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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 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 vehicle miles traveled)
56.0
51.3
**
Sources: Fatalities and Injuries - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA); Truck Vehicle Miles Traveled - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
*Preliminary. **Data not available.
 
DATA QUALITY   2004  2005
ACCURACY
Percentage of FMCSA-reported crashes matched to a carrier87%88%
Percentage of FMCSA-reported inspections matched to a carrier97%98%
TIMELINESS
Average time to upload a crash to FMCSA86 days62 days
Average time to upload an inspection to FMCSA15 days15 days
COMPLETENESS
Percentage of fatal crashes reported to FMCSA92%**
**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 (OOS) 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 & 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
1,910121105
IMPROVING SAFETY INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY
States Participating in CVISN (in Planning, Design, and Deployment)
8, 3, 31
8, 1, 33
8, 1, 308, 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, May 4, 2015