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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of 6/30/08)

 
SAFETY OUTCOMES200520062007
• Rate of Fatalities Involving Large Trucks 
  and Buses (per 100 million total VMT)*
0.1850.177*****
• Total Fatalities Involving Large Trucks 
  and Buses
5,5395,3475,099**
    Fatalities Involving Large Trucks5,2405,0274,808**
      Fatalities Involving Single-Unit 
      Trucks
1,3981,3391,297**
      Fatalities Involving Combination-Unit 
      Trucks
3,9323,7763,621**
    Fatalities Involving Buses****340337322**
• Rate of Injuries Involving Large Trucks 
  and Buses (per 100 million total VMT)
4.564.17*****
• Total Injuries Involving Large Trucks 
  and Buses
136,000126,000124,000
    Injuries Involving Large Trucks114,000106,000101,000
    Injuries Involving Buses23,00021,00024,000
• Total VMT (millions; includes trucks, 
  buses, and passenger vehicles)
2,989,4303,014,116*****
    Large Truck VMT222,523223,037*****
    Bus VMT6,9806,994*****
*Fatality Rate Formula: Fatality rate =
  [(Number of fatalities involving large trucks 
  and buses / Total VMT) x 100]. 
**Preliminary.       ***Data not available.
****Includes all occupants and nonoccupants killed in all bus crashes.
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 QUALITY200520062007
ACCURACY
• Percentage of FMCSA reported crashes
  matched to a carrier
88%92%94%
• Percentage of FMCSA reported inspections 
  matched to a carrier
97%98%98%
TIMELINESS
• Percentage of FMCSA crashes 
  reported within 90 days
81%86%86%
• Percentage of FMCSA inspections 
  reported within 21 days
81%91%92%
COMPLETENESS
• Percentage of fatal crashes reported 
  to FMCSA
99%99%100%
• Percentage of nonfatal crashes 
  reported to FMCSA (initiated 10/07)
**86%
• Percentage of all crash reports 
  with complete driver/vehicle 
  data (initiated 10/07)
**69%
Sources: MCMIS (State-reported crash data);             *Data not available. 
  NHTSA (fatal crash data).
For details, see www.ai.fmcsa.dot.gov/DataQuality.
 
PROGRAM OUTPUTSFY 2006 
Total
FY 2007 
Total
FY 2008 
(Oct 2007-Jun 2008)
FederalStateFederalStateFederalState
COMPLIANCE REVIEWS (CRs)
• Total Number of CRs9,7225,46310,2565,8597,0024,420
    Hazardous Material 
    (HM) Reviews
1,9468041,9738081,400716
    Household Goods 
    Reviews
5636489955217
    Motor Coach Reviews5041421,041192408165
• Conditional Carrier 
  Reviews
2,6871,0582,6347841,734600
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS
• Total New Entrant 
  Safety Audits 
  (Percent Completed 
  on Time)
10,187 
(91%)
29,301 
(97%)
5,706 
(95%)
32,619 
(98%)
2,892 
(97%)
24,903 
(98%)
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
• Trucks99,3633,053,71692,9003,135,40876,6342,395,648
    HM Trucks4,481187,1984,453194,6693,401146,708
• Buses23,020103,60621,644126,21412,47980,025
• At U.S. Borders
    Trucks (Canada/ 
    Mexico Domiciled*)
48,137189,48953,003195,50340,004144,515
    Buses (Canada/ 
    Mexico Domiciled)
5275421,434664172401
    Northern Border 
    (Canada Domiciled)
36856,44026050,04511536,101
    Southern Border 
    (Mexico Domiciled*)
48,296133,59154,177146,12240,061108,815
• Notice-of-Claim 
  Letters Issued
5,0795,9044,540
• Unsat/Unfit Out-of- 
  Service (OOS) Orders
494774772
• 90-Day No-Pay 
  OOS Orders
7331,045834
DRIVER/VEHICLE 
INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
DriverVehicleDriverVehicleDriverVehicle
• Total Number of 
  Truck Inspections
3,093,9962,273,4673,172,9622,263,6932,438,7441,683,574
• Total Number of 
  Bus Inspections
52,959105,25754,855125,91737,07478,565
• Truck OOS Rate7.0%23.7%6.9%23.2%6.6%22.9%
• Bus OOS Rate4.0%9.0%3.7%7.9%4.8%7.6%
INCREASING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
• HM Package 
  Inspections
9,3497,8154,102
• Security Contact 
  Reviews**
2,1872,0651,330
*Mexico-domiciled trucks operating in the U.S. Commercial Zone only. 
**These counts no longer include Security Sensitivity Visits.
Updated: Monday, December 23, 2013