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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of March 31, 2017)

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MCMIS SAFETY OUTCOMES*
Calendar Year 2014
Calendar Year 2015*
Calendar Year 2016*
CRASHES
• Large Trucks and Buses
155,477
161,034165,536
Large Trucks
140,115
145,282149,658
Buses
  15,900
 16,306  16,420
FATALITIES
• Large Trucks and Buses
    4,505
    4,718
    4,660
Large Trucks
    4,231
    4,415
    4,389
Buses
302
      326
      288
INJURIES
• Large Trucks and Buses
  88,341
  89,085
91,088
Large Trucks
  71,586
  72,836
 74,798
Buses
  17,913
  17,344
 17,542

*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-Mar 31, 2017)
 
Federal
State
Total
Federal
State
Total
Federal
State
Total
• Warning Letters
20,463
34,670
13,497
CARRIER INVESTIGATIONS
• Total Investigations Performed*
8,148
6,45214,6007,8046,26914,0733,9713,1557,126
Hazardous Material (HM) Investigations
   681
7661,4477828031,585359391750
Household Goods Investigations
   162
1317516510175
     90
797
Passenger Carrier Investigations
   917
3341,2518364281,264460177637
Motorcoach Investigations
   804
16396772522394840888496
VIOLATIONS CITED DURING INVESTIGATIONS**
• Total Number of Acute/Critical Violations
  7,064
5,99613,0607,1785,77612,9543,5732,6326,205
• Average Number of Acute/Critical Violations per Investigation
    0.87
    0.93
0.890.92
    0.92
    0.92
    0.90
  0.83
    0.87
• Total Number of Non-Acute/Non-Critical Violations
49,395
31,67281,06747,50431,96779,47124,29316,59440,887
• Average Number of Non-Acute/Non-Critical Violations per Investigation
   6.06
    4.91    5.55    6.09    5.10    5.65    6.12  5.26    5.74
INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-ON ACTIONS
• Notice of Claims (NOC)***
  5,066
   4,970
   2,394
Percent Investigations with NOC Issued
 34.7%
 35.3%
 33.6%
• Notice of Violations (NOV)
      59
       68
       27
• Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
    636
     704
     296
Percent Investigations Resulting in Unsat/Unfit OOS Orders
   4.4%
   5.0%
   4.2%
• 90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders
 1,130
  1,366
    666
• Carrier Imminent Hazard OOS Orders
       7
        9
        3
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS****
• Total New Entrant Safety Audits (Percent Completed on Time)
39,920
(77.0%)
38,108
(82.1%)
17,742
(90.2%)
• New Entrant Pass Rate
  84.1%
  88.2%
  89.1%
• New Entrant OOS Orders (Refusal of Audit/No Contact, Expedited Actions, Failure of Safety Audit)
17,469
13,085
6,569
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
Total Truck and Bus Inspections
3,384,362
3,418,424
1,636,521
• Trucks
120,624
3,141,7853,262,409
110,651
3,184,040
3,294,691
47,753
1,532,742
1,580,495
HM Trucks
5,983
185,003
190,986
6,251
193,899
200,150
2,487
95,06497,551
• Buses
10,003
111,950
121,953
13,281
110,452
123,733
6,060
49,966
56,026
Motorcoaches
7,589
23,818
31,407
10,427
 21,489
31,916
4,915
8,160
13,075
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
Driver 
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
• Total Number of Truck Inspections
3,210,252
2,206,771
3,246,929
2,245,357
1,561,816
1,069,972
• Total Number of Bus Inspections
    54,346
 102,670
    53,596
   102,658
    23,486
    47,066
• Truck OOS Rate
      4.9%
    20.9%
      4.9%
     20.7%
     4.9%
    20.6%
• 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 has 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 Audit 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 April 28, 2017.
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