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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of March 31, 2002)

SAFETY OUTCOMES
1999
2000
2001
• Large Truck Fatalities
5,380
5,282
5,082
• Large Truck Fatality Rate (per 100 million vehicle miles traveled)
2.7
2.6
*
• Intercity Bus Fatalities
66
48
46
• Large Truck Injuries
142,000
140,000
131,000
• Large Truck Injury Rate (per 100 million vehicle miles traveled)
69.9
67.9
*
Sources: NHTSA (fatalities and injuries), FHWA (vehicle miles traveled)
*Data not available
 
DATA QUALITY
1999
2000
2001
ACCURACY
• Percentage of FMCSA reported crashes matched to a carrier
89%
88%
89%
• Percentage of FMCSA reported inspections matched to a carrier
93%
93%
94%
TIMELINESS
• Average time to upload a crash to FMCSA
165 days
197 days
172 days
• Average time to upload an inspection to FMCSA
32 days
34 days
33 days
COMPLETENESS
• Percentage of fatal crashes reported to FMCSA
81%
86%
*
* Data not available    
PROGRAM OUTPUTS
FY 2000 Total
FY 2001 Total
FY 2002 Oct-Dec
FY 2002 Jan-Mar
INCREASING ENFORCEMENT
• Number of Federal Compliance Reviews
10,605
10,474
960
2,045
• Number of State Compliance Reviews
2,909
3,506
449
902
• Number of enforcement cases initiated
4,288
5,413
488
1,156
   - Unsat/Unfit out-of-service orders
34
143
48
31
   - Operations out-of-service orders
4
2
0
0
• Roadside inspections, trucks
2,412,012
2,622,671
639,831
651,430
• Roadside inspections, buses
29,533
35,701
6,799
8,936
• States participating in PRISM
18
20
20
23
INCREASING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
• ITS-CVO: Number of Federal, State,
   and industry attendees at briefings
1,209
2,653
400
261
• Web site visits to Analysis and
    Information (A&I) Online
129,135
372,504
172,745
144,686
• HM Security Visits:
   - Assigned
-
-
35,344
35,344
   - SSVs completed
-
-
24,407
6,486
   - Carriers removed from list
-
-
7,825
3,140
   - Total remaining from original list
-
-
3,112
0
• Federal/State personnel training:
   - For Compliance Reviews
124
123
16
28
   - For Roadside inspections
2,236
3,972
588
814
   - For Hazardous materials
1,272
1,933
281
248
   - For In-service
0
361
36
47
IMPROVING SAFETY INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY
• States participating in CVISN
    (In Planning, Design, Deployment)
21, 11, 10
17, 0, 34
10, 7, 34
10, 7, 34
FINAL RULEMAKINGS, JANUARY 2002 - MARCH 2002
• Motor Carrier Identification Report. (March 1, 2002) – Final Rule
• Revision of Regulations and Application Form for Mexico-Domiciled Motor Carriers To Operate in United States Municipalities and Commercial Zones on the United States-Mexico Border. (March 19, 2002) – Final Rule
• Application by Certain Mexico-Domiciled Motor Carriers To Operate Beyond United States Municipalities and Commercial Zones on the United States-Mexico Border. (March 19, 2002) – Interim Final Rule
• Safety Monitoring System and Compliance Initiative for Mexico-Domiciled Motor Carriers Operating in the United States. (March 19, 2002) – Interim Final Rule
• Certification of Safety Auditors, Safety Investigators, and Safety Inspectors. (March 19, 2002) – Interim Final Rule
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