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United States Department of Transportation United States Department of Transportation

Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of June 30, 2015)

MCMIS SAFETY OUTCOMES*
Calendar Year 2013*
Calendar Year 2014*
Calendar Year 2015*
(Jan 1, 2015-Mar 31, 2015)
CRASHES
• Large Trucks and Buses
141,704
153,184
39,028 
Large Trucks
126,669
138,165
34,987
Buses
  15,528
  15,536
  4,172
FATALITIES
• Large Trucks and Buses
    4,451
    4,340
   981
Large Trucks
    4,139
    4,086
   911
Buses
      333
      282
     76
INJURIES
• Large Trucks and Buses
  83,626
  86,805
20,971
Large Trucks
  66,304
  70,477
 16,845 
Buses
  18,235
  17,454
  4,436 
*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 -
Jun 30, 2015)
Federal
State
Total
Federal
State
Total
Federal
State
Total
• Warning Letters
20,480
20,546
14,862
CARRIER INVESTIGATIONS
• Total Investigations Performed
9,645
7,697
17,342
7,578
7,350
14,928
5,993
4,970
10,963
Hazardous Material (HM) Investigations
   764
   676
  1,440
  625
   771
  1,396
   495
   573
 1,068
Household Goods Investigations
   190
      9
     199
  162
     13
     175
     131
       8
    139
Passenger Carrier Investigations*
   934
   443
    1,377
1,056
   416
  1,472
   669
   302
   971
Motorcoach Investigations*
   602
   145
    747
   812
   156
     968
   560
    121
   681
VIOLATIONS CITED DURING INVESTIGATIONS
• Total Number of Serious Violations
  8,054
  7,381
15,435
  7,257
  7,583
14,840
  5,170
5,139
  10,849
• Average Number of Serious Violations per Investigation
    0.84
    0.96
    0.89
    0.96
    1.03
    0.99
    0.95
  1.05
    1.00
• Total Number of Non-Serious Violations
49,535
31,606
81,144
44,594
31,909
76,503
35,209
23,012
58,221
• Average Number of Non-Serious Violations per Investigation
   5.14
    4.11     4.68     5.89     4.34     5.13     5.88   4.69     5.34
INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-ON ACTIONS
• Notice of Claims (NOC)**
   4,984
   4,587
   3,668
Percent Investigations with NOC Issued
28.74%
30.73%
33.46%
• Notice of Violations (NOV)
     115
       86
       48
• Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
     771
     878
     628
Percent Investigations Resulting in Unsat/Unfit OOS Orders
  4.45%
  5.88%
  5.76%
• 90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders
 1,676
  1,410
     971
• Carrier Imminent Hazard OOS Orders
     37
       21
        4
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS
• Total New Entrant Safety Audits (Percent Completed on Time)
32,801
(87.70%)
32,220
(86.01%)
24,600
(80.08%)
• New Entrant Pass Rate
  80.0%
  80.3%
  82.0%
• New Entrant OOS Orders (Refusal of Audit/No Contact, Expedited Actions, Failure of Safety Audit)
14,153
17,981
13,800
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
Total Truck and Bus Inspections
3,492,203
3,437,797
2,500,721
• Trucks
121,937
3,243,221
3,365,158
122,066
3,193,873
3,315,939
91,582
2,319,634
2,411,216
HM Trucks
4,703
196,980
201,683
5,619
192,583
198,202
4,596
136,195 140,791
• Buses
10,536
116,509
127,045
10,307
111,551
121,858
7,326
82,179
89,505
Motorcoaches
7,870
31,764
39,634
7,833
 25,202
33,035
5,671
16,519
22,190
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
Driver 
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
• Total Number of Truck Inspections
3,318,147
2,290,881
3,264,551
2,265,216
2,374,601
1,627,650
• Total Number of Bus Inspections
    64,217
 101,964
    55,300
   103,005
    39,360
    75,920
• Truck OOS Rate
      4.9%
    20.6%
      5.0%
    20.8%
     4.9%
   20.7%
• Bus OOS Rate
      5.2%
      7.3%
      4.9%
       7.3%
    4.8%
     7.1%
*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 July 24, 2015.
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Last updated: Thursday, October 15, 2015