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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of December 31, 2016)

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MCMIS SAFETY OUTCOMES*
Calendar Year 2014*
Calendar Year 2015*
Calendar Year 2016*
(Jan 1, 2016-Sep 30, 2016)
CRASHES
• Large Trucks and Buses
155,422
160,946
121,152
Large Trucks
140,094
145,216
109,528
Buses
  15,865
  16,283
 12,023
FATALITIES
• Large Trucks and Buses
    4,505
    4,688
    3,330
Large Trucks
    4,232
    4,391
    3,150
Buses
301
      320
      193
INJURIES
• Large Trucks and Buses
  88,257
  88,978
66,823
Large Trucks
  71,577
  72,784
 54,923
Buses
  17,837
  17,287
  12,809

*States are expected to report crash data to FMCSA within 90 days of the crash. Data are considered preliminary for 22 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
Fiscal Year 2015
Fiscal Year 2016
Fiscal Year 2017
(Oct 1, 2016-Dec 31, 2016)
Federal
State
Total
Federal
State
Total
Federal
State
Total
• Warning Letters
20,463
34,670
6,465
CARRIER INVESTIGATIONS
• Total Investigations Performed*
8,148
6,452
14,600
7,803
6,264
14,067
1,784
1,432
3,216
Hazardous Material (HM) Investigations
   681
   766
  1,447
  781
   803
  1,584
   166
   178
 344
Household Goods Investigations
   162
     13
     175
  165
     10
     175
     40
       4
     44
Passenger Carrier Investigations
   917
   334
    1,251
836
   426
  1,262
   183
 84
  267
Motorcoach Investigations
   804
   163
    967
   725
   223
     948
   154
     40
   194
VIOLATIONS CITED DURING INVESTIGATIONS**
• Total Number of Acute/Critical Violations
  7,064
  5,996
13,060
  7,175
  5,775
12,950
  1,681
1,154
2,835
• Average Number of Acute/Critical Violations per Investigation
    0.87
    0.93
    0.89
    0.92
    0.92
    0.92
   0.94
  0.81
    0.88
• Total Number of Non-Acute/Non-Critical Violations
45,395
31,672
81,067
47,498
31,948
79,446
11,414
7,264
18,678
• Average Number of Non-Acute/Non-Critical Violations per Investigation
   6.06
    4.91
    5.55
    6.09
    5.10
    5.65
    6.40
  5.07
    5.81
INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-ON ACTIONS
• Notice of Claims (NOC)***
 5,066
   4,970
  1,127
Percent Investigations with NOC Issued
34.7%
 35.3%
 35.0%
• Notice of Violations (NOV)
      59
       68
      12
• Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
    635
     701
     157
Percent Investigations Resulting in Unsat/Unfit OOS Orders
  4.4%
  5.0%
  4.9%
• 90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders
 1,129
  1,365
    301
• Carrier Imminent Hazard OOS Orders
       7
        9
       3
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS****
• Total New Entrant Safety Audits (Percent Completed on Time)
39,919
(77.1%)
38,101
(82.4%)
8,052
(88.5%)
• New Entrant Pass Rate
  84.1%
  88.3%
  88.8%
• New Entrant OOS Orders (Refusal of Audit/No Contact, Expedited Actions, Failure of Safety Audit)
17,469
13,084
3,310
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
Total Truck and Bus Inspections
3,384,208
3,417,187
769,552
• Trucks
120,624
3,141,636
3,262,260
110,429
3,183,183
3,293,612
22,449
720,230
742,679
HM Trucks
5,983
184,999
190,982
6,233
193,846
200,079
1,187
42,358
43,545
• Buses
10,003
111,945
121,948
13,209
110,366
123,575
2,878
23,995
26,873
Motorcoaches
7,589
23,818
31,407
10,382
 21,490
31,872
2,371
4,194
6,565
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
Driver 
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
• Total Number of Truck Inspections
3,210,110
2,206,696
3,245,969
2,244,642
734,218
500,611
• Total Number of Bus Inspections
    54,346
 102,665
    53,524
   102,518
    11,885
    22,047
• Truck OOS Rate
      4.9%
    20.9%
      4.9%
   20.7%
     4.9%
   20.3%
• Bus OOS Rate
      4.7%
      7.2%
      4.3%
       6.7%
    4.5%
     6.0%

*Excludes terminal reviews. The counts will be different from prior reports.
**Methodology for counting acute/critical violations ahs been modified. The counts will be different from prior reports.
***Includes both closed and open enforcements; excludes enforcement as a result of an inspection.
****New Entrant Safety Audits counts include both offsite and onsite safety audits. The counts will be different from prior reports.
Source: All data from Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS), as of January 27, 2017.

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