Fact Sheet

You are here

Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of 9/30/06)

SAFETY OUTCOMES
2003
2004
2005
• Large Truck Fatalities
5,036
5,235
5,212*
• Truck Vehicle Miles Traveled 
(millions)
217,917
220,811
222,836*
• Large Truck Fatality Rate 
(per 100 million truck vehicle miles traveled)
2.31
2.37
2.34*
• 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
52.6
51.1*

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

 

DATA QUALITY
2004
2005
ACCURACY
 
 
• Percentage of FMCSA reported crashes 
matched to a carrier
87%
90%
• Percentage of FMCSA reported inspections 
matched to a carrier
97%
97%
TIMELINESS
 
 
• Average time to upload a crash 
to FMCSA
89 days
65 days
• Average time to upload an inspection 
to FMCSA
15 days
13 days
COMPLETENESS
 
 
• Percentage of fatal crashes reported 
to FMCSA
99%
99%


PROGRAM OUTPUTS
FY 2004
Total
FY 2005
Total
FY 2006
Total
INCREASING ENFORCEMENT
 
 
 
• Number of Federal Compliance Reviews
7,637
7,978
9,712
• Number of State Compliance Reviews
3,745
4,597
5,454
• Number of enforcement cases initiated
5,192
5,476
6,226
- Unsat/Unfit out-of-service orders
415
518
495
• Roadside inspections, trucks
2,949,558
2,966,884
3,133,102
• Roadside inspections, buses
42,867
56,089
124,740
• States participating in PRISM
37
42
45
INCREASING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
 
 
 
• New Entrant Safety Audits:
- Total
25,316
34,410
39,384
- Federal
10,013
10,096
3,518
- State
15,031
22,349
28,567
- Contractor
**
1,398
6,591
- Group Seminars/Audits
272
567
708
• ITS-CVO: Number of Federal, State, 
and industry attendees at briefings
2,205
1,235
1,585
• Website visits to Analysis and 
Information (A&I) Online
1,417,701
1,674,741
1,984,395
• Security Contact Reviews (SCRs)*
238
1,268
2,177
• Federal/State personnel training:
- For Compliance Reviews
93
176
178
- For roadside inspections
3,586
3,793
3,636
- For hazardous materials
2,611
2,149
1,849
- For in-service
1,332
1,910
603
IMPROVING SAFETY INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY
 
 
 
• States participating in CVISN 
(in Planning, in Deployment, Completed)
11, 31, 9
9, 33, 9
6, 29, 16
RULEMAKINGS (July-September 2006)
 
 
 

• Enforcement of Operating Authority Requirements, RIN 2126-AA78, FMCSA-2002-13015; Final Rule (August 28, 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