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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of September 30, 2005)


SAFETY OUTCOMES
  2002
  2003
  2004
Large Truck Fatalities
4,939
4,986
5,190
Large Truck Fatality Rate
(per 100 million vehicle miles traveled)
2.3
2.3
*
Intercity Bus Fatalities
54
36
58
Large Truck Injuries
130,000
122,000
116,000
Large Truck Injury Rate
(per 100 million vehicle miles traveled)
60.5
56.6
*
Sources: Fatalities and Injuries - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA); Vehicle Miles Traveled - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
*Data not available.
 
DATA QUALITY   2003  2004
ACCURACY
Percentage of FMCSA-reported crashes matched to a carrier86%87%
Percentage of FMCSA-reported inspections matched to a carrier96%97%
TIMELINESS
Average time to upload a crash to FMCSA136 days84 days
Average time to upload an inspection to FMCSA26 days15 days
COMPLETENESS
Percentage of fatal crashes reported to FMCSA93%92%
 
PROGRAM OUTPUTS
  FY 2003
  FY 2004
  FY 2005
INCREASING ENFORCEMENT
Number of Federal Compliance Reviews
9,068
7,637
7,943
Number of State Compliance Reviews
3,744
3,745
4,560
Number of Enforcement Cases Initiated
5,753
5,192
4,427
Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
316
415
596
Roadside Inspections, Trucks
2,991,788
2,946,630
2,887,837
Roadside Inspections, Buses
42,377
42,790
47,467
States Participating in PRISM
25
37
42
INCREASING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
New Entrant Safety Audits
Total
7,205
25,316
33,720**
Federal
4,119
10,013
10,065
State
2,998
15,031
22,091
Seminar
88
272
567
ITS-CVO: Number of Federal, State, and Industry Attendees at Briefings
2,703
2,205
1,235
Web site visits to Analysis & Information (A&I) Online
935,865
1,417,701
1,674,741
HM Security Sensitivity Visits (SSVs)
1,797
1,476
2,378
Federal/State Personnel Training
For Compliance Reviews
93
93
176
For Roadside Inspections
2,790
3,586
3,793
For Hazardous Materials
1,906
2,611
2,149
For In-Service
199
1,332
1,910
IMPROVING SAFETY INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY
States Participating in CVISN (in Planning, Design, and Deployment)
7, 6, 34
8, 3, 31
8, 1, 33
States That Have Completed Core CVISN Capability Deployment
4
9
9
RULEMAKINGS (July-September 2005)
Transportation of Household Goods; RIN 2126-AA32; FMCSA-1997-2979; Consumer Protection Regulations; Final Rule (July 12, 2005).
Parts and Accessories Necessary for Safe Operation; RIN 2126-AA61; FMCSA-1997-2364; General Amendments; Final Rule (August 15, 2005).
Hours of Service of Drivers; RIN 2126-AA90; FMCSA-2004-19608; Final Rule (August 25, 2005).

**Includes safety audits conducted by contractors.

Last updated: Friday, April 24, 2015