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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of 9/30/12)

MCMIS SAFETY OUTCOMES* CY 2010 CY 2011* CY 2012*
(1/1/2012 - 6/30/2012)

CRASHES

Large Trucks and Buses

129,698

129,507

59,163

Large Trucks

116,179

116,350

52,581

Buses

13,947

13,605

6,825

FATALITIES

Large Trucks and Buses

4,217

4,011

1,873

Large Trucks

3,902

3,737

1,758

Buses

327

295

125

INJURIES

Large Trucks and Buses

80,552

78,758

37,595

Large Trucks

64,913

64,010

29,876

 Buses

16,595

15,868

8,298

*States are expected to report crash data to FMCSA within 90 days of the crash. Data are considered preliminary for 18 months to allow for changes. 
Note: Individual subtotals may not add to totals due to the potential for double counting (e.g., crashes involving both a truck and bus).

PROGRAM OUTPUTS FY 2010 FY 2011* FY 2012*
Federal State Federal State Federal State

Warning Letters

13,323 40,944 24,126
CARRIER REVIEWS

Total Reviews Performed

12,281 7,874 11,086 7,336 12,340 7,839

Hazardous Material (HM) Reviews

1,943 1,108 1,176 867 908 730

Household Goods Reviews

561 6 292 11 243 1

Passenger Carrier Reviews**

1,307 419 1,263 472 1,389 502

Motorcoach Reviews**

944 213 859 196 912 213

BY REVIEWS IN PHASED COMPLIANCE SAFETY ACCOUNTABILITY (CSA) STATES

Total Reviews Performed 9,997 5,365 8,853 4,982 10,152 5,537

Full Compliance Reviews/On-Site Comprehensive

8,116 4,884 4,460 3,531 2,740 2,631

Focused Compliance Reviews

*** *** 3,260 1,081 6,117 2,480

BY INVESTIGATIONS IN 100% CSA STATES - AK, CO, DE, GA, KS, NJ, MD, MN, MO, MT

Total Reviews Performed

2,284 2,509 2,233 2,354 2,188 2,302

On-Site Comprehensive Investigations

365 417 523 802 452 803

On-Site Focused Investigations

584 612 988 767 1,056 683

Off-Site Investigations

333 356 315 298 233 340
INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-ON ACTIONS

Cooperative Safety Plans (CSPs)

429 479 402

Notice of Claims (NOC)

7,168 6,897 6,515

Notice of Violations (NOV)

95 138 205

Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders

1,005 912 853

90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders

1,599 1,644 1,554

Imminent Hazard OOS Orders

5 10 48
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS

Total New Entrant Safety Audits 
    (Percent Completed on Time)

34,140
(92.5%)
34,273
(87.4%)
34,189 
(89.5%)

New Entrant Pass Rate

72.6% 65.0% 74.1%
INCREASING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS

HM Package Inspections

6,624 4,718 4,809

Security Contact Reviews

1,897 905 720
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
Total Truck and Bus Inspections 3,569,354 3,601,533 3,572,063

Trucks

129,293 3,344,525 130,855 3,355,233 127,824 3,320,791

HM Trucks

5,375 205,470 4,967 203,606 4,033 199,676

Buses

12,294 83,242 11,842 103,603 11,282 112,166

Motorcoaches

9,890 15,791 8,750 20,235 8,450 27,221
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/ 
OOS RATES
Driver Vehicle Driver Vehicle Driver Vehicle

Total Number of Truck Inspections

3,424,724 2,330,183 3,430,578 2,330,291 3,394,131 2,334,281

Total Number of Bus Inspections

46,033 82,844 54,120 95,810 61,546 101,012

Truck OOS Rate

5.3% 20.4% 5.0% 20.8% 4.9% 20.8%

Bus OOS Rate

4.9% 6.7% 5.9% 6.9% 5.3% 6.8%

*Data are considered preliminary for 18 months. 
**Changed to include non-ratable reviews. 
***No interventions of this type for the given year. 
Source: All data from Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS), as of October 26, 2012.

Updated: Monday, January 6, 2014