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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of March 31, 2021)


Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report

(as of March 31, 2021)

MCMIS SAFETY OUTCOMES*

CY 2018*

CY 2019*

CY 2020*

CRASHES

● Large Trucks and Buses

184,080

181,881

154,714

       Large Trucks

166,863

164,653

145,187

       Buses

  17,863

  17,878

    9,890

FATALITIES

● Large Trucks and Buses

  5,254

    5,316

   4,702

       Large Trucks

  4,984

    5,046

   4,519

       Buses

     312   

       299

      205

INJURIES

● Large Trucks and Buses

98,664

  97,991

76,189

       Large Trucks

81,347

  81,243

67,693

       Buses

18,629

  17,954

  8,938

*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 01, 2020–Mar 31, 2021)

Federal

State

Total

Federal

State

Total

Federal

State

Total

● Warning Letters

26,379

22,686

12,040

CARRIER INVESTIGATIONS

● Total Investigations Performed

7,611

5,486

13,097

7,350

4,721

12,071

3,686

2,098

5,784

       Hazardous Material (HM) Investigations

596

758

1,354

341

505

846

134

205

339

       Household Goods Investigations

131

8

139

83

10

93

22

0

22

       Passenger Carrier Investigations

869

260

1,129

401

212

613

117

63

180

       Motorcoach Investigations

764

152

916

315

105

420

70

32

102

VIOLATIONS CITED DURING INVESTIGATIONS

● Total Number of Acute/Critical Violations

6,311

5,272

11,583

4,713

3,958

8,671

2,172

1,792

3,964

● Average Number of Acute/Critical Violations per Investigation

0.83

0.96

0.88

0.64

0.84

0.72

0.59

0.85

0.69

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

39,893

28,417

68,310

32,281

20,880

53,161

16,441

9,946

26,387

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

5.24

5.18

5.22

4.39

4.42

4.40

4.46

4.74

4.56

INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-ON ACTIONS

● Notice of Claims (NOC) *

3,188

455

3,643

2,206

342

2,548

957

150

1,107

       Percent Investigations with NOC Issued

41.9%

8.3%

27.8%

30.0%

7.2%

21.1%

26.0%

7.1%

19.1%

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

573

310

117

       Percent Investigations Resulting in Unsat/Unfit OOS Orders

4.4%

2.6%

2.0%

● 90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders

1,185

801

231

● Carrier imminent Hazard OOS Orders

0

0

2

● Driver Imminent Hazard OOS Orders

4

4

11

● Conditional Ratings

2,615

1,664

631

NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS

● Total New Entrant Safety Audits

   (Percent Completed on Time)

39,492

(89.5%)

40,718

(88.4%)

20,531

(85.7%)

● 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

6,731

ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS

Total Truck and Bus Inspections

3,472,487

2,724,916

1,351,610

● Trucks

100,695

3,252,792

3,353,487

43,978

2,594,497

2,638,475

381

1,313,709

1,314,090

      HM Trucks

6,364

199,620

205,984

2,826

151,090

153,916

82

81,857

81,939

● Buses

11,808

107,192

119,000

5,324

81,117

86,441

1

37,519

37,520

      Motorcoaches

9,486

17,954

27,440

4,494

9,849

14,343

0

4,202

4,202

DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES

Driver

Vehicle

Driver

Vehicle

Driver

Vehicle

● Total Number of Truck Inspections

3,309,650

2,288,722

2,587,944

1,780,205

1,293,929

883,889

● Total Number of Bus Inspections

49,552

99,471

23,659

78,178

8,658

35,607

● Truck OOS Rate

5.0%

21.3%

5.2%

21.4%

5.6%

21.4%

● Bus OOS Rate

4.8%

6.5%

4.5%

4.7%

4.7%

3.5%

                         

*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 30, 2021.

 

 

Last updated: Tuesday, June 15, 2021