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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of September 30, 2020)


Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

(As of September 30, 2020)

MCMIS SAFETY OUTCOMES*

CY 2018*

CY 2019*

CY 2020*

(Jan. 1, 2020 – Jun. 30, 2020)

CRASHES

● Large Trucks and Buses

183,999

181,044

70,345

       Large Trucks

166,783

163,888

65,545

       Buses

17,860

17,803

4,973

FATALITIES

● Large Trucks and Buses

5,251

5,024

2,028

       Large Trucks

4,981

4,768

1,942

       Buses

312

284

100

INJURIES

● Large Trucks and Buses

98,592

97,165

34,317

       Large Trucks

81,279

80,506

29,968

       Buses

18,625

17,863

4,589

*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**

Federal

State

Total

Federal

State

Total

Federal

State

Total

● Warning Letters

30,476

26,379

22,686

CARRIER INVESTIGATIONS

● Total Investigations Performed

8,239

6,135

14,374

7,611

5,486

13,097

7,343

4,708

12,051

       Hazardous Material (HM) Investigations

632

832

1,464

596

758

1,354

340

504

844

       Household Goods Investigations

155

17

172

131

8

139

82

10

92

       Passenger Carrier Investigations

885

299

1,184

869

260

1,129

401

212

613

       Motorcoach Investigations

760

170

930

764

152

916

315

105

420

VIOLATIONS CITED DURING INVESTIGATIONS

● Total Number of Acute/Critical Violations

6,759

5,388

12,147

6,298

5,273

11,571

4,709

3,949

8,658

● Average Number of Acute/Critical Violations per Investigation

0.82

0.88

0.85

0.83

0.96

0.88

0.64

0.84

0.72

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

47,030

32,706

79,736

39,906

28,416

68,322

32,249

20,827

53,076

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

5.71

5.33

5.55

5.24

5.18

5.22

4.39

4.42

4.40

INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-ON ACTIONS

● Notice of Claims (NOC) *

3,771

589

4,360

3,188

455

3,643

2,207

342

2,549

       Percent Investigations with NOC Issued

45.8%

9.6%

30.3%

41.9%

8.3%

27.8%

30.1%

7.3%

21.2%

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

572

573

310

       Percent Investigations Resulting in Unsat/Unfit OOS Orders

4.0%

4.4%

2.6%

● 90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders

1,330

1,182

798

● Carrier Imminent Hazard OOS Orders

4

0

0

● Conditional Ratings

2,929

2,614

1,663

NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS

● Total New Entrant Safety Audits

   (Percent Completed on Time)

36,758

(92.0%)

39,492

(89.8%)

40,686

(89.1%)

● New Entrant Pass Rate

89.8%

88.2%

91.7%

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

12,338

14,361

15,753

ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS

Total Truck and Bus Inspections

3,533,984

3,472,407

2,714,456

● Trucks

115,466

3,298,689

3,414,155

100,695

3,252,719

3,353,414

43,905

2,584,454

2,628,359

      HM Trucks

6,464

194,604

201,068

6,364

199,613

205,977

2,823

150,593

153,416

● Buses

11,339

108,490

119,829

11,808

107,185

118,993

5,312

80,785

86,097

      Motorcoaches

9,078

19,448

28,526

9,486

17,949

27,435

4,489

9,812

14,301

DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES

Driver

Vehicle

Driver

Vehicle

Driver

Vehicle

● Total Number of Truck Inspections

3,370,342

2,321,139

3,309,576

2,288,661

2,578,022

1,774,822

● Total Number of Bus Inspections

50,437

99,558

49,550

99,465

23,648

77,825

● Truck OOS Rate

4.8%

21.4%

5.0%

21.3%

5.2%

21.4%

● Bus OOS Rate

5.0%

6.5%

4.8%

6.5%

4.5%

4.7%

                         

*Includes both closed and open enforcements; excludes enforcement as a result of an inspection.  **Values are subject to change by less than 1% as additional data are reported.

Source: All data from Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS), as of October 30, 2020.

 

Last updated: Wednesday, November 25, 2020