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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of March 31, 2022)


Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

(as of March 31, 2022)

 

MCMIS SAFETY OUTCOMES*

CY 2019*

CY 2020*

CY 2021*

CRASHES

● Large Trucks and Buses

182,025

156,389

180,316

       Large Trucks

164,786

146,633

167,684

       Buses

17,889

10,122

13,085

FATALITIES

● Large Trucks and Buses

5,353

4,893

5,414

       Large Trucks

5,082

4,701

5,197

       Buses

300

214

252

INJURIES

● Large Trucks and Buses

98,057

77,185

89,313

       Large Trucks

81,320

68,497

78,541

       Buses

17,943

9,141

11,438

*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 2020

FY 2021

FY 2022
(Oct 1, 2021March 31, 2022)

Federal

State

Total

Federal

State

Total

Federal

State

Total

● Warning Letters

22,686

26,702

14,777

CARRIER INVESTIGATIONS

● Total Investigations Performed

7,351

4,725

12,076

7,563

4,333

11,896

4,123

2,055

6,178

       Hazardous Material (HM) Investigations

341

505

846

342

448

790

258

227

485

       Household Goods Investigations

83

10

93

55

4

59

85

7

92

       Passenger Carrier Investigations

401

212

613

241

181

422

158

105

263

       Motorcoach Investigations

315

105

420

160

90

250

133

62

195

VIOLATIONS CITED DURING INVESTIGATIONS

● Total Number of Acute/Critical Violations

4,711

3,974

8,685

4,881

4,060

8,941

2,801

2,175

4,976

● Average Number of Acute/Critical Violations per Investigation

0.64

0.84

0.72

0.65

0.94

0.75

0.68

1.06

0.81

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

32,286

20,900

53,186

35,674

21,991

57,665

19,579

10,964

30,543

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

4.39

4.42

4.40

4.72

5.08

4.85

4.75

5.34

4.94

INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-ON ACTIONS

● Notice of Claims (NOC) *

2,207

343

2,550

2,284

313

2,597

1,741

167

1,908

       Percent Investigations with NOC Issued

30.0%

7.3%

21.1%

30.2%

7.2%

21.8%

42.2%

8.1%

30.9%

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

310

330

255

       Percent Investigations Resulting in Unsat/Unfit OOS Orders

2.6%

2.8%

4.1%

● 90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders

801

473

373

● Carrier Imminent Hazard OOS Orders

0

2

1

● Driver Imminent Hazard OOS Orders

4

18

3

● Conditional Ratings

1,664

1,544

899

NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS

● Total New Entrant Safety Audits

   (Percent Completed on Time)

40,723

(87.9%)

44,381

(86.7%)

29,312

(75.2%)

● New Entrant Pass Rate

91.7%

92.4%

92.5%

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

15,755

15,415

10,344

ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS

Total Truck and Bus Inspections

2,727,504

2,877,063

1,368,270

● Trucks

45,189

2,595,752

2,640,941

30,621

2,760,679

2,791,300

29,755

1,297,675

1,327,430

      HM Trucks

2,891

151,181

154,072

4,147

167,491

171,638

2,418

77,780

80,198

● Buses

5,452

81,111

86,563

1,939

83,763

85,763

1,965

38,875

40,840

      Motorcoaches

4,607

9,847

14,454

1,312

9,523

10,835

1,461

4,675

6,136

DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES

Driver

Vehicle

Driver

Vehicle

Driver

Vehicle

● Total Number of Truck Inspections

2,590,195

1,782,157

2,743,224

1,890,155

1,308,211

885,434

● Total Number of Bus Inspections

23,736

78,259

21,419

79,493

12,615

37,156

● Truck OOS Rate

5.2%

21.3%

5.9%

21.8%

6.7%

22.7%

● Bus OOS Rate

4.5%

4.7%

4.6%

4.2%

4.6%

4.5%

*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 29, 2022.

 

Last updated: Monday, May 23, 2022