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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)217,917220,811222,836*
Large Truck Fatality Rate
(per 100 million 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 vehicle miles traveled)
56.0
51.3
51.1*
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%90%
Percentage of FMCSA-reported inspections matched to a carrier97%97%
TIMELINESS
Average time to upload a crash to FMCSA89 days65 days
Average time to upload an inspection to FMCSA15 days13 days
COMPLETENESS
Percentage of fatal crashes reported to FMCSA99%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 (OOS) 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
**1,3986,591
Group Seminars/Audits
272
567
708
ITS-CVO: Number of Federal, State, and Industry Attendees at Briefings
2,205
1,235
1,585
Web site visits to Analysis & 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
States That Have Completed Core CVISN Capability Deployment
9
9
14
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, May 4, 2015