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United States Department of Transportation United States Department of Transportation

Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of March 31, 2014)


MCMIS SAFETY OUTCOMES*
Calendar Year 2011
Calendar Year 2012*
Calendar Year 2013*
(01/01/2013 – 12/31/2013)
CRASHES
•Large Trucks and Buses
130,657
129,833
137,528
Large Trucks
117,161
115,973
123,184
Buses
  13,954
  14,339
  14,817
FATALITIES
•Large Trucks and Buses
   4,244
   4,369
    4,175
Large Trucks
   3,949
   4,102
    3,892
Buses
      318
      289
       300
INJURIES
•Large Trucks and Buses
  79,541
 79,568
   80,991
Large Trucks
  64,372
 63,433
   64,620
Buses
  16,315
 17,246
   17,251
*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 2012
Fiscal Year 2013
Fiscal Year 2014
(Oct 1, 2013 –
Mar 31, 2014)
Federal
State
Federal
State
Federal
State
•Warning Letters
24,126
20,480
10,062
CARRIER INVESTIGATIONS
•Total Investigations Performed
12,366
  7,849
  9,645
  7,695
  4,066
  3,650
Hazardous Material (HM) Investigations
     909
     732
     764
     676
     351
     394
Household Goods Investigations
     247
         1
     190
         9
       88
         6
Passenger Carrier Investigations*
  1,390
     503
     934
     443
     415
     151
Motorcoach Investigations*
     913
     213
     602
     145
     303
       41
VIOLATIONS CITED DURING INVESTIGATIONS
Total Number of Serious Violations
10,330
  8,063
   8,065
  7,383
  3,948
  3,856
Average Number of Serious Violations per Investigation
    0.84
    1.03
    0.84
    0.96
    0.97
    1.06
Total Number of Non-Serious Violations
63,366
33,830
49,524
31,592
23,431
15,718
Average Number of Non-Serious Violations per Investigation
    5.12
    4.31
    5.13
    4.11
    5.76
    4.31
INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-ON ACTIONS
•Notice of Claims (NOC)**
   5,982
   4,987
  2,384
Percent Investigations with NOC Issued
 29.59%
28.76%
30.40%
Notice of Violations (NOV)
     206
     115
      40
•Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders
     855
     770
    430
Percent Investigations Resulting in Unsat/Unfit OOS Orders
 4.23%
 4.44%
 5.57%
•90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders
  1,557
  1,677
    694
 Imminent Hazard OOS Orders
      47
      37
      16
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS
•Total New Entrant Safety Audits
(Percent Completed on Time)
34,370
(86.10%)
32,884
(88.67%)
14,645
(89.63%)
•New Entrant Pass Rate
  74.2%
  80.1%
  79.7%
New Entrant OOS Orders (Refusal of Audit/No Contact, Expedited Actions, Failure of Safety Audit)
14,005
14,152
  7,861
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
Total Truck and Bus Inspections
3,582,600
3,491,674
1,646,737
•Trucks
128,581
3,329,390
121,926
3,242,882
60,428
1,533,121
HM Trucks
    4,055
   200,108
    4,699
   196,955
  2,132
     90,424
•Buses
  11,365
   113,264
  10,502
   116,364
  5,001
     48,187
Motorcoaches
    8,498
     27,358
    7,856
     31,765
  3,865
     10,082
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATES
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
Driver
Vehicle
•Total Number of Truck Inspections
3,402,889
2,341,011
3,317,870
2,290,684
1,573,965
1,058,606
Total Number of Bus Inspections
     61,946
   102,076
     64,175
   101,795
     25,643
     44,516
Truck OOS Rate
       4.9%
     20.8%
       4.9%
     20.6%
       4.8%
      20.1%
•Bus OOS Rate
       5.2%
       6.8%
       5.2%
       7.2%
       4.7%
        6.8%
*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 April 25, 2014.
Last updated: Wednesday, August 27, 2014