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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of June 30, 2021)


Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

(as of June 30, 2021)

MCMIS SAFETY OUTCOMES*

CY 2019*

CY 2020*

CY 2021*

(Jan. 1, 2021 – March 31, 2021)

CRASHES

● Large Trucks and Buses

181,929

155,585

40,979

       Large Trucks

164,694

145,919

38,524

       Buses

17,885

10,030

2,531

FATALITIES

● Large Trucks and Buses

5,337

4,751

987

       Large Trucks

5,066

4,566

949

       Buses

300

207

40

INJURIES

● Large Trucks and Buses

98,007

76,705

18,309

       Large Trucks

81,258

68,082

16,458

       Buses

17,955

9,072

1,957

*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 2019

FY 2020

FY 2021

(Oct. 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021)

Federal

State

Total

Federal

State

Total

Federal

State

Total

● Warning Letters

26,379

22,686

19,357

CARRIER INVESTIGATIONS

● Total Investigations Performed

7,611

5,486

13,097

7,350

4,721

12,071

5,606

3,243

8,849

       Hazardous Material (HM) Investigations

596

758

1,354

341

505

846

220

325

545

       Household Goods Investigations

131

8

139

83

10

93

34

2

36

       Passenger Carrier Investigations

869

260

1,129

401

212

613

198

108

306

       Motorcoach Investigations

764

152

916

315

105

420

136

61

197

VIOLATIONS CITED DURING INVESTIGATIONS

● Total Number of Acute/Critical Violations

6,311

5,272

11,583

4,711

3,959

8,670

3,453

2,939

6,392

● Average Number of Acute/Critical Violations per Investigation

0.83

0.96

0.88

0.64

0.84

0.72

0.62

0.91

0.72

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

39,893

28,417

68,310

32,283

20,879

53,162

25,841

16,042

41,883

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

5.24

5.18

5.22

4.39

4.42

4.40

4.61

4.95

4.73

INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-ON ACTIONS

● Notice of Claims (NOC) *

3,188

455

3,643

2,206

343

2,549

1,534

238

1,772

       Percent Investigations with NOC Issued

41.9%

8.3%

27.8%

30.0%

7.3%

21.1%

27.4%

7.3%

20.0%

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

574

310

215

       Percent Investigations Resulting in Unsat/Unfit OOS Orders

4.4%

2.6%

2.4%

● 90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders

1,186

801

331

● Carrier Imminent Hazard OOS Orders

0

0

2

● Driver Imminent Hazard OOS Orders

4

4

16

● Conditional Ratings

2,615

1,662

1,074

NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS

● Total New Entrant Safety Audits

   (Percent Completed on Time)

39,492

(89.4%)

40,722

(88.2%)

31,993

(87.7%)

● New Entrant Pass Rate

88.2%

91.7%

92.4%

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

14,363

15,753

10,696

ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS

Total Truck and Bus Inspections

3,472,530

2,725,437

2,120,886

● Trucks

100,733

3,252,793

3,353,526

44,097

2,594,872

2,638,969

12,898

2,044,791

2,057,689

      HM Trucks

6,371

199,621

205,992

2,837

151,105

153,942

1,934

127,645

129,579

● Buses

11,811

107,193

119,004

5,342

81,126

86,468

537

62,660

63,197

      Motorcoaches

9,489

17,955

27,444

4,507

9,849

14,356

340

6,941

7,281

DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES

Driver

Vehicle

Driver

Vehicle

Driver

Vehicle

● Total Number of Truck Inspections

3,309,688

2,288,762

2,588,428

1,780,539

2,025,537

1,399,642

● Total Number of Bus Inspections

49,554

99,475

23,669

78,200

14,849

59,038

● Truck OOS Rate

5.0%

21.3%

5.2%

21.3%

5.8%

21.7%

● Bus OOS Rate

4.8%

6.5%

4.5%

4.7%

4.4%

4.1%

                         

*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 30, 2021.

 

 

Last updated: Thursday, September 23, 2021