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United States Department of Transportation United States Department of Transportation

Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of 3/31/07)


SAFETY OUTCOMES
  2004
  2005
 2006
Large Truck and Bus Fatality Rate
(per 100 million total vehicle miles traveled [VMT])*
0.186
0.184
**
Total Fatalities (Large Trucks and Buses)
5,519
5,510
**
Large Truck Fatalities
5,235
5,212
**
Single-Unit Truck Fatalities
1,390
1,381
**
Combination-Unit Truck Fatalities
3,949
3,920
**
Bus Fatalities
315
335
**
Large Truck and Bus Injury Rate
(per 100 million total VMT)
4.89
4.55
**
Total Injuries (Large Trucks and Buses)
145,000
136,000
**
Large Truck Injuries
116,000
114,000
**
Bus Injuries
29,000
23,000
**
Total VMT (millions; includes trucks, buses, and passenger vehicles)
2,964,788
2,989,807
**
Large Truck VMT
220,811
222,836
**
Bus VMT
6,801
6,646
**
*Fatality Rate Formula: Fatality Rate = [(Number of Fatalities / Total VMT) x 100].
**Data not available.
Note: Individual subtotals may not add to totals due to the potential for double counting (e.g., fatalities or injuries in a truck-bus crash).
Sources: Fatalities and Injuries - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA); Vehicle Miles Traveled - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
 
DATA QUALITY 2004 2005 2006
ACCURACY
Percentage of FMCSA-reported crashes matched to a carrier87%88%93%
Percentage of FMCSA-reported inspections matched to a carrier96%97%98%
TIMELINESS
Percentage of FMCSA crashes reported within 90 days69%81%89%
Percentage of FMCSA inspections reported within 21 days80%81%87%
COMPLETENESS
Percentage of fatal crashes reported to FMCSA99%99%*
Sources: State-reported crash data - Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS); fatal crash data - NHTSA. For details, see www.ai.fmcsa.dot.gov/DataQuality.
*Data not available.
 
PROGRAM OUTPUTS
 FY 2005
  Total
 FY 2006
  Total
  FY 2007
(Oct 2006-Mar 2007)
 Federal
  State
 Federal
  State
 Federal
 State
COMPLIANCE REVIEWS (CRs)
Total Number of CRs
7,978
4,597
9,721
5,461
5,495
2,875
Hazardous Materials (HM) Reviews
1,689
617
1,945
804
1,010
419
Household Goods Reviews
373
8
558
6
226
8
Motorcoach Reviews
340
117
504
142
555
95
Conditional Carrier Reviews
2,539
1,014
2,699
1,060
1,228
370
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS
Total New Entrant Safety Audits
Percent Completed on Time
11,734
93%
22,681
95%
10,187
91%
29,294
97%
3,103
98%
16,288
98%
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
Trucks
101,151
2,858,039
99,390
3,052,424
46,478
1,463,580
HM Trucks
5,612
175,360
4,487
187,170
2,068
94,048
Buses
 6,669
49,360
23,018
102,991
12,604
44,761
At U.S. Borders
Trucks (Canada/Mexico Domiciled*)
46,383
164,953
48,146
189,459
30,891
98,150
Buses (Canada/Mexico Domiciled*)
297
736
526
542
1,332
337
Northern Border (Canada Domiciled)
314
53,341
368
56,444
117
28,435
Southern Border (Mexico Domiciled*)
46,366
112,348
48,304
133,557
32,106
70,052
Notice-of-Claim Letters Issued
4,328
5,080
3,110
Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
518
494
357
90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders
891
734
420
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Total Number of Truck Inspections
2,920,998
2,152,062
3,092,744
2,272,264
1,492,744
1,051,579
Total Number of Bus Inspections
35,519
43,240
52,463
104,647
28,135
44,508
Truck OOS Rate
6.6%
23.6%
7.0%
23.7%
7.0%
22.7%
Bus OOS Rate
4.6%
9.4%
4.0%
9.0%
3.0%
8.0%
IMPROVING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
HM Package Inspections
7,720
9,184
2,455
Security Contact Reviews**
1,268
2,182
1,054

*Mexico-domiciled trucks operating in the U.S. Commercial Zone only.
**These counts no longer include Security Sensitivity Visits.

Last updated: Monday, January 6, 2014