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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of 3/31/07)

SAFETY OUTCOMES 2004 2005 2006
• Large Truck and Bus Fatality Rate 
(per 100 million total VMT)*
0.186 0.184 **
• Total Fatalities (Large Trucks and Buses) 5,519 5,510 **
  Large Truck Fatalities 5,235 5,212 **
    Single-Unit Truck Fatalities 1,390 1,381 **
    Combination-Unit Truck Fatalities 3,949 3,920 **
  Bus Fatalities 315 335 **
• Large Truck and Bus Injury Rate 
  (per 100 million total VMT)
4.89 4.55 **
• Total Injuries (Large Trucks and Buses) 145,000 136,000 **
  Large Truck Injuries 116,000 114,000 **
  Bus Injuries 29,000 23,000 **
• Total VMT (millions; includes trucks, 
  buses, and passenger vehicles)
2,964,788 2,989,807 **
  Large Truck VMT 220,811 222,836 **
  Bus VMT 6,801 6,646 **

*Fatality Rate Formula: Fatality Rate = [(Number of Fatalities / Total VMT) x 100].
**Data not available.
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).

DATA QUALITY 2004 2005 2006
ACCURACY
• Percentage of FMCSA reported crashes 
  matched to a carrier
87% 88% 93%
• Percentage of FMCSA reported inspections 
  matched to a carrier
96% 97% 98%
TIMELINESS
• Percentage of FMCSA crashes 
  reported within 90 days
69% 81% 89%
• Percentage of FMCSA inspections 
  reported within 21 days
80% 81% 87%
COMPLETENESS
• Percentage of fatal crashes reported 
  to FMCSA
99% 99% *

Data not available.Sources: MCMIS (State-reported crash data); NHTSA (fatal crash data).
    For details, see www.ai.fmcsa.dot.gov/DataQuality.

PROGRAM OUTPUTS FY 2005
Total
FY 2006
Total
FY 2007
(Oct 2006-
Mar 2007)
Federal State Federal State Federal State
COMPLIANCE REVIEWS (CRs)
• Total Number of CRs 7,978 4,597 9,721 5,461 5,495 2,875
 Hazardous Material 
   (HM) Reviews
1,689 617 1,945 804 1,010 419
 Household Goods 
   Reviews
373 8 558 6 226 8
 Motor Coach Reviews 340 117 504 142 555 95
• Conditional Carrier 
   Reviews
2,539 1,014 2,699 1,060 1,228 370
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS
• Total New Entrant 
  Safety Audits 
  (Percent Completed 
  on Time)
11,734 
(93%)
22,681 
(95%)
10,187 
(91%)
29,294 
(97%)
3,103 
(98%)
16,288 
(98%)
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
• Trucks 101,151 2,858,039 99,390 3,052,424 46,478 1,463,580
 HM Trucks 5,612 175,360 4,487 187,170 2,068 94,048
• Buses 6,669 49,360 23,018 102,991 12,604 44,761
• At U.S. Borders
 Trucks (Canada/ 
 Mexico Domiciled*)
46,383 164,953 48,146 189,459 30,891 98,150
 Buses (Canada/ 
 Mexico Domiciled*)
297 736 526 542 1,332 337
 Northern Border 
 (Canada Domiciled)
314 53,341 368 56,444 117 28,435
 Southern Border 
 (Mexico Domiciled*)
46,366 112,348 48,304 133,557 32,106 70,052
• Notice-of-Claim 
 Letters Issued
4,328 5,080 3,110
• Unsat/Unfit Out-of- 
 Service (OOS) Orders
518 494 357
• 90-Day No-Pay 
 OOS Orders
891 734 420
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/ 
OOS RATES
Driver Vehicle Driver Vehicle Driver Vehicle
• Total Number of 
 Truck Inspections
2,920,998 2,152,062 3,092,744 2,272,264 1,492,744 1,051,579
• Total Number of 
 Bus Inspections
35,519 43,240 52,463 104,647 28,135 44,508
• Truck OOS Rate 6.6% 23.6% 7.0% 23.7% 7.0% 22.7%
• Bus OOS Rate 4.6% 9.4% 4.0% 9.0% 3.0% 8.0%
INCREASING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
• HM Package 
 Inspections
7,720 9,184 2,455
• Security Contact 
 Reviews**
1,268 2,182 1,054

*Mexico-domiciled trucks operating in the U.S. Commercial Zone only.
**These counts no longer include Security Sensitivity Visits.

Updated: Monday, January 6, 2014