
90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders
1,504
1,592
438
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Total Number of Truck Inspections
3,379,168
2,267,977
3,422,740
2,328,546
819,059
541,342
Total Number of Bus Inspections
51,796
81,146
45,934
82,663
10,247
19,122 
Truck OOS Rate
5.8%
22.1%
5.3%
20.1%
5.0%
20.2%
Bus OOS Rate
4.2%
7.6%
4.9%
6.7%
4.2%
5.9%
IMPROVING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
HM Package Inspections
6,718
6,611
814
Security Contact Reviews
1,959
1,897
242
*Preliminary.
**No level 7 school bus inspections reported.
***Mexico-domiciled trucks or buses operating in the U.S. Commercial Zone only.
Updated: Monday, May 4, 2015