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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of September 30, 2016)

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MCMIS SAFETY OUTCOMES*
Calendar Year 2014*
Calendar Year 2015*
Calendar Year 2016*
(Jan 1, 2016-Jun 30, 2016)
CRASHES
• Large Trucks and Buses
155,419
159,406
78,341
Large Trucks
140,092
143,830
70,293
Buses
  15,864
  16,126
 8,309
FATALITIES
• Large Trucks and Buses
    4,507
    4,647
   2,021
Large Trucks
    4,234
    4,358
   1,905
Buses
301
      312
     123
INJURIES
• Large Trucks and Buses
  88,259
  88,178
42,719
Large Trucks
  71,580
  72,119
 34,594
Buses
  17,836
  17,148
   8,718
*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 2014
Fiscal Year 2015
Fiscal Year 2016
(Oct 1, 2015-Sep 30, 2016)
 
Federal
State
Total
Federal
State
Total
Federal
State
Total
• Warning Letters
20,546
20,463
34,670
CARRIER INVESTIGATIONS
• Total Investigations Performed
7,578
7,352
14,930
8,186
6,483
14,669
7,836
8,869
16,705
Hazardous Material (HM) Investigations
   625
   771
  1,396
  681
   766
  1,447
   781
   803
 1,584
Household Goods Investigations
   158
     13
     171
  164
     13
     177
     168
       10
    178
Passenger Carrier Investigations*
   1,029
   362
    1,391
918
   336
  1,254
   836
 1,131
  1,967
Motorcoach Investigations*
   843
   153
    996
   805
   165
     970
   725
    348
   1,073
VIOLATIONS CITED DURING INVESTIGATIONS
• Total Number of Acute/Critical Violations
  6,256
  6,858
13,114
  7,020
  6,229
13,249
  7,220
6,329
13,549
• Average Number of Acute/Critical Violations per Investigation
    0.83
    0.93
    0.88
    0.86
    0.96
    0.90
   0.92
  0.71
    0.81
• Total Number of Non-Acute/Non-Critical Violations
45,600
32,648
78,248
49,564
31,519
81,083
47,504
37,474
84,978
• Average Number of Non-Acute/Non-Critical Violations per Investigation
   6.02
    4.44     5.24     6.05     4.86     5.53     6.06   4.23     5.09
INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-ON ACTIONS
• Notice of Claims (NOC)**
   4,584
   5,066
   4,974
Percent Investigations with NOC Issued
30.70%
34.54%
29.78%
• Notice of Violations (NOV)
        86
       59
        68
• Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
      686
     633
      694
Percent Investigations Resulting in Unsat/Unfit OOS Orders
  4.59%
  4.32%
   4.15%
• 90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders
  1,258
  1,128
   1,363
• Carrier Imminent Hazard OOS Orders
       36
         9
          9
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS***
• Total New Entrant Safety Audits (Percent Completed on Time)
   37,641
(85.47%)
   39,919
(77.19%)
   38,076
(82.85%)
• New Entrant Pass Rate
    83.1%
     84.1%
    88.2%
• New Entrant OOS Orders (Refusal of Audit/No Contact, Expedited Actions, Failure of Safety Audit)
   17,981
   17,469
   13,083
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
Total Truck and Bus Inspections
3,437,810
3,384,064
3,413,326
• Trucks
122,082
3,193,868
3,315,950
120,615
3,141,494
3,262,109
110,077
3,180,283
3,290,360
HM Trucks
5,619
192,559
198,178
5,981
184,999
190,980
6,182
193,679 199,861
• Buses
10,312
111,548
121,860
10,003
111,952
121,955
13,175
109,791
122,966
Motorcoaches
7,838
25,202
33,040
7,589
 23,818
31,407
10,355
21,396
31,751
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
Driver 
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
• Total Number of Truck Inspections
3,264,561
2,265,214
3,209,960
2,206,647
3,242,935
2,242,230
• Total Number of Bus Inspections
    55,297
 103,009
    54,345
   102,672
    53,367
    101,968
• Truck OOS Rate
      5.0%
    20.8%
      4.9%
   20.9%
     4.9%
   20.7%
• Bus OOS Rate
      4.9%
      7.3%
      4.7%
       7.2%
    4.3%
     6.7%
*Passenger carrier and motorcoach investigation data have been changed to be based on the SMS definition at time of review.
**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 October 28, 2016.
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