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

SAFETY OUTCOMES200420052006
• Large Truck and Bus Fatality Rate 
  (per 100 million total VMT)*
0.1860.1850.176
• Total Fatalities (Large Trucks and Buses)5,5195,5395,309
  Large Truck Fatalities5,2355,2404,995
    Single-Unit Truck Fatalities1,3901,3981,321
    Combination-Unit Truck Fatalities3,9493,9323,761
    Bus Fatalities**315340331
• Large Truck and Bus Injury Rate 
  (per 100 million total VMT)
4.894.564.17
• Total Injuries (Large Trucks and Buses)145,000136,000126,000
  Large Truck Injuries116,000114,000106,000
  Bus Injuries29,00023,00021,000
• Total VMT (millions; includes trucks, 
  buses, and passenger vehicles)
2,964,7882,989,4303,014,116
  Large Truck VMT220,811222,523223,037
  Bus VMT6,8016,9806,994

*Fatality Rate Formula: Fatality Rate = [(Number of Fatalities / Total VMT) x 100].
**Includes all occupants and nonoccupantskilled 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 QUALITY200420052006
ACCURACY
• Percentage of FMCSA reported crashes 
  matched to a carrier
87%88%92%
• Percentage of FMCSA reported inspections 
  matched to a carrier
96%97%98%
TIMELINESS
• Percentage of FMCSA crashes 
  reported within 90 days
69%81%86%
• Percentage of FMCSA inspections 
  reported within 21 days
80%81%91%
COMPLETENESS
• Percentage of fatal crashes reported 
  to FMCSA
99%99%99%

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

PROGRAM OUTPUTSFY 2005
Total
FY 2006
Total
FY 2007
Total
FederalStateFederalStateFederalState
COMPLIANCE REVIEWS (CRs)
• Total Number of CRs7,9784,5979,7225,46310,2405,853
      Hazardous Material 
    (HM) Reviews
1,6896171,9468041,969808
      Household Goods 
    Reviews
373856364899
      Motor Coach Reviews3401175041421,040192
• Conditional Carrier 
    Reviews
2,5481,0112,6871,0582,632772
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
• Trucks101,1222,857,74699,3633,053,71692,2883,113,942
    HM Trucks5,603175,2904,481187,1984,433193,075
• Buses6,66949,36023,020103,60621,573124,834
• At U.S. Borders
    Trucks (Canada/ 
    Mexico Domiciled*)
46,382164,95148,137189,48952,822208,675
    Buses (Canada/ 
    Mexico Domiciled*)
2977365275421,437687
    Northern Border 
    (Canada Domiciled)
31453,34136856,44031863,526
    Southern Border 
    (Mexico Domiciled*)
46,365112,34648,296133,59153,941145,836
• Notice-of-Claim 
    Letters Issued
4,3285,0795,901
• Unsat/Unfit Out-of- 
    Service (OOS) Orders
517494777
• 90-Day No-Pay 
    OOS Orders
8917331,052
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/ 
OOS RATES
DriverVehicleDriverVehicleDriverVehicle
• Total Number of 
    Truck Inspections
2,920,6832,151,7393,093,9962,273,4673,152,5642,247,833
• Total Number of 
    Bus Inspections
35,51943,24052,959105,25754,620124,400
• Truck OOS Rate6.6%23.6%7.0%23.7%7.0%23.2%
• Bus OOS Rate4.5%9.4%4.0%9.0%3.8%7.9%
INCREASING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
• HM Package 
    Inspections
7,7229,3497,773
• Security Contact 
    Reviews**
1,2682,1872,062

*Mexico-domiciled trucks operating in the U.S. Commercial Zone only.
**These counts no longer include Security Sensitivity Visits.

Updated: Wednesday, April 2, 2014