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United States Department of Transportation United States Department of Transportation

Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of December 31, 2014)


MCMIS SAFETY OUTCOMES*
Calendar Year 2012
Calendar Year 2013*
Calendar Year 2014*
(01/01/2014–06/30/2014)
CRASHES
Large Trucks and Buses
130,553
141,006
110,110 
Large Trucks
116,500
126,022
 99,471
Buses
  14,537
  15,476
 11,004
FATALITIES
Large Trucks and Buses
    4,393
    4,329
   2,987
Large Trucks
    4,123
    4,020
   2,827
Buses
      292
      329
     183
INJURIES
Large Trucks and Buses
  80,108
  83,390
62,728
Large Trucks
  63,672
  66,120
 50,984 
Buses
  17,552
  18,182
 12,557 
*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 2013
Fiscal Year 2014
Fiscal Year 2015
(Oct 1, 2014 -
Dec 31, 2014)
Federal
State
Total
Federal
State
Total
Federal
State
Total
Warning Letters
20,480
20,546
5,183
CARRIER INVESTIGATIONS
Total Investigations Performed
9,645
7,697
17,342
7,572
7,346
14,918
1,625
1,597
3,222
Hazardous Material (HM) Investigations
   764
   676
  1,440
  625
   770
  1,395
   148
   184
   332
Household Goods Investigations
   190
      9
     199
  162
     12
     174
     31
       4
     35
Passenger Carrier Investigations*
   934
   443
    1,377
1,056
   417
  1,473
   164
   108
   272
Motorcoach Investigations*
   602
   145
    747
   812
   156
     968
   130
     31
   161
VIOLATIONS CITED DURING INVESTIGATIONS
Total Number of Serious Violations
  8,065
  7,385
15,450
  7,269
  7,587
14,856
  1,758
1,731
  3,489
Average Number of Serious Violations per Investigation
    0.84
    0.96
    0.90
    0.96
    1.03
    1.00
    1.08
  1.08
    1.08
Total Number of Non-Serious Violations
49,524
31,602
81,126
44,568
31,897
76,465
10,118
7,500
17,618
Average Number of Non-Serious Violations per Investigation
   5.13
    4.11    4.73    5.88    4.34    5.24    6.23  4.70    5.60
INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-ON ACTIONS
Notice of Claims (NOC)**
   4,984
   4,589
   1,196
Percent Investigations with NOC Issued
28.74%
30.76%
37.12%
Notice of Violations (NOV)
     115
       86
       20
Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
     771
     879
     215
Percent Investigations Resulting in Unsat/Unfit OOS Orders
 4.45%
  5.89%
  6.67%
90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders
 1,677
  1,409
     353
Imminent Hazard OOS Orders
     37
       21
        0
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS
Total New Entrant Safety Audits (Percent Completed on Time)
32,846
(87.97%)
32,235
(86.97%)
7,652
(88.76%)
New Entrant Pass Rate
  80.1%
  80.3%
  81.2%
New Entrant OOS Orders (Refusal of Audit/No Contact, Expedited Actions, Failure of Safety Audit)
14,153
17,979
4,687
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
Total Truck and Bus Inspections
3,492,167
3,417,817
794,363
Trucks
121,937
3,243,183
3,365,120
121,011
3,176,023
3,298,034
27,701
741,680
769,381
HM Trucks
4,703
196,975
201,678
5,614
191,994
197,608
1,089
42,36343,452
Buses
10,536
116,511
127,047
10,290
109,493
119,783
2,565
22,417
24,982
Motorcoaches
7,870
31,766
39,636
7,824
 25,088
32,912
1,976
4,436
6,412
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
Driver 
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Total Number of Truck Inspections
3,318,188
2,290,852
3,248,330
2,251,500
758,859
503,470
Total Number of Bus Inspections
    64,219
 101,966
    55,135
   100,958
 12,236
  20,792
Truck OOS Rate
      4.9%
    20.6%
      5.0%
     20.9%
    5.0%
   20.6%
Bus OOS Rate
      5.2%
      7.3%
      4.9%
       7.3%
    5.2%
     7.2%
*Changed to include non-ratable reviews.
**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 October 24, 2014.
Last updated: Friday, May 1, 2015