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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of September 30, 2017)

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MCMIS SAFETY OUTCOMES*
Calendar Year 2015
Calendar Year 2016*
Calendar Year 2017*
(Jan 1, 2017-Jun 30, 2017)
CRASHES
• Large Trucks and Buses
161,078
166,35378,894
Large Trucks
145,324150,36571,130
Buses
 16,308
16,5368,001
FATALITIES
• Large Trucks and Buses
 4,720
4,736
2,206
Large Trucks
4,418
4,451
2,084
Buses
325
302
130
INJURIES
• Large Trucks and Buses
89,08091,618
42,781
Large Trucks
72,87675,141
34,447
Buses
 17,299
17,736
8,780

*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-Sep 30, 2017)
 
Federal
State
Total
Federal
State
Total
Federal
State
Total
• Warning Letters
20,463
34,670
28,293
CARRIER INVESTIGATIONS
• Total Investigations Performed*
8,148
6,45214,6007,8056,27114,0768,5136,38514,898
Hazardous Material (HM) Investigations
   681
7661,4477828041,5867267881,514
Household Goods Investigations
   162
1317516510175
     177
12189
Passenger Carrier Investigations
   916
3341,2508364281,2641,1774151,592
Motorcoach Investigations
   803
1639667252239481,0291951,224
VIOLATIONS CITED DURING INVESTIGATIONS**
• Total Number of Acute/Critical Violations
  7,064
5,99613,0607,1765,77512,9517,2345,47912,713
• Average Number of Acute/Critical Violations per Investigation
    0.87
    0.93
0.890.92
    0.92
    0.92
    0.85
  0.86
    0.85
• Total Number of Non-Acute/Non-Critical Violations
49,395
31,67281,06747,49731,97179,46849,92933,85483,783
• Average Number of Non-Acute/Non-Critical Violations per Investigation
   6.1
    4.9    5.6    6.1    5.1    5.7    5.9  5.3    5.6
INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-ON ACTIONS
• Notice of Claims (NOC)***
     5,066
       4,970
      5,089
Percent Investigations with NOC Issued
    34.7%
     35.3%
     34.2%
• Notice of Violations (NOV)
          59
           68
         108
• Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
        637
         707
         617
Percent Investigations Resulting in Unsat/Unfit OOS Orders
      4.4%
       5.0%
       4.1%
• 90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders
      1,132
      1,369
      1,276
• Carrier Imminent Hazard OOS Orders
            7
            9
             3
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS****
• Total New Entrant Safety Audits (Percent Completed on Time)
    39,920
   (76.9%)
    38,110
   (81.8%)
     35,851
   (90.6%)
• New Entrant Pass Rate
     84.1%
     88.2%
     89.2%
• New Entrant OOS Orders (Refusal of Audit/No Contact, Expedited Actions, Failure of Safety Audit)
    17,472
    13,085
    12,503
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
Total Truck and Bus Inspections
3,384,356
3,418,881
3,401,641
• Trucks
120,624
3,141,7793,262,403
110,911
3,184,213
3,295,124
98,080
3,185,244
3,283,324
HM Trucks
5,983
185,003
190,986
6,272
193,915
200,187
5,930
191,045196,975
• Buses
10,003
111,950
121,953
13,293
110,464
123,757
11,813
106,504
118,317
Motorcoaches
7,589
23,818
31,407
10,436
 21,493
31,929
9,477
18,844
28,321
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
Driver 
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
• Total Number of Truck Inspections
3,210,251
2,206,771
3,247,343
2,245,707
3,241,920
2,244,980
• Total Number of Bus Inspections
    54,346
 102,670
    53,615
   102,677
    48,855
    99,193
• Truck OOS Rate
      4.9%
    20.9%
      4.9%
     20.7%
     5.1%
    21.2%
• Bus OOS Rate
      4.7%
      7.2%
      4.3%
       6.7%
    4.8%
      6.5%
*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 October 27, 2017.
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