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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of 3/31/06)

SAFETY OUTCOMES
2003
2004
2005
• Large Truck Fatalities
5,036
5,190
5,226*
• Large Truck Fatality Rate 
  (per 100 million truck vehicle miles traveled)
2.3
2.3
2.3*
• Intercity Bus Fatalities
36
58
**
• Large Truck Injuries
122,000
116,000
107,000*
• Large Truck Injury Rate 
  (per 100 million truck vehicle miles traveled)
56.0
51.3
**

Sources: NHTSA (fatalities and injuries), FHWA (truck vehicle miles traveled).
*Preliminary. 
**Data not available.

DATA QUALITY
2004
2005
ACCURACY
• Percentage of FMCSA reported crashes 
  matched to a carrier
87%
88%
• Percentage of FMCSA reported inspections 
  matched to a carrier
97%
98%
TIMELINESS
• Average time to upload a crash 
  to FMCSA
86 days
62 days
• Average time to upload an inspection 
  to FMCSA
15 days
15 days
COMPLETENESS
 
 
• Percentage of fatal crashes reported 
  to FMCSA
92%
**

**Data not available.

PROGRAM OUTPUTS
FY 2004
Total
FY 2005
Total
FY 2006
(Oct-Dec 2005)
FY 2006
(Jan-Mar 2006)
INCREASING ENFORCEMENT
• Number of Federal Compliance Reviews
7,641
8,003
1,854
2,310
• Number of State Compliance Reviews
3,745
4,593
1,088
1,347
• Number of enforcement cases initiated
5,192
4,427
904
1,412
 - Unsat/Unfit out-of-service orders
415
596
103
119
• Roadside inspections, trucks
2,949,558
2,953,105
689,640
773,573
• Roadside inspections, buses
42,867
48,654
12,244
21,224
• States participating in PRISM
37
42
42
42
INCREASING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
• New Entrant Safety Audits:
 - Total
25,316
34,121
7,958
10,696
 - Federal
10,013
10,065
1,459
789
 - State
15,031
22,091
6,126
7,940
 - Contractor
**
1,398
247
1,834
 - Group Seminars/Audits
272
567
126
133
• ITS-CVO: Number of Federal, State, 
  and industry attendees at briefings
2,205
1,235
175
225
• Web site visits to Analysis and 
  Information (A&I) Online
1,417,701
1,674,741
415,600
592,288
• Security Contact Reviews (SCRs)
1,458
1,818
297
334
• Federal/State personnel training:
 - For Compliance Reviews
93
176
55
16
 - For roadside inspections
3,586
3,793
995
1,072
 - For hazardous materials
2,611
2,149
387
370
 - For in-service
1,332
1,910
121
105
IMPROVING SAFETY INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY
• States participating in CVISN 
  (in Planning, Design, Deployment)
8, 3, 31
8, 1, 33
8, 1, 30
8, 1, 30
• States that have completed 
  Core CVISN Capability Deployment
9
9
12
12
RULEMAKINGS (January-March 2006)

• Commercial Driver's License Standards; School Bus Endorsement; RIN 2126-AA94; 
  FMCSA-2005-21603; Final Rule (January 18, 2006). 
• Commercial Driver Instruction Permits; Withdrawal; RIN 2126-AA03; FMCSA-1997-2181; 
  Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, Withdrawal (February 23, 2006).
• Qualifications of Drivers; Diabetes Standard; RIN 2126-AA95; FMCSA-2005-23151; 
  Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (March 17, 2006).

 
**Data not available. FMCSA began collecting data on 
safety audits by contractors in FY 2005.
 
Updated: Monday, January 6, 2014