Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration November 2007
2006 Police-Reported Motor Vehicle Traffic Crashes
Property Damage Only
Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) and General Estimates System (GES).
Note: A large truck is defined as a truck with gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) greater than 10,000 pounds.
2006 Traffic Crash Victims
In Large Truck Crashes
In All Vehicle Crashes
Source: NHTSA, Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) and General Estimates System (GES).
2005 Fatality and Injury Rates
Vehicle Miles Traveled
Fatality Rate per 100 Million Vehicle Miles Traveled
Injury Rate per 100 Million Vehicle Miles Traveled
Sources: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), Highway Statistics 2005, Table VM-1; and NHTSA,
Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) and General Estimates System (GES).
2001-2003 Average Costs of Truck Crashes (2005 Dollars)
Average Cost per Crash
Source: Ted Miller, Eduard Zaloshnja, Rebecca Spicer, Revised Cost of Large Truck and Bus Involved Crashes (2006), adjusted to 2005 dollars.
Registered Vehicles and Companies
2005 All Vehicles
2005 Large Trucks
2006 Active Interstate Truck and Bus Companies
2006 Active Hazardous Material Companies
2006 Active Passenger Carrier Companies
Sources: FHWA, Highway Statistics 2005, Table VM-1; and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS).
Note: Registered vehicles are those that have been registered through a State motor vehicle department.
FY 2006 Roadside Inspections and Out-Of-Service (OOS) Rates for Commercial Vehicles
Driver OOS Rate
Vehicle OOS Rate
Source: FMCSA, Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS).
Household Goods Complaints Received, 2001-2005
Jan.-Nov. 13, 2007
Source: FMCSA, Safety Violation and Consumer Household Goods Complaint Hotline.
Note: Complaints are related to interstate, for-hire transportation, individual-paid household moves only.