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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of 9/30/07)

SAFETY OUTCOMES
 2004
 2005
 2006
•Large Truck and Bus Fatality Rate (per 100 million total VMT)*
0.186
0.185
0.176
•Total Fatalities (Large Trucks and Buses)
5,519
5,539
5,309
Large Truck Fatalities
5,235
5,240
4,995
Single-Unit Truck Fatalities
1,390
1,398
1,321
Combination-Unit Truck Fatalities
3,949
3,932
3,761
Bus Fatalities**
315
340
331
•Large Truck and Bus Injury Rate (per 100 million total VMT)
4.89
4.56
4.17
•Total Injuries (Large Trucks and Buses)
145,000
136,000
126,000
Large Truck Injuries
116,000
114,000
106,000
Bus Injuries
29,000
23,000
21,000
•Total VMT (millions; includes trucks, buses, and passenger vehicles)
2,964,788
2,989,430
3,014,116
Large Truck VMT
220,811
222,523
223,037
Bus VMT
6,801
6,980
6,994
*Fatality Rate Formula: Fatality Rate = [(Number of Fatalities / Total VMT) x 100].
**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 QUALITY  2004 2005 2006
ACCURACY
Percentage of FMCSA reported crashes matched to a carrier87%88%92%
•Percentage of FMCSA reported inspections matched to a carrier96%97%98%
TIMELINESS
•Percentage of FMCSA crashes reported within 90 days69%81%86%
•Percentage of FMCSA inspections reported within 21 days80%81%91%
COMPLETENESS
•Percentage of fatal crashes reported to FMCSA99%99%99%

Sources: MCMIS (State-reported crash data); NHTSA (fatal crash data).
For details, see www.ai.fmcsa.dot.gov/DataQuality.

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PROGRAM OUTPUTS FY 2005
Total
FY 2006
Total
FY 2007
Total
 FederalStateFederalStateFederalState
COMPLIANCE REVIEWS (CRs)
• Total Number of CRs
7,978
4,597
9,722
5,463
10,240
5,853
Hazardous Material (HM) Reviews
1,689
617
1,946
804
1,969
808
Household Goods Reviews
373
8
563
6
489
9
Motor Coach Reviews
340
117
504
142
1,040
192
•Conditional Carrier Reviews
2,548
1,011
2,687
1,058
2,632
772
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS
•Total New Entrant Safety Audits
(Percent Completed on Time)
11,734
(93%)
22,681
(95%)
10,187
(91%)
29,301
(97%)
5,704
(96%)
32,586
(99%)
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
•Trucks
101,122
2,857,746
99,363
3,053,716
92,288
3,113,942
HM Trucks
5,603
175,290
4,481
187,198
4,433
193,075
Buses
6,669
49,360
23,020
103,606
21,573
124,834
•At U.S. Borders
Trucks (Canada/Mexico Domiciled*)
46,382
164,951
48,137
189,489
52,822
208,675
Buses (Canada/Mexico Domiciled*)
297
736
527
542
1,437
687
Northern Border (Canada Domiciled)
314
53,341
368
56,440
318
63,526
Southern Border (Mexico Domiciled*)
46,365
112,346
48,296
133,591
53,941
145,836
•Notice-of-Claim Letters Issued
4,328
5,079
5,901
•Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
517
494
777
•90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders
891
733
1,052
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
 Driver
 Vehicle
 Driver
 Vehicle
 Driver
 Vehicle
•Total Number of Truck Inspections
2,920,683
2,151,739
3,093,996
2,273,467
3,152,564
2,247,833
•Total Number of Bus Inspections
35,519
43,240
52,959
105,257
54,620
124,400
•Truck OOS Rate
6.6%
23.6%
7.0%
23.7%
7.0%
23.2%
•Bus OOS Rate
4.5%
9.4%
4.0%
9.0%
3.8%
7.9%
INCREASING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
•HM Package Inspections
7,722
9,349
7,773
•Security Contact Reviews**
1,268
2,187
2,062
*Mexico-domiciled trucks operating in the U.S. Commercial Zone only.
**These counts no longer include Security Sensitivity Visits.


 

Updated: Monday, May 4, 2015