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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of March 31, 2019)

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MCMIS SAFETY OUTCOMES*
Calendar Year 2016
Calendar Year 2017*
Calendar Year 2018*
CRASHES
• Large Trucks and Buses
167,597
170,831
180,387
   Large Trucks
151,408
154,277
163,570
   Buses
16,742
17,076
17,444
FATALITIES
• Large Trucks and Buses
4,961
5,116
4,867
   Large Trucks
4,664
4,849
4,610
   Buses
327
284
296
INJURIES
• Large Trucks and Buses
92,394
93,191
96,182
   Large Trucks
75,714
75,821
79,339
   Buses
17,973
18,284
18,092

*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 - Mar  31, 2019)
Federal
State
Total
Federal
State
Total
Federal
State
Total
• Warning Letters
28,293
30,476
12,058
CARRIER INVESTIGATIONS
• Total Investigations Performed
8,521
6,402
14,923
8,238
6,135
14,373
3,659
2,840
6,499
Hazardous Material (HM) Investigations
726
791
1,517
631
832
1,463
293
368
661
Household Goods Investigations
177
12
189
155
17
172
63
5
68
Passenger Carrier Investigations
   1,177
417
1,594
885
299
1,184
363
124
487
Motorcoach Investigations
   1,029
193
1,222
760
170
930
311
80
391
VIOLATIONS CITED DURING INVESTIGATIONS
• Total Number of Acute/Critical Violations
7,157
5,471
12,628
6,759
5,388
12,147
3,295
2,699
5,994
• Average Number of Acute/Critical Violations per Investigation
0.84
0.85
0.85
0.82
0.88
0.85
0.90
0.95
0.92
• Total Number of Non-Acute/Non-Critical Violations
50,036
33,952
83,988
47,023
32,706
79,729
20,379
15,049
35,428
• Average Number of Non-Acute/Non-Critical Violations per Investigation
5.87
5.30
5.63
5.71
5.33
5.55
5.57
5.30
5.45
INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-ON ACTIONS
• Notice of Claims (NOC)*
4,364
724
5,088
3,772
589
4,361
1,579
253
1,832
Percent Investigations with NOC Issued
51.2%
11.3%
34.1%
45.8%
9.6%
30.3%
43.2%
9.0%
28.2%
• Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
   631
   569
  303
Percent Investigations Resulting in Unsat/Unfit OOS Orders
4.2%
 4.0%
4.7%
• 90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders
1,279
1,315
  578
• Carrier Imminent Hazard OOS Orders
      7
      4
      0
• Conditional Ratings Issued
2,929
2,921
1,364
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS
• Total New Entrant Safety Audits (Percent Completed on Time)
 35,893
(89.2%)
 36,751
(92.6%)
 19,306
(92.5%)
• New Entrant Pass Rate
  89.2%
  89.8%
  88.9%
• New Entrant OOS Orders (Refusal of Audit/No Contact, Expedited Actions, Failure of Safety Audit)
12,504
12,338
  6,444
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS
Total Truck and Bus Inspections
3,415,662
3,532,674
1,649,868
• Trucks
106,176
3,189,928
3,296,104
115,090
3,297,832
3,412,922
49,854
1,546,870
1,596,724
HM Trucks
6,405
191,304
197,709
6,428
194,568
200,996
2,682
96,200
98,882
• Buses
12,755
106,803
119,558
11,313
108,439
119,752
5,293
47,851
53,144
Motorcoaches
10,202
18,880
29,082
9,068
 19,454
28,522
4,251
7,683
11,934
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
Driver 
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle  
• Total Number of Truck Inspections
3,254,520
2,254,576
3,369,117
2,320,153
1,577,348
1,081,129
• Total Number of Bus Inspections
49,669
 100,160
50,397
99,471
22,669
44,055
• 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%
4.5%
5.9%

*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 April 26, 2019.

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