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

Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of December 31, 2010)

SAFETY OUTCOMES200820092010
• Rate of Fatalities Involving Large Trucks and Buses (per 100 million total VMT)*0.153**0.121******
• Total Fatalities Involving Large Trucks and Buses
4,5453,619******

Fatalities Involving Large Trucks

4,2453,380******
   Fatalities Involving Single-Unit Trucks1,173972******
   Fatalities Involving Combination-Unit Trucks3,1732,470******

Fatalities Involving Buses***

311254******
• Rate of Injuries Involving Large Trucks and Buses (per 100 million total VMT)3.823.13******
• Total Injuries Involving Large Trucks and Buses113,00093,000****
Injuries Involving Large Trucks90,00074,000****

Injuries Involving Buses

24,00020,000****
• Total VMT (millions; includes trucks, buses, and passenger vehicles)2,973,509**2,979,321******
Large Truck VMT227,458**********
Bus VMT7,114**********
*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 QUALITY20082009Oct 2009-
Sept 2010
ACCURACY
• Percentage of FMCSA reported crashes matched to a carrier96%98%98%
• Percentage of FMCSA reported inspections matched 
  to a carrier
99%99%99%
TIMELINESS
• Percentage of FMCSA crashes reported within 90 days88%87%87%
• Percentage of FMCSA inspections reported within 21 days94%95%95%
COMPLETENESS
• Percentage of fatal crashes reported to FMCSA100%100%100%
• Percentage of nonfatal crashes reported to FMCSA86%86%88%
• 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 2009 TotalFY 2010 Total*FY 2011 (Oct-Dec 2010)*
FederalStateFederalStateFederalState
COMPLIANCE REVIEWS (CRs)
• Total Number of CRs10,2906,6389,3116,1171,8431,286
    Hazardous Material (HM) Reviews2,0821,2181,9431,108376247
    Household Goods Reviews55795616324
    Motor Coach Reviews1,0901978781648125
• Conditional Carrier Reviews2,4447572,032727357127
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
• Trucks110,0043,321,414130,8663,340,75233,607794,776
    HM Trucks4,588217,6155,395205,2541,34846,914
• Buses**16,32982,72912,30282,8662,82219,284
• At U.S. Borders (counts based on Census data)
    Trucks (Canada/Mexico Domiciled***)80,761206,940101,442227,17726,87754,661
    Buses (Canada/Mexico Domiciled***)1,5695301,31244115884
    Northern Border (Canada Domiciled)23155,12819563,1271615,617
    Southern Border (Mexico Domiciled***)82,099152,342102,559164,49127,01939,128
• Notice-of-Claim Letters Issued6,6477,4571,709
• Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders1,1181,004227
• 90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders1,5041,592438
DRIVER/VEHICLE 
INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
DriverVehicleDriverVehicleDriverVehicle
• Total Number of Truck Inspections3,379,1682,267,9773,422,7402,328,546819,059541,342
• Total Number of Bus Inspections50,79681,14645,93482,66310,24719,122
• Truck OOS Rate5.8%22.1%5.3%20.1%5.0%20.2%
• Bus OOS Rate4.2%7.6%4.9%6.7%4.2%5.9%
INCREASING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
• HM Package Inspections6,7186,611814
• Security Contact Reviews1,9591,897242
*Preliminary. 
**No level 7 school bus inspections reported. 
***Mexico-domiciled trucks or buses operating in the U.S. Commercial Zone only
Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013