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United States Department of Transportation United States Department of Transportation

Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of 12/31/07)


SAFETY OUTCOMES
  2005
  2006
 2007
Large Truck and Bus Fatality Rate
(per 100 million total vehicle miles traveled [VMT])*
0.185
0.176**
***
Total Fatalities (Large Trucks and Buses)
5,539
5,309**
***
Large Truck Fatalities
5,240
4,995**
***
Single-Unit Truck Fatalities
1,398
1,321**
***
Combination-Unit Truck Fatalities
3,932
3,761**
***
Bus Fatalities****
340
331**
***
Large Truck and Bus Injury Rate
(per 100 million total VMT)
4.56
4.17**
***
Total Injuries (Large Trucks and Buses)
136,000
126,000**
***
Large Truck Injuries
114,000
106,000**
***
Bus Injuries
23,000
21,000**
***
Total VMT (millions; includes trucks, buses, and passenger vehicles)
2,989,430
3,014,116**
***
Large Truck VMT
222,523
223,037**
***
Bus VMT
6,980
6,994**
***
*Fatality Rate Formula: Fatality Rate = [(Number of Fatalities / Total VMT) x 100].
**Preliminary.
***Data not available.
****Includes all occupants and nonoccupants killed in all bus crashes.
Note: Individual subtotals may not add to totals due to the potential for double counting (e.g., fatalities or injuries in a truck-bus crash).
Sources: Fatalities and Injuries - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA); Vehicle Miles Traveled - Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).
 
DATA QUALITY 2005 2006 2007
ACCURACY
Percentage of FMCSA-reported crashes matched to a carrier88%92%94%
Percentage of FMCSA-reported inspections matched to a carrier97%98%98%
TIMELINESS
Percentage of FMCSA crashes reported within 90 days81%86%86%
Percentage of FMCSA inspections reported within 21 days81%91%92%
COMPLETENESS
Percentage of fatal crashes reported to FMCSA99%99%100%
Percentage of nonfatal crashes reported to FMCSA (initiated 10/07)**86%
Percentage of all crash reports with complete driver/vehicle data (initiated 10/07)**69%
Sources: State-reported crash data - Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS); fatal crash data - NHTSA. For details, see www.ai.fmcsa.dot.gov/DataQuality.
*Data not available.
 
PROGRAM OUTPUTS
 FY 2006
  Total
 FY 2007
  Total
  FY 2008
(Oct-Dec 2007)
 Federal
  State
 Federal
  State
 Federal
 State
COMPLIANCE REVIEWS (CRs)
Total Number of CRs
9,722
5,463
10,243
5,858
2,124
1,415
Hazardous Materials (HM) Reviews
1,946
804
1,968
808
403
238
Household Goods Reviews
563
6
489
9
79
1
Motorcoach Reviews
504
142
1,041
192
180
54
Conditional Carrier Reviews
2,687
1,058
2,635
769
518
213
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS
Total New Entrant Safety Audits
Percent Completed on Time
10,187
91%
29,301
97%
5,705
96%
32,598
99%
713
99%
7,426
99%
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
Trucks
99,363
3,053,716
92,667
3,132,564
24,159
739,716
HM Trucks
4,481
187,198
4,449
194,522
1,049
43,470
Buses
 23,020
103,606
21,577
125,892
3,843
20,841
At U.S. Borders
Trucks (Canada/Mexico Domiciled*)
48,137
189,489
52,993
195,462
13,168
46,356
Buses (Canada/Mexico Domiciled)
527
542
1,435
656
47
130
Northern Border (Canada Domiciled)
368
56,440
260
50,021
26
10,576
Southern Border (Mexico Domiciled*)
48,296
133,591
54,168
146,097
13,189
35,910
Notice-of-Claim Letters Issued
5,079
5,902
1,400
Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
494
774
238
90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders
733
1,050
251
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Total Number of Truck Inspections
3,093,996
2,273,467
3,170,540
2,261,239
755,673
511,291
Total Number of Bus Inspections
52,959
105,257
54,771
125,430
11,691
20,383
Truck OOS Rate
7.0%
23.7%
6.9%
23.2%
6.8%
22.4%
Bus OOS Rate
4.0%
9.0%
3.8%
7.9%
5.6%
8.5%
IMPROVING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
HM Package Inspections
9,349
7,773
660
Security Contact Reviews**
2,187
2,061
381

*Mexico-domiciled trucks operating in the U.S. Commercial Zone only.
**These counts no longer include Security Sensitivity Visits.

Last updated: Monday, January 6, 2014