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Data-driven safety systems are vital to informing decisions that improve safety on the Nation’s roads—FMCSA relies on the States for accurate and comprehensive data on eligible crashes and inspections to focus resources to further reduce crashes. We can’t do it without you.

Each month, States are rated on reporting of safety data—this page provides States with a robust resource to view their ratings and measures, and learn how to improve data quality performance.

FMCSA & State users:

Data current as of May 25, 2018

Measures: Inspection Record Completeness

99%
INSPECTION RECORD
COMPLETENESS
99% of your State's evaluated inspection records have complete driver and vehicle information. These inspections occurred between 03/01/2017 and 02/28/2018. Your rating is good because your percentage is greater than or equal to 85%. Learn how this rating is calculated.
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Why this matters

Complete driver and vehicle information helps FMCSA associate an inspection to the right driver, vehicle, and carrier. Inspections are included on the driver’s and carrier’s safety records and are used by the SMS to prioritize carriers for interventions that pose the greatest safety risk.

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Make sure that you understand this measure and your State's rating. Use the following analysis reports to identify and address issues that could be affecting your data quality. Remember, even good ratings often have room for improvement.

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Table 1: North Carolina: Inspection Record Completeness
Monthly Results/
MCMIS Run Date
Event Date Range Rating Driver Identification
Completeness Evaluation
Vehicle Identification
Completeness Evaluation
Inspection Record Completeness
MOST CURRENT DATA RUN
May '18
05/25/2018
03/01/2017 - 02/28/2018 Good - Green Circle 100% 98% 99%
Apr '18
04/27/2018
02/01/2017 - 01/31/2018 Good - Green Circle 100% 98% 99%
Mar '18
03/30/2018
01/01/2017 - 12/31/2017 Good - Green Circle 100% 98% 99%
Feb '18
02/23/2018
12/01/2016 - 11/30/2017 Good - Green Circle 100% 98% 99%
Jan '18
01/26/2018
11/01/2016 - 10/31/2017 Good - Green Circle 100% 98% 99%
Dec '17
12/29/2017
10/01/2016 - 09/30/2017 Good - Green Circle 100% 99% 100%
Nov '17
11/17/2017
09/01/2016 - 08/31/2017 Good - Green Circle 100% 99% 100%
Oct '17
10/27/2017
08/01/2016 - 07/31/2017 Good - Green Circle 100% 99% 100%
Sep '17
09/29/2017
07/01/2016 - 06/30/2017 Good - Green Circle 100% 99% 100%
Aug '17
08/25/2017
06/01/2016 - 05/31/2017 Good - Green Circle 99% 99% 99%
Jul '17
07/28/2017
05/01/2016 - 04/30/2017 Good - Green Circle 100% 99% 100%
Jun '17
06/30/2017
04/01/2016 - 03/31/2017 Good - Green Circle 100% 99% 100%
May '17
05/26/2017
03/01/2016 - 02/28/2017 Good - Green Circle 100% 99% 100%

Good - Green CircleGood

Percentage of completed driver and vehicle information is >= 85%

Fair - Yellow CircleFair

Percentage of completed driver and vehicle information is 70-84%

Poor - Red CirclePoor

Percentage of completed driver and vehicle information is < 70%

Table 2: Driver Identification Completeness
Monthly Results/
MCMIS Run Date
Inspection Records Evaluated Records with Complete Driver Information   # Records with Driver Information
# Records % Records Last Name First Name Date of Birth License Number
MOST CURRENT DATA RUN
May '18
05/25/2018
94,920 94,752 100% 94,888 94,875 94,915 94,832
Apr '18
04/27/2018
93,025 92,848 100% 92,996 92,983 93,020 92,922
Mar '18
03/30/2018
92,038 91,870 100% 92,011 91,999 92,033 91,939
Feb '18
02/23/2018
90,784 90,615 100% 90,759 90,743 90,779 90,684
Jan '18
01/26/2018
88,297 88,142 100% 88,274 88,258 88,296 88,205
Dec '17
12/29/2017
85,764 85,618 100% 85,742 85,725 85,762 85,681
Nov '17
11/17/2017
86,135 85,997 100% 86,112 86,101 86,132 86,054
Oct '17
10/27/2017
84,974 84,836 100% 84,951 84,946 84,970 84,888
Sep '17
09/29/2017
84,193 84,058 100% 84,169 84,163 84,189 84,111
Aug '17
08/25/2017
81,692 81,155 99% 81,668 81,666 81,277 81,615
Jul '17
07/28/2017
80,610 80,480 100% 80,588 80,582 80,600 80,535
Jun '17
06/30/2017
79,646 79,519 100% 79,625 79,622 79,640 79,565
May '17
05/26/2017
78,195 78,074 100% 78,174 78,170 78,188 78,122

Table 3: Vehicle Identification Completeness
Monthly Results/
MCMIS Run Date
Inspection Records Evaluated Records with Complete Vehicle Information   # Records with Vehicle Information
# Records % Records License Plate # GVWR
MOST CURRENT DATA RUN
May '18
05/25/2018
156,208 153,686 98% 153,687 156,194
Apr '18
04/27/2018
153,273 150,807 98% 150,808 153,261
Mar '18
03/30/2018
151,991 149,558 98% 149,559 151,979
Feb '18
02/23/2018
150,121 147,757 98% 147,758 150,109
Jan '18
01/26/2018
145,837 143,631 98% 143,632 145,825
Dec '17
12/29/2017
141,743 139,690 99% 139,691 141,730
Nov '17
11/17/2017
142,254 140,262 99% 140,263 142,240
Oct '17
10/27/2017
140,222 138,255 99% 138,256 140,207
Sep '17
09/29/2017
138,900 136,951 99% 136,952 138,885
Aug '17
08/25/2017
135,003 133,182 99% 133,183 134,990
Jul '17
07/28/2017
133,270 131,450 99% 131,451 133,257
Jun '17
06/30/2017
131,546 129,755 99% 129,755 131,535
May '17
05/26/2017
129,148 127,409 99% 127,409 129,139

Good - Green CircleGood

Percentage of completed driver and vehicle information is >= 85%

Fair - Yellow CircleFair

Percentage of completed driver and vehicle information is 70-84%

Poor - Red CirclePoor

Percentage of completed driver and vehicle information is < 70%

Data Source: MCMIS inspection records for 12 months representing interstate and intrastate carriers, and includes large trucks and buses.
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The Inspection Record Completeness measure evaluates 12 months of data to determine your State’s rating. A record is evaluated if the date of the inspection event—not the date of upload to FMCSA—falls within that 12-month range. As shown below, the range begins 15 months before the evaluation month, but excludes the most recent three months of data. In the example, the January 2015 evaluation looks at the 12-month event date range November 1, 2013, through October 31, 2014; inspections that occurred after October 31, 2014, were not included in the evaluation.

evaluation period

This measure evaluates driver information and vehicle information in Level 1, 2, and 3 roadside inspection records representing interstate and intrastate carriers, and includes large trucks and buses.

The driver information evaluation includes the following: driver license number, driver date of birth, driver first name, and driver last name. The vehicle information evaluation includes two data fields: vehicle license number and Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR). In both evaluations, a record is considered incomplete if any of the required information is either missing or invalid.

The rating percentage is determined by evaluating the completeness of the driver information and vehicle information separately and then averaging these results together. If the percentage of complete records is

  • 85% or more, the rating is GOOD
  • Between 70% and 84%, the rating is FAIR
  • Less than 70%, the rating is POOR.
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