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    • What’s New (recent releases)

      April 2014
      Data Quality 04/15/2014
      • The National and State FARS/MCMIS Matching Tool* results have been updated for the years 2010 - 2012 using the March 28, 2014 MCMIS data snapshot and the 2010 - 2012 Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) data. This tool provides States with crash information that can be used to reconcile differences between the FARS and MCMIS databases. Records are presented in sets as "matched", "potentially matched", and "not matched".

        *These reports are available on a secure area of A&I Online and can only be accessed by authorized FMCSA and State Enforcement users.
      Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) 04/11/2014
      • The second quarter Fiscal Year 2014 results for the State Quarterly Report and CVSP Data Dashboard* are now available. This update is based on the April 4, 2014 MCMIS data snapshot. In addition, FY 2014 State-specific CVSP Driver/Vehicle Inspection Activity and Reviews Activity projections are now available. The Reviews Report has also been enhanced to align with the FY 2014 CVSP template.

        *These reports are available on a secure area of A&I Online which can only be accessed by authorized FMCSA and State Enforcement users.
      Safety Measurement System (SMS) 04/08/2014
      • The Motor Carrier Safety Measurement System (SMS) module has been updated with the March 28, 2014 Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS) data snapshot. Check your safety assessment now at: http://ai.fmcsa.dot.gov/sms.
      Carrier/Driver Safety 04/08/2014
      Data Quality 04/08/2014
      • Two new reports have been added to the State Data Analysis Reports* located in the Improvement area. These new reports provide additional information to assist States in identifying and monitoring their State's data quality activities that directly impact the monthly SSDQ evaluation. Report titles identify the SSDQ measure complemented, and a report description for each new report has been added to the description page. New reports include:
        • Crash Accuracy - Non-Matched Records: Presents the list of crash records identified as a non-match in MCMIS.
        • Inspection Accuracy - Non-Matched Records: Presents the list of inspection records identified as a non-match in MCMIS.

        *These reports are available on a secure area of A&I Online and can only be accessed by authorized FMCSA and State Enforcement users.
      Crash Statistics 04/08/2014
      • The Crash Statistics Module has been updated with the March 28, 2014 Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS) data snapshot in the following areas:
        *These reports are available on a secure area of A&I Online which can only be accessed by authorized FMCSA and State Enforcement users.
      Safety Programs 04/08/2014
      Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) 04/08/2014
      • The State Safety Performance Measures Tool now includes updated results for Domiciled Carrier Safety and Operating Carrier Safety measures. These measures are produced by aggregating carrier data in the Safety Measurement System (SMS) for the seven Behavior Analysis Safety Improvement Categories, or BASICs. The update is based on March 28, 2014 MCMIS data.

        *These reports are available on a secure area of A&I Online which can only be accessed by authorized FMCSA and State Enforcement users.
      March 2014
      Crash Statistics 03/05/2014
      • The Crash Statistics Module has been updated with the February 21, 2014 Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS) data snapshot in the following areas:
        *These reports are available on a secure area of A&I Online which can only be accessed by authorized FMCSA and State Enforcement users.
      Safety Measurement System (SMS) 03/03/2014
      • The Motor Carrier Safety Measurement System (SMS) module has been updated with the February 21, 2014 Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS) data snapshot. Check your safety assessment now at: http://ai.fmcsa.dot.gov/sms.
      Carrier/Driver Safety 03/03/2014
      Data Quality 03/03/2014
      Safety Programs 03/03/2014
      Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) 03/03/2014
      • The State Safety Performance Measures Tool now includes updated results for Domiciled Carrier Safety and Operating Carrier Safety measures. These measures are produced by aggregating carrier data in the Safety Measurement System (SMS) for the seven Behavior Analysis Safety Improvement Categories, or BASICs. The update is based on February 21, 2014 MCMIS data.

        *These reports are available on a secure area of A&I Online which can only be accessed by authorized FMCSA and State Enforcement users.
      February 2014
      Data Quality 02/04/2014
      • The National and State FARS/MCMIS Matching Tool* results have been updated for the years 2010 - 2012 using the December 27, 2013 MCMIS data snapshot and the 2010 - 2012 Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) data. This tool provides States with crash information that can be used to reconcile differences between the FARS and MCMIS databases. Records are presented in sets as "matched", "potentially matched", and "not matched".

        *These reports are available on a secure area of A&I Online and can only be accessed by authorized FMCSA and State Enforcement users.
      January 2014
      Safety Measurement System (SMS) 01/31/2014
      • The Motor Carrier Safety Measurement System (SMS) module has been updated with the January 24, 2014 Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS) data snapshot. Check your safety assessment now at: http://ai.fmcsa.dot.gov/sms.
      Carrier/Driver Safety 01/31/2014
      Crash Statistics 01/31/2014
      • The Crash Statistics Module has been updated with the January 24, 2014 Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS) data snapshot in the following areas:
        *These reports are available on a secure area of A&I Online which can only be accessed by authorized FMCSA and State Enforcement users.
      Safety Programs 01/31/2014
      Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) 01/31/2014
      • The State Safety Performance Measures Tool now includes updated results for Domiciled Carrier Safety and Operating Carrier Safety measures. These measures are produced by aggregating carrier data in the Safety Measurement System (SMS) for the seven Behavior Analysis Safety Improvement Categories, or BASICs. The update is based on January 24, 2014 MCMIS data.

        *These reports are available on a secure area of A&I Online which can only be accessed by authorized FMCSA and State Enforcement users.
      Crash Statistics 01/22/2014
      • The Crash Statistics Module has been updated with the December 27, 2013 MCMIS data snapshot and 2011-2012 FARS data in the following areas:
      • The State Level Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Fatality Rate per 100 Million Total Vehicle Miles Traveled, 2007 - 2012 report was updated. This report provides a commercial motor vehicle fatality rate for each State using total vehicle miles traveled (all vehicles). This report is located in the Published Reports area.

        *These reports are available on a secure area of A&I Online which can only be accessed by authorized FMCSA and State Enforcement users.
      Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) 01/10/2014
      • The first quarter Fiscal Year 2014 results for the State Quarterly Report and CVSP Data Dashboard* are now available. This update is based on the January 3, 2014 MCMIS data snapshot. Enhancements include a new Border Enforcement Grant (BEG) report which provides additional details on BEG-funded inspections and a new PDF view which allows you to print all elements of the dashboard in one view.

        *These reports are available on a secure area of A&I Online which can only be accessed by authorized FMCSA and State Enforcement users.
      Safety Measurement System (SMS) 01/08/2014
      • The Motor Carrier Safety Measurement System (SMS) module has been updated with the December 27, 2013 Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS) data snapshot. Check your safety assessment now at: http://ai.fmcsa.dot.gov/sms.
      Carrier/Driver Safety 01/08/2014
      Data Quality 01/08/2014
      Safety Programs 01/08/2014
      Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) 01/08/2014
      • The State Safety Performance Measures Tool now includes updated results for Domiciled Carrier Safety and Operating Carrier Safety measures. These measures are produced by aggregating carrier data in the Safety Measurement System (SMS) for the seven Behavior Analysis Safety Improvement Categories, or BASICs. The update is based on December 27, 2013 MCMIS data.

        *These reports are available on a secure area of A&I Online which can only be accessed by authorized FMCSA and State Enforcement users.
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    • Data Update Schedule

      Application Update Frequency Last Data
      Update
      MCMIS Snapshot
      Safety Measurement System
      SMS Online Monthly 04/07/2014 03/28/2014
      Carrier/Driver Safety
      Driver Safety Measurement System (DSMS) Monthly 04/07/2014 03/28/2014
      Driver Information Resource (DIR) Monthly 04/07/2014 03/28/2014
      GOTHAM Weekly 04/21/2014 04/18/2014
      Bus Safety Monthly 04/08/2014 03/31/2014
      Data Quality
      State Safety Data Quality Monthly 04/08/2014 03/28/2014
      Supplemental Reports Monthly 04/08/2014 03/28/2014
      FARS/MCMIS Matching Tool Quarterly 04/08/2014 03/28/2014
      State Data Analysis Reports Monthly 04/08/2014 03/28/2014
      Crash Statistics
      Crash Query Tool Monthly 04/08/2014 03/28/2014
      Download State Records Monthly 04/08/2014 03/28/2014
      Safety Programs
      Reviews Monthly 04/08/2014 03/28/2014
      Roadside Inspections Monthly 04/08/2014 03/28/2014
      Traffic Enforcement Inspections Monthly 04/08/2014 03/28/2014
      Passenger Carrier Statistics Monthly 04/08/2014 03/28/2014
      Hazardous Materials Statistics Monthly 04/08/2014 03/28/2014
      North American Free Trade Act (NAFTA) Statistics 01/09/2012 12/16/2011
      Program Effectiveness Annually
      Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP)
      Quarterly Report/Data Dashboard Quarterly 04/09/2014 04/04/2013
      State Safety Performance Measures (SSPM) Monthly 04/07/2014 03/28/2014
      CVSP Toolkit Monthly 04/08/2014 03/28/2014
      State Data Summary Monthly 04/08/2014 03/28/2014
    • Data Source Definitions

      Border Data: NAFTA Safety Stats uses border data from the U.S. Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS). Border crossing data are collected by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, and provided to BTS on a monthly basis. Border trade data are collected by the U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, and provided to BTS on a monthly basis.

      Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS)†:

      The FARS is a census of crashes involving any motor vehicle on a trafficway, but only fatal crashes. It is generally considered to be the most reliable national crash database. A large truck is defined in the FARS as a truck with a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of more than 10,000 pounds. A bus is defined in the FARS as large motor vehicles used to carry more than 10 passengers, including school buses, inter-city buses and transit buses. FARS is maintained by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

      General Estimates System (GES): GES is a probability-based nationally representative sample of all police-reported fatal, injury, and property damage only crashes. The data from GES yield national estimates, calculated using a weighting procedure, but cannot give State-level estimates. Also, GES is a sample of motor vehicle crashes, and the results generated are estimates. The GES definition of a large truck is the same as the FARS definition. GES is maintained by NHTSA.

      Highway Statistics Series: The Highway Statistics Series consists of annual reports containing analyzed statistical data on motor fuel; motor vehicles; driver licensing; highway-user taxation; State and local government highway finance; highway mileage, and Federal aid for highways. The series is used for tracking the road mileage in the United States, financing information for the various states, and is used in formulation with FHWA's apportionment of Federal funds to the States by the U.S. Congress. A large truck is defined by FHWA as all vehicles on a single frame including trucks, camping and recreational vehicles, etc. having at least two axles and six tires. A bus is defined by FHWA as all vehicles manufactured as traditional passenger-carrying buses with two axles, six tires and three or more axles. This category includes only traditional buses (including school buses) functioning as passenger-carrying vehicles. The Highway Statistics Series is maintained by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).

      Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS)†: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) operates and maintains the Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS). MCMIS contains information on the safety fitness of commercial motor carriers and hazardous material (HM) shippers subject to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) and the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMRs). MCMIS is a collection of safety information including state-reported crashes, compliance review and roadside inspections results, enforcement data, and motor carrier census data.

      MCMIS Census Data: The MCMIS Census data contains records for several hundred thousand active entities, i.e., motor carriers, hazardous materials shippers, and registrants (entities who register vehicles but are not carriers). In order to identify each entity, MCMIS assigns a unique number to each entity record. This number is referred to as the record census number. This is also the number supplied to an entity as their USDOT number.

      MCMIS Compliance Review Data: The MCMIS Compliance Review data used in this section includes carrier performance and compliance data regarding FMCSRs and HMRs which are captured during an on-site compliance review (CR). CR data contains the number of drivers and power units, carrier safety ratings, number of recordable accidents, and the number and types of acute, critical, and other violations discovered during a CR.

      MCMIS Crash Data: The MCMIS Crash data includes crashes that are reported by states to the FMCSA through the SAFETYNET computer reporting system. The Crash File includes the National Governors' Association (NGA) recommended data elements collected on trucks and buses involved in crashes that meet the NGA recommended crash threshold. An NGA reportable crash must involve a truck (a vehicle designed, used, or maintained primarily for carrying property, with a gross vehicle weight rating or gross combination weight rating of more than 10,000 lbs.) or bus (a vehicle with seats for at least nine people, including the driver). The crash must result in at least one fatality; one injury where the person injured is taken to a medical facility for immediate medical attention; or one vehicle having been towed from the scene as a result of disabling damage suffered in the crash.

      MCMIS Inspection Data: The MCMIS Inspection data contains information captured at a Roadside Inspection (RI). This data includes the type of inspection conducted (inspection level), the number of driver and vehicle violations, and Out of Service (OOS) violations resulting from RIs. The inspection also provides the vehicle size and identification, driver information, and the date and location of the inspection.

      Enforcement Management Information System (EMIS): EMIS is a web-based application used to monitor, track, and store information related to FMCSA enforcement actions. It manages and tracks all data associated with notifying the carrier, monitoring the carrier's response, determining whether further compliance action is required, and generating reports for various Headquarters, Service Center , and Division staff. It is the authoritative source for FMCSA enforcement data. Inputs include data from CaseRite and data entry.

      Hazardous Materials Package Inspection Program (HMPIP): HMPIP is a browser-based application used during dock and vehicle inspections to record compliance problems with hazardous material packages. It can operate as a stand alone client or via a central site. Data collected while offline is moved to the central site when a network connection is available. Data collected using HMPIP will be used to establish shipper prioritization lists.

      † Neither FARS nor MCMIS databases contain information on crash causation or fault. The data can be only suggestive about why truck and bus crashes occur. Even so, the data can point toward problem areas that may need to be addressed, and toward possible countermeasures.

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      Loretta Bitner
      Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Washington, DC
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      Peter Chandler
      Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Washington, DC
      (202) 366-5763

      Dennis Piccolo
      Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA
      (617) 494-3860

      Crash Statistics

      Olu Ajayi
      Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Washington, DC
      (202) 366-2061

      Candace Brown
      Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA
      (617) 494-3856

      Data Quality

      Scott Valentine
      Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Washington, DC
      (202) 366-4869

      Candace Brown
      Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA
      (617) 494-3856

      Driver Information Resource (DIR)

      Olu Ajayi
      Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Washington, DC
      (202) 366-2061

      Amy Olanyk
      Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA
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      GOTHAM

      Olu Ajayi
      Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Washington, DC
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      Dennis Piccolo
      Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA
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      Large Truck Crash Causation Study (LTCCS)

      Janine Bonner
      Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Washington, DC
      (202) 366-3917

      Amy Olanyk
      Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA
      (617) 494-3169

      Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP)

      Brandon Poarch
      Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Washington, DC
      (202) 366-3030

      Dana Larkin
      Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA
      (617) 494-2821

      North American Free Trade Act (NAFTA) Statistics

      Olu Ajayi
      Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Washington, DC
      (202) 366-2061

      Kha Nguyen
      Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA
      (617) 494-2543

      Program Effectiveness

      Olu Ajayi
      Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Washington, DC
      (202) 366-2061

      Eran Segev
      Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA
      (617) 494-3174

      Reports & Publications

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      Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Washington, DC
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      For questions regarding the SMS or the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program in general, please call (877) 254-5365.

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      You can also submit your question electronically by visiting the CSA Contact Us page.

      Safety Programs

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      Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, Cambridge, MA
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