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Motor Carrier Safety Progress Report (as of 3/31/13)

MCMIS SAFETY OUTCOMES*CY 2011CY 2012*CY 2013*
(01/01/2013 – 03/31/2013)
CRASHES
 Large Trucks and Buses130,704126,42532,315
        Large Trucks117,203112,90828,736
        Buses13,95813,9793,689
FATALITIES
 Large Trucks and Buses4,2484,117931
        Large Trucks3,9533,876867
        Buses31826364
INJURIES
 Large Trucks and Buses79,58377,27318,280
        Large Trucks64,41561,66714,343
        Buses16,31216,6974,106

*States are expected to report crash data to FMCSA within 90 days of the crash. Data are considered preliminary for 18 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 OUTPUTSFY 2011FY 2012*FY 2013*
(10/01/2012 – 06/30/2013)
FederalStateFederalStateFederalState
 Warning Letters40,94424,12615,329
CARRIER REVIEWS
 Total Reviews Performed11,0867,33612,3667,8477,5975,701
        Hazardous Material (HM) Reviews1,176867909732608522
        Household Goods Reviews2921124711244
        Passenger Carrier Reviews**1,2634721,390502606294
            Motorcoach Reviews**85919691321336689
        BY REVIEWS IN PHASED COMPLIANCE SAFETY ACCOUNTABILITY (CSA) STATES
        Total Reviews Performed8,8534,98210,1655,5436,1944,206
            Full Compliance Reviews4,4613,5312,7412,6321,5641,942
            Focused Compliance Reviews3,2601,0816,1262,4854,0222,082
            Other1,1323701,298426608182
        BY INVESTIGATIONS IN 100% CSA STATES - AK, CO, DE, GA, KS, NJ, MD, MN, MO, MT
         Total Reviews Performed2,2332,3542,2012,3041,4031,495
            On-Site Comprehensive Investigations524812459809196347
            On-Site Focused Investigations9927721,065685736519
            Off-Site Investigations317299233340136149
            Other400471444470335480
INVESTIGATION FOLLOW-ON ACTIONS
 Cooperative Safety Plans (CSPs)479402181
Notice of Claims (NOC)6,9157,0644,303
 Notice of Violations (NOV)13820688
 Unsat/Unfit Out-of-Service (OOS) Orders912855598
 90-Day No-Pay OOS Orders1,6431,5571,304
 Imminent Hazard OOS Orders104734
NEW ENTRANT SAFETY AUDITS
 Total New Entrant Safety Audits 
    (Percent Completed on Time)
34,279
(86.9%)
34,367
(87.2%)
24,916
(92.2%)
 New Entrant Pass Rate65.0%74.2%79.9%
INCREASING SAFETY AND SECURITY AWARENESS
 HM Package Inspections4,7184,8202,547
 Security Contact Reviews905721604
ROADSIDE INSPECTIONS
Total Truck and Bus Inspections3,601,9483,582,0272,564,908
 Trucks130,8753,355,619128,5723,328,93787,1382,387,528
        HM Trucks4,970203,6124,056200,0713,542147,023
 Buses11,844103,61011,365113,1537,83382,409
        Motorcoaches8,76720,2358,49827,3605,91321,363
DRIVER/VEHICLE INSPECTIONS/OOS RATESDriverVehicleDriverVehicleDriverVehicle
 Total Number of Truck Inspections3,430,9862,330,4763,402,4292,340,7982,442,5701,687,074
 Total Number of Bus Inspections54,14095,81861,838101,98845,16872,457
 Truck OOS Rate5.0%20.8%4.9%20.8%4.8%20.3%
 Bus OOS Rate5.9%6.9%5.3%6.8%5.1%7.1%

*Data are considered preliminary for 18 months.
**Changed to include non-ratable reviews. 
Source: All data from Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS), as of July 26, 2013.

Updated: Thursday, April 23, 2015