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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of June 30, 2019)

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MCMIS SAFETY OUTCOMES*
Calendar Year 2017*
Calendar Year 2018*
Calendar Year 2019*
(Jan 1, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019)
CRASHES
• Large Trucks and Buses
171,140
181,239
45,256
   Large Trucks
154,520
164,302
40,808
   Buses
17,143
 17,566
 4,604
FATALITIES
• Large Trucks and Buses
 5,123
  4,949
1,082
   Large Trucks
4,858
4,683
1,023
   Buses
283
307
  61
INJURIES
• Large Trucks and Buses
93,326
96,713
22,756
   Large Trucks
75,938
79,756
18,742
   Buses
18,312
18,207
4,282

*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 - Jun 30, 2019)
Federal
State
Total
Federal
State
Total
Federal
State
Total
• Warning Letters
28,293
30,476
19,387
CARRIER INVESTIGATIONS
• Total Investigations Performed
8,521
6,401
14,922
8,239
6,136
14,375
5,610
4,142
9,752
Hazardous Material (HM) Investigations
726
791
1,517
632
832
1,464
449
564
1,013
Household Goods Investigations
177
12
189
155
17
172
105
5
110
Passenger Carrier Investigations
   1,177
417
1,594
885
299
1,184
604
187
791
Motorcoach Investigations
   1,029
193
1,222
760
170
930
531
120
651
VIOLATIONS CITED DURING INVESTIGATIONS
• Total Number of Acute/Critical Violations
7,157
5,470
12,627
6,759
5,388
12,147
4,818
3,983
8,801
• Average Number of Acute/Critical Violations per Investigation
0.84
0.85
0.85
0.82
0.88
0.84
0.86
0.96
0.90
• Total Number of Non-Acute/Non-Critical Violations
50,036
33,942
83,978
47,030
32,712
79,742
30,327
21,789
52,116
• Average Number of Non-Acute/Non-Critical Violations per Investigation
5.87
5.30
5.63
5.71
5.33
5.55
5.41
5.26
5.34
INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-ON ACTIONS
• Notice of Claims (NOC)*
4,364
724
5,088
3,772
589
4,361
2,344
356
2,700
Percent Investigations with NOC Issued
51.2%
11.3%
34.1%
45.8%
9.6%
30.3%
41.8%
8.6%
27.7%
• Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
   631
   570
  458
Percent Investigations Resulting in Unsat/Unfit OOS Orders
4.2%
 4.0%
4.7%
• 90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders
1,281
1,318
  895
• Carrier Imminent Hazard OOS Orders
      4
      4
      0
• Conditional Ratings Issued
2,929
2,921
2,039
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS
• Total New Entrant Safety Audits (Percent Completed on Time)
 35,893
(89.1%)
 36,755
(92.4%)
 29,657
(91.8%)
• New Entrant Pass Rate
  89.2%
  89.8%
  88.4%
• New Entrant OOS Orders (Refusal of Audit/No Contact, Expedited Actions, Failure of Safety Audit)
12,504
12,338
 10,168
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS
Total Truck and Bus Inspections
3,415,664
3,533,192
2,559,035
• Trucks
106,179
3,189,927
3,296,106
115,411
3,297,998
3,413,409
76,558
2,394,614
2,471,172
HM Trucks
6,405
191,305
197,710
6,449
194,572
201,021
4,734
146,437
151,171
• Buses
12,755
106,803
119,558
11,312
108,471
119,783
8,528
79,335
87,863
Motorcoaches
10,202
18,880
29,082
9,068
 19,454
28,522
6,828
12,417
19,245
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
Driver 
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle  
• Total Number of Truck Inspections
3,254,522
2,254,590
3,369,608
2,320,555
2,440,649
1,698,527
• Total Number of Bus Inspections
49,669
 100,160
50,422
99,500
36,081
73,783
• Truck OOS Rate
5.1%
21.2%
4.8%
21.4%
5.0%
21.2%
• Bus OOS Rate
4.7%
6.5%
5.0%
6.5%
4.8%
6.3%

*Includes both closed and open enforcements; excludes enforcement as a result of an inspection.
Source: All data from Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS), as of July 26, 2019.

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