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United States Department of Transportation United States Department of Transportation

Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of September 30, 2015)

MCMIS SAFETY OUTCOMES*
Calendar Year 2013*
Calendar Year 2014*
Calendar Year 2015*
(Jan 1, 2015-Jun 30, 2015)
CRASHES
• Large Trucks and Buses
141,720
153,741
76,260 
Large Trucks
126,684
138,579
68,484
Buses
  15,530
  15,686
  8,034
FATALITIES
• Large Trucks and Buses
    4,459
    4,358
    2,066
Large Trucks
    4,147
    4,104
    1,944
Buses
      333
      282
      134
INJURIES
• Large Trucks and Buses
  83,633
  87,301
41,923
Large Trucks
  66,312
  70,788
 33,955 
Buses
  18,236
  17,670
  8,555 
*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
Fiscal Year 2013
Fiscal Year 2014
Fiscal Year 2015
 
Federal
State
Total
Federal
State
Total
Federal
State
Total
• Warning Letters
20,480
20,546
20,463
CARRIER INVESTIGATIONS
• Total Investigations Performed
9,645
7,697
17,342
7,578
7,351
14,929
8,178
6,468
14,646
Hazardous Material (HM) Investigations
   764
   676
  1,440
  625
   771
  1,396
   680
   766
 1,446
Household Goods Investigations
   190
      9
     199
  162
     13
     175
     165
       13
    178
Passenger Carrier Investigations*
   934
   443
    1,377
1,056
   417
  1,473
   928
   412
  1,340
Motorcoach Investigations*
   602
   145
    747
   812
   156
     968
   790
    172
   962
VIOLATIONS CITED DURING INVESTIGATIONS
• Total Number of Serious Violations
  6,949
  6,701
13,650
  6,256
  6,893
13,149
  7,013
6,245
  13,258
• Average Number of Serious Violations per Investigation
    0.72
    0.87
    0.79
    0.83
    0.94
    0.88
    0.86
  0.97
    0.91
• Total Number of Non-Serious Violations
50,640
32,286
82,929
45,600
32,606
78,206
49,516
31,445
80,961
• Average Number of Non-Serious Violations per Investigation
   5.25
    4.19     4.78     6.02     4.44     5.24     6.05   4.86     5.53
INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-ON ACTIONS
• Notice of Claims (NOC)**
   4,984
   4,588
   5,070
Percent Investigations with NOC Issued
28.74%
30.73%
34.62%
• Notice of Violations (NOV)
     115
       86
       59
• Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
     771
     878
     847
Percent Investigations Resulting in Unsat/Unfit OOS Orders
  4.45%
  5.88%
  5.78%
• 90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders
 1,677
  1,410
   1,306
• Carrier Imminent Hazard OOS Orders
     32
       20
        9
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS
• Total New Entrant Safety Audits (Percent Completed on Time)
32,801
(87.64%)
32,209
(85.81%)
31,693
(78.24%)
• New Entrant Pass Rate
  80.0%
  80.3%
  81.8%
• New Entrant OOS Orders (Refusal of Audit/No Contact, Expedited Actions, Failure of Safety Audit)
14,153
17,981
17,466
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
Total Truck and Bus Inspections
3,492,195
3,437,913
3,376,038
• Trucks
121,937
3,243,215
3,365,152
122,066
3,193,989
3,316,055
120,028
3,134,470
3,254,498
HM Trucks
4,703
196,979
201,682
5,619
192,582
198,201
5,954
184,589 190,543
• Buses
10,536
116,507
127,043
10,307
111,551
121,858
9,900
111,640
121,540
Motorcoaches
7,870
31,764
39,634
7,833
 25,202
33,035
7,541
23,774
31,315
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
Driver 
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
• Total Number of Truck Inspections
3,318,141
2,290,875
3,264,667
2,265,311
3,202,886
2,202,558
• Total Number of Bus Inspections
    64,217
 101,962
    55,300
   103,005
    54,205
    102,282
• Truck OOS Rate
      4.9%
    20.6%
      5.0%
    20.8%
     4.9%
   20.9%
• Bus OOS Rate
      5.2%
      7.3%
      4.9%
       7.3%
    4.8%
     7.2%
*Changed to include non-ratable reviews.
**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 October 23, 2015.
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Last updated: Thursday, January 7, 2016