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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of 9/30/10)

SAFETY OUTCOMES
  2007
  2008
 2009
Rate of Fatalities Involving Large Trucks and Buses
(per 100 million total vehicle miles traveled [VMT])*
0.169
0.153**
0.121**
Total Fatalities Involving Large Trucks and Buses
5,116
4,545
3,619**
Fatalities Involving Large Trucks
4,822
4,245
3,380**
Fatalities Involving Single-Unit Trucks
1,300
1,173
972**
Fatalities Involving Combination-Unit Trucks
3,633
3,173
2,470**
Fatalities Involving Buses****
325
311
254**
Rate of Injuries Involving Large Trucks and Buses
(per 100 million total VMT)
4.09
3.82
3.13**
Total Injuries Involving Large Trucks and Buses
124,000
113,000
93,000
Injuries Involving Large Trucks
101,000
90,000
74,000
Injuries Involving Buses
24,000
24,000
20,000
Total VMT (millions; includes trucks, buses, and passenger vehicles)
3,032,399
2,973,509**
2,979,321**
Large Truck VMT
227,060
227,458**
***
Bus VMT
6,980
7,114**
***
*Fatality Rate Formula: Fatality Rate = (Number of fatalities involving large trucks and buses / Total VMT) x 100.
**Preliminary.
***Data not available.
****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
 2008
 2009
Jul 2009-Jun 2010
ACCURACY
Percentage of FMCSA-reported crashes matched to a carrier
96%
98%
98%
Percentage of FMCSA-reported inspections matched to a carrier
99%
99%
99%
TIMELINESS
Percentage of FMCSA crashes reported within 90 days
88%
88%
87%
Percentage of FMCSA inspections reported within 21 days
94%
94%
95%
COMPLETENESS
Percentage of fatal crashes reported to FMCSA
100%
100%
100%
Percentage of nonfatal crashes reported to FMCSA
86%
78%
86%
Percentage of all crash reports with complete driver/vehicle data
84%
94%
94%
Sources: State-reported data - Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS); fatal crash data - NHTSA. For details, see www.ai.fmcsa.dot.gov/DataQuality.
 
PROGRAM OUTPUTS
 FY 2008
  Total
 FY 2009
  Total*
  FY 2010
  Total*
 Federal
  State
 Federal
  State
 Federal
 State
COMPLIANCE REVIEWS (CRs)
Total Number of CRs
9,645
5,980
10,290
6,637
9,307
6,106
Hazardous Materials (HM) Reviews
1,835
938
2,082
1,218
1,942
1,107
Household Goods Reviews
608
21
557
9
559
6
Motorcoach Reviews
1,040
267
1,090
197
878
164
Conditional Carrier Reviews
2,304
782
2,444
758
2,030
726
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS
Total New Entrant Safety Audits
(Percent Completed on Time)
3,997
(95%)
33,403
(98%)
3,386
(94%)
34,508
(98%)
2,140
(94%)
31,705
(96%)
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
Trucks
102,729
3,234,583
110,001
3,321,388
130,738
3,331,858
HM Trucks
4,467
195,359
4,588
217,613
5,395
204,454
Buses**
16,375
133,282
16,329
82,745
12,302
81,861
At U.S. Borders (counts based on Census data)
Trucks (Canada/Mexico Domiciled***)
74,398
208,538
80,758
206,930
101,382
227,010
Buses (Canada/Mexico Domiciled***)
1,771
599
1,573
530
1,318
447
Northern Border (Canada Domiciled)
250
63,773
231
55,115
195
63,105
Southern Border (Mexico Domiciled***)
75,919
 145,364
82,100
152,345
102,505
164,352 
Notice-of-Claim Letters Issued
6,083
6,647
7,456
Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
1,015
1,117
1,005
90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders
1,151
1,503
1,592
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Total Number of Truck Inspections
3,288,238
2,270,475
3,379,140
2,267,948
3,414,746
2,323,217
Total Number of Bus Inspections
51,316
130,937
50,808
81,158
45,830
81,640 
Truck OOS Rate
6.6%
23.2%
5.8%
22.1%
5.3%
20.0%
Bus OOS Rate
4.8%
7.6%
4.2%
7.5%
4.8%
6.7%
IMPROVING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
HM Package Inspections
6,894
6,718
6,610
Security Contact Reviews
1,797
1,959
1,807
*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