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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of June 30, 2007)


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
5,539
5,309
Large Truck Fatalities
5,235
5,240
4,995
Single-Unit Truck Fatalities
1,390
1,398
1,321
Combination-Unit Truck Fatalities
3,949
3,932
3,761
Bus Fatalities
315
340
331
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
126,000
Large Truck Injuries
116,000
114,000
106,000
Bus Injuries
29,000
23,000
21,000
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%92%
Percentage of FMCSA-reported inspections matched to a carrier96%97%98%
TIMELINESS
Percentage of FMCSA crashes reported within 90 days69%81%87%
Percentage of FMCSA inspections reported within 21 days80%81%90%
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-Jun 2007)
 Federal
  State
 Federal
  State
 Federal
 State
COMPLIANCE REVIEWS (CRs)
Total Number of CRs
7,978
4,597
9,723
5,462
8,074
4,330
Hazardous Materials (HM) Reviews
1,689
617
1,946
804
1,533
604
Household Goods Reviews
373
8
558
6
226
8
Motorcoach Reviews
340
117
504
142
887
156
Conditional Carrier Reviews
2,548
1,011
2,694
1,060
1,859
567
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS
Total New Entrant Safety Audits
Percent Completed on Time
11,734
93%
22,681
95%
10,187
91%
29,298
97%
4,608
98%
24,245
98%
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
Trucks
101,122
2,857,746
99,369
3,052,401
72,210
2,293,643
HM Trucks
5,603
175,290
4,481
187,128
3,442
145,163
Buses
 6,669
49,360
23,021
103,037
17,957
77,231
At U.S. Borders
Trucks (Canada/Mexico Domiciled*)
46,382
164,951
48,146
189,459
42,743
157,385
Buses (Canada/Mexico Domiciled*)
297
736
527
542
1,392
545
Northern Border (Canada Domiciled)
314
53,341
368
56,442
264
48,674
Southern Border (Mexico Domiciled*)
46,365
112,346
48,305
133,554
42,871
109,256
Notice-of-Claim Letters Issued
4,328
5,080
4,620
Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
517
494
606
90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders
891
733
736
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Total Number of Truck Inspections
2,920,683
2,151,739
3,092,718
2,272,177
2,330,645
1,667,147
Total Number of Bus Inspections
35,519
43,240
52,464
104,695
43,122
77,677
Truck OOS Rate
6.6%
23.6%
7.0%
23.7%
6.9%
23.1%
Bus OOS Rate
4.5%
9.4%
4.0%
9.0%
3.3%
8.1%
IMPROVING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
HM Package Inspections
7,720
9,184
6,741
Security Contact Reviews**
1,268
2,187
1,606

*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