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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of 9/30/09)


SAFETY OUTCOMES
  2006
  2007
 2008
Rate of Fatalities Involving Large Trucks and Buses
(per 100 million total vehicle miles traveled [VMT])*
0.177
0.169
0.152**
Total Fatalities Involving Large Trucks and Buses
5,347
5,116
4,525**
Fatalities Involving Large Trucks
5,027
4,822
4,229**
Fatalities Involving Single-Unit Trucks
1,339
1,300
1,159**
Fatalities Involving Combination-Unit Trucks
3,776
3,633
3,151**
Fatalities Involving Buses***
337
325
307**
Rate of Injuries Involving Large Trucks and Buses
(per 100 million total VMT)
4.17
4.09
3.82
Total Injuries Involving Large Trucks and Buses
126,000
124,000
113,000
Injuries Involving Large Trucks
106,000
101,000
90,000
Injuries Involving Buses
21,000
24,000
24,000
Total VMT (millions; includes trucks, buses, and passenger vehicles)
3,014,371
3,032,399
2,973,509**
Large Truck VMT
222,513
227,060
227,458**
Bus VMT
6,783
6,980
7,114**
*Fatality Rate Formula: Fatality Rate = [(Number of fatalities involving large trucks and buses / Total VMT) x 100].
**Preliminary.
***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: Fatalities and Injuries - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA); Vehicle Miles Traveled - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
 
DATA QUALITY 2007 2008 Jul 08-Jun 09
ACCURACY
Percentage of FMCSA-reported crashes matched to a carrier94%96%96%
Percentage of FMCSA-reported inspections matched to a carrier98%99%99%
TIMELINESS
Percentage of FMCSA crashes reported within 90 days86%88%89%
Percentage of FMCSA inspections reported within 21 days92%94%94%
COMPLETENESS
Percentage of fatal crashes reported to FMCSA100%100%100%
Percentage of nonfatal crashes reported to FMCSA86%86%83%
Percentage of all crash reports with complete driver/vehicle data69%84%92%
Sources: State-reported crash data - Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS); fatal crash data - NHTSA. For details, see www.ai.fmcsa.dot.gov/DataQuality.
 
PROGRAM OUTPUTS
 FY 2007
  Total
 FY 2008
  Total*
  FY 2009
Total*
 Federal
  State
 Federal
  State
 Federal
 State
COMPLIANCE REVIEWS (CRs)
Total Number of CRs
10,256
5,859
9,645
5,980
10,285
6,632
Hazardous Materials (HM) Reviews
1,973
808
1,835
938
2,081
1,217
Household Goods Reviews
489
9
608
21
557
9
Motorcoach Reviews
1,041
192
1,040
267
1,089
197
Conditional Carrier Reviews
2,634
784
2,304
782
2,444
757
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS
Total New Entrant Safety Audits
Percent Completed on Time
5,706
95%
32,620
98%
3,997
95%
33,401
98%
3,377
95%
34,452
99%
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
Trucks
92,900
3,135,368
102,725
3,234,331
110,131
3,303,260
HM Trucks
4,453
194,668
4,467
195,360
4,612
216,853
Buses**
 21,644
126,223
16,375
133,269
16,395
81,357
At U.S. Borders (counts based on Census data)
Trucks (Canada/Mexico Domiciled***)
63,898
212,083
74,398
208,503
80,918
206,058
Buses (Canada/Mexico Domiciled***)
2,647
740
1,771
599
1,571
527
Northern Border (Canada Domiciled)
321
63,833
250
63,766
230
55,169
Southern Border (Mexico Domiciled***)
66,224
148,990
75,919
145,336
85,259
151,416
Notice-of-Claim Letters Issued
5,905
6,083
6,650
Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
774
1,015
1,122
90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders
1,045
1,152
1,497
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Total Number of Truck Inspections
3,172,923
2,263,702
3,287,998
2,270,306
3,361,980
2,254,551
Total Number of Bus Inspections
54,854
125,926
51,313
130,937
50,820
79,768
Truck OOS Rate
6.9%
23.2%
6.6%
23.2%
5.8%
22.1%
Bus OOS Rate
3.7%
7.9%
4.8%
7.6%
4.3%
7.6%
IMPROVING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
HM Package Inspections
7,894
6,894
6,816
Security Contact Reviews
2,066
1,797
1,958
*Preliminary.
**No level 7 school bus inspections reported.
***Mexico-domiciled trucks or buses operating in the U.S. Commercial Zone only.
Updated: Monday, May 4, 2015