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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of 6/30/06)


SAFETY OUTCOMES
  2003
  2004
  2005
Large Truck Fatalities
5,036
5,235
5,212*
Large Truck Fatality Rate
(per 100 million vehicle miles traveled)
2.3
2.3
2.3*
Intercity Bus Fatalities
36
57
70*
Large Truck Injuries
122,000
116,000
114,000*
Large Truck Injury Rate
(per 100 million vehicle miles traveled)
56.0
51.3
50.2*
Sources: Fatalities and Injuries - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA); Vehicle Miles Traveled - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
*Preliminary.

DATA QUALITY   2004  2005
ACCURACY
Percentage of FMCSA-reported crashes matched to a carrier87%88%
Percentage of FMCSA-reported inspections matched to a carrier97%97%
TIMELINESS
Average time to upload a crash to FMCSA89 days64 days
Average time to upload an inspection to FMCSA15 days13 days
COMPLETENESS
Percentage of fatal crashes reported to FMCSA99%**
**Data not available.
 
PROGRAM OUTPUTS
 FY 2004
  Total
 FY 2005
  Total
  FY 2006 Year-to-Date
  (Oct 2005-June 2006)
INCREASING ENFORCEMENT
Number of Federal Compliance Reviews
7,637
7,972
7,079
Number of State Compliance Reviews
3,745
4,596
3,906
Number of Enforcement Cases Initiated
5,192
5,476
4,563
Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
415
518
351
Roadside Inspections, Trucks
2,949,558
2,966,689
2,309,258
Roadside Inspections, Buses
42,867
56,078
71,464
States Participating in PRISM
37
42
43
INCREASING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
New Entrant Safety Audits:
Total
25,316
34,403
28,761
Federal
10,013
10,095
2,852
State
15,031
22,343
21,035
Contractor
**1,3984,536
Group Seminars/Audits
272
567
338
ITS-CVO: Number of Federal, State, and Industry Attendees at Briefings
2,205
1,235
1,385
Web site visits to Analysis & Information (A&I) Online
1,417,701
1,674,741
1,391,338
Security Contact Reviews (SCRs)*
238
1,267
1,694
Federal/State Personnel Training:
For Compliance Reviews
93
176
153
For Roadside Inspections
3,586
3,793
2,737
For Hazardous Materials
2,611
2,149
1,452
For In-Service
1,332
1,910
121
IMPROVING SAFETY INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY
States Participating in CVISN (in Planning, Design, and Deployment)
8, 3, 31
8, 1, 33
8, 1, 28
States That Have Completed Core CVISN Capability Deployment
9
9
14
RULEMAKINGS (April-June 2006)
Parts and Accessories Necessary for Safe Operation; Protection Against Shifting and Falling Cargo; RIN 2126-AA88; FMCSA-2006-2159; Final Rule (June 22, 2006).

*These counts no longer include Security Sensitivity Visits. **Data not available. FMCSA began collecting data on safety audits by contractors in FY 2005.

Updated: Monday, May 4, 2015