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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of December 31, 2018)

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MCMIS SAFETY OUTCOMES*
Calendar Year 2016*
Calendar Year 2017*
Calendar Year 2018*
(Jan 1-Sep 30, 2018)
CRASHES
• Large Trucks and Buses
167,567
170,645132,116
Large Trucks
151,383154,109120,008
Buses
 16,737
17,05812,561
FATALITIES
• Large Trucks and Buses
4,960
5,0573,535
Large Trucks
4,6634,789
3,370
Buses
327
285
196
INJURIES
• Large Trucks and Buses
92,37393,060
70,531
Large Trucks
75,69975,710
58,448
Buses
17,967
18,264
12,988

*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 2017
Fiscal Year 2018
Fiscal Year 2019
(Oct 1, 2018-Dec 31, 2018)
Federal
State
Total
Federal
State
Total
Federal
State
Total
• Warning Letters
28,293
30,476
6,354
CARRIER INVESTIGATIONS
• Total Investigations Performed
8,521
6,40214,9238,2386,13414,3721,7761,4143,190
Hazardous Material (HM) Investigations
726
7911,5176318331,464142182324
Household Goods Investigations
  177
1218915516171
    36
339
Passenger Carrier Investigations
  1,177
4171,5948852991,18415850208
Motorcoach Investigations
  1,029
1931,22276017093012530155
VIOLATIONS CITED DURING INVESTIGATIONS
• Total Number of Acute/Critical Violations
  7,157
5,47112,6286,7595,38912,1481,6661,3172,983
• Average Number of Acute/Critical Violations per Investigation
    0.84
   0.85
0.850.82
   0.88
   0.85
   0.94
 0.93
   0.94
• Total Number of Non-Acute/Non-Critical Violations
50,036
33,95283,98847,02332,70179,72410,1657,37317,538
• Average Number of Non-Acute/Non-Critical Violations per Investigation
  5.87
   5.305.63   5.715.33   5.55   5.72 5.21    5.50
INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-ON ACTIONS
• Notice of Claims (NOC)*
    4,364 
7245,088
     3,771
   5894,360
   801
128929
Percent Investigations with NOC Issued
  51.2%
11.3%34.1%
    45.8%
9.6%30.3%
     45.1%
9.1%29.1%
• Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
             630     
      565
                146      
Percent Investigations Resulting in Unsat/Unfit OOS Orders
      4.2%
     3.9%
          4.6%  
• 90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders
     1,279
    1,314
          266
• Carrier Imminent Hazard OOS Orders
           7
           4
              0
• Conditional Ratings     2,928     2,921          700
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS
• Total New Entrant Safety Audits (Percent Completed on Time)
    35,893
   (89.3%)
    36,721
  (93.0%)
      8,867
    (93.7%)
• New Entrant Pass Rate
     89.2%
     89.8%
      89.1%
• New Entrant OOS Orders (Refusal of Audit/No Contact, Expedited Actions, Failure of Safety Audit)
    12,504
    12,338
       3,323
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS
Total Truck and Bus Inspections
3,416,003
3,532,003
 806,310
• Trucks
106,531
3,189,9163,296,447
114,822
3,297,489
3,412,311
24,388
755,661
780,049
HM Trucks
6,415
191,303
197,718
6,415
194,541
200,956
1,239
46,52247,761
• Buses
12,752
106,804
119,556
11,258
108,434
119,692
2,419
23,842
26,261
Motorcoaches
10,203
18,880
29,083
9,021
 19,454
28,475
1,920
3,898
5,818
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
Driver 
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
• Total Number of Truck Inspections
3,254,864
2,254,896
3,368,510
2,319,874
770,151
527,131
• Total Number of Bus Inspections
   49,671
100,158
50,350
         99,411
11,489
21,318
• Truck OOS Rate
5.1%
21.2%
4.8%
21.4%
4.9%
21.0%
• Bus OOS Rate
  4.7%
6.5%
5.0%
6.5%
4.9%
6.2%
*Includes both closed and open enforcements; excludes enforcement as a result of an inspection.
Source: All data from the Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS), as of January 25, 2019.
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