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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of March 31, 2020)

Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

(As of March 31, 2020)

MCMIS SAFETY OUTCOMES*

CY 2017*

CY 2018*

CY 2019*

CRASHES

● Large Trucks and Buses

171.426

183,055

175,583

       Large Trucks

154,735

165,940

159,062

       Buses

   16,691

  17,753

  17,145

FATALITIES

● Large Trucks and Buses

  5,124

   5,234

   4,816

       Large Trucks

  4,858

   4,964

   4,571

       Buses

     266

     312

     272

INJURIES

● Large Trucks and Buses

93,487

97,876

93,451

       Large Trucks

76,023

80,715

77,434

       Buses

17,464

18,438

17,190

*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 – Mar. 31, 2020)

Federal

State

Total

Federal

State

Total

Federal

State

Total

● Warning Letters

30,476

26,379

13,212

CARRIER INVESTIGATIONS

● Total Investigations Performed

8,239

6,135

14,374

7,612

5,486

13,098

3,628

2,532

6,160

       Hazardous Material (HM) Investigations

632

832

1,464

596

758

1,354

258

383

641

       Household Goods Investigations

155

17

172

131

8

139

57

10

67

       Passenger Carrier Investigations

885

299

1,184

869

260

1,129

379

132

511

       Motorcoach Investigations

760

170

930

764

152

916

307

78

385

VIOLATIONS CITED DURING INVESTIGATIONS

● Total Number of Acute/Critical Violations

6,759

5,388

12,147

6,304

5,273

11,577

2,759

2,507

5,266

● Average Number of Acute/Critical Violations per Investigation

0.82

0.88

0.85

0.83

0.96

0.88

0.76

0.99

0.85

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

47,030

32,706

79,736

39,909

28,416

68,325

17,370

12,439

29,809

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

5.71

5.33

5.55

5.24

5.18

5.22

4.79

4.91

4.84

INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-ON ACTIONS

● Notice of Claims (NOC)

3,771

589

4,360

3,188

455

3,643

1,234

189

1,423

       Percent Investigations with NOC Issued

45.8%

9.6%

30.3%

41.9%

8.3%

27.8%

34.0%

7.5%

23.1%

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

570

573

195

       Percent Investigations Resulting in Unsat/Unfit OOS Orders

4.0%

4.4%

3.2%

● 90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders

1,325

1,181

492

● Carrier Imminent Hazard OOS Orders

4

0

0

● Conditional Ratings

2,927

2,612

1,077

NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS

● Total New Entrant Safety Audits

   (Percent Completed on Time)

36,758

(92.08%)

39,490

(90.15%)

20,324

(90.28%)

● New Entrant Pass Rate

89.8%

88.2%

89.9%

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

12,338

14,360

8,015

ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS

Total Truck and Bus Inspections

3,533,811

3,471,343

1,562,806

● Trucks

115,466

3,298,518

3,413,984

100,645

3,251,743

3,352,388

40,811

1,472,353

1,513,164

      HM Trucks

6,464

194,589

201,053

6,352

199,585

205,937

2,533

87,493

90,026

● Buses

11,339

108,488

119,827

11,806

107,149

118,955

5,236

44,406

49,642

      Motorcoaches

9,078

19,448

28,526

9,484

17,919

27,403

4,429

6,756

11,185

DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES

Driver

Vehicle

Driver

Vehicle

Driver

Vehicle

● Total Number of Truck Inspections

3,370,171

2,321,025

3,309,111

2,288,318

1,491,403

1,018,948

● Total Number of Bus Inspections

50,436

99,556

49,548

99,451

18,893

42,302

● Truck OOS Rate

4.8%

21.4%

5.0%

21.3%

5.3%

21.1%

● Bus OOS Rate

5.0%

6.5%

4.8%

6.5%

4.4%

5.5%

                         

*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 April 24, 2020.

Last updated: Wednesday, July 15, 2020