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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of June 30, 2020)


Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

(As of June 30, 2020)

MCMIS SAFETY OUTCOMES*

CY 2018*

CY 2019*

CY 2020*

(Jan. 1, 2020 – Mar. 31, 2020)

CRASHES

● Large Trucks and Buses

183,914

179,509

38,863

       Large Trucks

166,689

162,467

35,283

       Buses

17,869

17,678

3,717

FATALITIES

● Large Trucks and Buses

5,249

4,961

992

       Large Trucks

4,979

4,709

933

       Buses

312

280

66

INJURIES

● Large Trucks and Buses

98,535

96,113

19,179

       Large Trucks

81,218

79,593

15,897

       Buses

18,629

17,699

3,482

*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

FY 2018

FY 2019

FY 2020

(Oct. 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020)

Federal

State

Total

Federal

State

Total

Federal

State

Total

● Warning Letters

30,476

26,379

17,173

CARRIER INVESTIGATIONS

● Total Investigations Performed

8,239

6,135

14,374

7,611

5,486

13,097

5,727

3,635

9,362

       Hazardous Material (HM) Investigations

632

832

1,464

596

758

1,354

286

435

721

       Household Goods Investigations

155

17

172

131

8

139

68

10

78

       Passenger Carrier Investigations

885

299

1,184

869

260

1,129

396

166

562

       Motorcoach Investigations

760

170

930

764

152

916

314

92

406

VIOLATIONS CITED DURING INVESTIGATIONS

● Total Number of Acute/Critical Violations

6,759

5,388

12,147

6,302

5,273

11,575

3,709

3,179

6,888

● Average Number of Acute/Critical Violations per Investigation

0.82

0.88

0.85

0.83

0.96

0.88

0.65

0.87

0.74

● Total Number of Non-Acute/Non-Critical Violations

47,030

32,706

79,736

39,902

28,416

68,318

24,977

16,463

41,440

● Average Number of Non-Acute/Non-Critical Violation per Investigation

5.71

5.33

5.55

5.24

5.18

5.22

4.36

4.53

4.43

INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-ON ACTIONS

● Notice of Claims (NOC) *

3,771

589

4,360

3,188

455

3,643

1,680

275

1,955

       Percent Investigations with NOC Issued

45.8%

9.6%

30.3%

41.9%

8.3%

27.8%

29.3%

7.6%

20.9%

● Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders

572

572

275

       Percent Investigations Resulting in Unsat/Unfit OOS Orders

4.0%

4.4%

2.9%

● 90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders

1,325

1,181

619

● Carrier Imminent Hazard OOS Orders

4

0

0

● Conditional Ratings

2,928

2,613

1,457

NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS

● Total New Entrant Safety Audits

   (Percent Completed on Time)

36,758

(92.0%)

39,491

(89.9%)

31,352

(90.1%)

● New Entrant Pass Rate

89.8%

88.2%

91.3%

● New Entrant OOS Orders (Refusal of Audit/No Contact,
    Expedited Actions, Failure of Safety Audit)

12,338

14,360

12,118

ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS

Total Truck and Bus Inspections

3,533,967

3,471,418

1,958,380

● Trucks

115,466

3,298,673

3,414,139

100,689

3,251,801

3,352,490

42,575

1,849,756

1,892,331

      HM Trucks

6,464

194,601

201,065

6,364

199,591

205,955

2,621

107,231

109,852

● Buses

11,339

108,489

119,828

11,808

107,120

118,928

5,288

60,761

66,049

      Motorcoaches

9,078

19,448

28,526

9,486

17,905

27,391

4,472

7,790

12,262

DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES

Driver

Vehicle

Driver

Vehicle

Driver

Vehicle

● Total Number of Truck Inspections

3,370,326

2,321,128

3,309,212

2,288,393

1,859,574

1,285,759

● Total Number of Bus Inspections

50,437

99,557

49,530

99,424

20,056

58,457

● Truck OOS Rate

4.8%

21.4%

5.0%

21.3%

5.2%

21.2%

● Bus OOS Rate

5.0%

6.5%

4.8%

6.5%

4.4%

4.9%

                         

*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 31, 2020.

 

 

Last updated: Monday, October 5, 2020