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Hazardous Materials (HM) - Roadside Inspections


Roadside Inspections are examinations of commercial motor vehicles and/or drivers by Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) Inspectors.

MCSAP Inspectors conduct roadside inspections on commercial motor vehicles and drivers to check that they are in compliance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) and Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMRs). If an inspection results in serious violations, the driver will be issued a driver or vehicle Out-of-Service Order. These violations must be corrected before the driver or vehicle can return to service.

This module gives data for five fiscal or calendar years of roadside inspections conducted on motor carriers that transport hazardous materials in interstate or intrastate commerce.

For information regarding FMCSA’s HM goals, regulations, permits, training, or security, please visit FMCSA’s HM site at:
Summary of HM Roadside Inspections in Arkansas

Click on any State to view the activity at the State level or the small map of the U.S. at the upper right for national figures.

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HM Roadside Inspection Activity (Arkansas)FY 2023
Number of Inspections92,5032,512
I. Full9878887
II. Walk-Around01,3201,320
III. Driver Only0298298
IV. Special Study000
V. Terminal066
VI. Radioactive Materials011
Driver OOS Rate0.00%2.76%2.75%
Vehicle OOS Rate11.11%15.33%15.31%
Hazmat OOS Rate0.00%2.16%2.15%

A variety of reports on roadside inspection activity is available by using the links on the navigation panel to the left.

Data Source: FMCSA's Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS) data snapshot as of 1/26/2024. The data presented above are accurate as of this date, but are subject to updates as new or additional information may be reported to MCMIS following the snapshot date.

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