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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of June 30, 2004)

SAFETY OUTCOMES
2001
2002
2003
• Large Truck Fatalities
5,111
4,939
4,986*
• Large Truck Fatality Rate
  (per 100 million truck vehicle miles traveled)
2.4
2.3
2.2*
• Intercity Bus Fatalities
46
54
36
• Large Truck Injuries
131,000
130,000
122,000
• Large Truck Injury Rate
  (per 100 million truck vehicle miles traveled)
62.5
60.5
55.0*
Sources: NHTSA (fatalities and injuries), FHWA (truck vehicle miles traveled).                                                                                         *Preliminary.
 
DATA QUALITY
2002
2003
ACCURACY
• Percentage of FMCSA reported crashes matched to a carrier
85%
86%
• Percentage of FMCSA reported inspections matched to a carrier
95%
96%
TIMELINESS
• Average time to upload a crash to FMCSA
159 days
116 days
• Average time to upload an inspection to FMCSA
49 days
25 days
COMPLETENESS
• Percentage of fatal crashes reported to FMCSA
94%
**
                                                                                                                                                                                                    **Data not available.
PROGRAM OUTPUTS
FY 2002 Total
FY 2003 Total
FY 2004
(Oct-Dec 2003)
FY 2004
(Jan-Mar 2004)
FY 2004
(Apr-Jun 2004)
INCREASING ENFORCEMENT
• Number of Federal Compliance Reviews
7,577
9,070
1,783
2,097
1,865
• Number of State Compliance Reviews
2,908
3,684
701
933
970
• Number of enforcement cases initiated
4,038
5,513
1,448
1,391
1,290
   - Unsat/Unfit out-of-service orders
189
315
79
54
60
• Roadside inspections, trucks
2,904,616
2,988,765
668,258
715,037
744,228
• Roadside inspections, buses
38,938
42,220
8,699
9,377
12,334
• States participating in PRISM
25
32
32
32
32
INCREASING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
• New Entrant Safety Audits:
   - Total
-
7,192
5,417
6,998
6,227
   - Federal
-
4,111
2,419
2,721
2,466
   - State
-
2,993
2,940
4,171
3,683
   - Seminar
-
88
58
106
78
• ITS-CVO: Number of Federal, State,
   and industry attendees at briefings
1,342
2,703
625
475
630
• Web site visits to Analysis and
    Information (A&I) Online
584,926
935,865
296,723
370,970
367,014
• HM Security Sensitivity Visits (SSVs)
30,893***
1,816***
310
408
403
• Federal/State personnel training:
   - For Compliance Reviews
102
93
9
16
27
   - For roadside inspections
3,993
2,790
417
791
994
   - For hazardous materials
1,380
1,906
316
286
862
   - For in-service
256
199
136
170
159
IMPROVING SAFETY INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY
• States participating in CVISN
    (In Planning, Design, Deployment)
10, 7, 30
7, 6, 34
7, 6, 31
7, 6, 31
7, 5, 32
• States that have completed
    Core Capability Deployment
4
4
7
7
7
FINAL RULEMAKINGS (Apr-Jun 2004)
• Minimum Training Requirements for Entry-Level Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators; Final Rule (May 21, 2004).
• Parts and Accessories Necessary for Safe Operation; Fuel Systems (Fuel Tank Spitback); Final Rule (June 3, 2004).
• Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations: Hazardous Materials Safety Permits; Final Rule (June 30, 2004).
***The number of SSVs performed in 2002 was elevated in response to the events surrounding September 11, 2001. FY 2003 SSV activity represents a more normal level of SSV activity by FMCSA safety investigators.
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