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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 truck 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 truck vehicle miles traveled)
56.0
51.3
50.2*

Sources: NHTSA (fatalities and injuries), FHWA (truck vehicle miles traveled).
*Preliminary.

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%
97%
TIMELINESS
 
 
• Average time to upload a crash 
to FMCSA
89 days
64 days
• Average time to upload an inspection 
to FMCSA
15 days
13 days
COMPLETENESS
 
 
• Percentage of fatal crashes reported 
to FMCSA
99%
**

**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 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
**
1,398
4,536
 – 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 and 
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
226
IMPROVING SAFETY INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY
 
 
 
• States participating in CVISN 
(in Planning, Design, 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, January 6, 2014