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Active Carriers and Safety Measurement System (SMS) Summary
Interstate and Intrastate HazMat Carriers8,607N/A548,380N/A
Passenger Carriers2763.2%12,8062.33%
HazMat Carriers1571.82%9,9231.8%
General Carriers8,17494.96%525,65195.85%
Carriers with a BASIC(s) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status99411.54%54,4029.92%
Passenger Carriers with a BASIC(s) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status151.5%8331.53%
HazMat Carriers with a BASIC(s) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status434.32%2,1073.87%
General Carriers with a BASIC(s) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status93694.16%51,46294.59%
Total Power Units66,409N/A12,635,125N/A
Power Units of Carriers with a BASIC(S) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status26,86840.45%1,337,82010.58%
Data Source: SMS results as of 07/28/2017. Updated Monthly.  For more information, please visit Safety Measurement System
 Exceeds Intervention Threshold
State Safety Data Quality (SSDQ)
SSDQ (as of July 28, 2017)Rating
Overall State Rating
Crash Record Completeness
Fatal Crash Completeness
Crash Timeliness
Crash Accuracy
Inspection Record Completeness
Inspection VIN Accuracy
Inspection Timeliness
Inspection Accuracy
Crash Consistency IndicatorN/A
Crash Rating

For more information, please visit State Safety Data Quality.
Ratings: Good indicator Good  Fair indicator Fair  Poor indicator Poor  Insufficient Data indicator Insufficient Data  Overriding indicator Overriding Indicator
Summary of Large Truck and Bus Crash Involvements
SummaryCY 2013CY 2014CY 2015CY 2016CY 2017*
AL% of NatAL% of NatAL% of NatAL% of NatAL% of Nat
Number of vehicles involved in fatal & non-fatal crashes3,3142.2%3,9392.4%4,2452.5%4,5512.6%1,0282.4%
# in fatal crashes1172.6%851.9%1252.6%1493.2%151.5%
# in non-fatal crashes3,1972.2%3,8542.4%4,1202.5%4,4022.6%1,0132.4%
Number of fatal & non-fatal Crashes3,1482.2%3,7332.4%4,0032.5%4,2992.6%9762.5%
# of fatal crashes1112.8%812%1102.6%1353.2%131.4%
# of non-fatal crashes3,0372.2%3,6522.4%3,8932.5%4,1642.6%9632.5%
Number of Fatalities as a result of a crash1222.7%922%1202.5%1533.3%141.3%
Number of Injuries as a result of a crash1,7112%2,0052.3%2,1982.5%2,0362.2%4762.3%
Data Source: MCMIS data snapshot as of 07/28/2017, including crash records through 03/31/2017. 
State Enforcement Programs Summary Data
FY 2015FY 2016FY 2017
ALNational% of NatALNational% of NatALNational% of Nat
Total Reviews10914,6050.75%13514,0770.96%14511,7621.23%
Motor Carrier Safety Compliance Reviews000%000%000%
Cargo Tank Facility Reviews7887.95%1711.41%1771.30%
Shipper Reviews1961.04%01380.00%1313.23%
Non-Rated Reviews (excludes SCR & CSA)19870.10%41,6750.24%51,1320.44%
CSA Offsite01370.00%0250.00%000%
CSA Onsite Focused / Focused CR597,8980.75%616,5570.93%755,7971.29%
CSA Onsite Comprehensive*415,3990.76%695,6111.23%634,7251.33%
Total Security Contact Reviews66450.93%05470.00%43671.09%
Total Terminal Investigations0770.00%03,0790.00%111,0290.01%
Roadside Inspections
FY 2015FY 2016FY 2017
ALNational% of NatALNational% of NatALNational% of Nat
Number of Inspections33,7853,384,3631.00%39,0203,418,6591.14%33,1772,740,1201.21%
Driver Inspections*33,5283,264,6071.03%38,6533,300,7451.17%32,9972,650,6991.24%
with Driver OOS Violation2,497159,9301.56%3,020161,5351.87%2,665134,3571.98%
Driver OOS Rate7.45%4.90%N/A7.81%4.89%N/A8.08%5.07%N/A
Vehicle Inspections*20,6082,309,4500.89%22,5432,348,1870.96%18,8081,894,4040.99%
with Vehicle OOS Violation4,233468,3860.90%4,812470,8311.02%3,845387,8900.99%
Vehicle OOS Rate20.54%20.28%N/A21.35%20.05%N/A20.44%20.48%N/A
Hazmat Inspections*1,352191,2750.71%1,692200,4620.84%1,334160,4360.83%
with Hazmat OOS Violation777,4491.03%1077,8751.36%596,2370.95%
Hazmat OOS Rate5.70%3.89%N/A6.32%3.93%N/A4.42%3.89%N/A
Traffic Enforcement (TE)
FY 2015FY 2016FY 2017
ALNational% of NatALNational% of NatALNational% of Nat
Number of Traffic Enf. Inspections3,334377,6360.88%3,693372,4140.99%3,221295,5651.09%
With Moving Violations2,406210,7121.14%2,710221,3121.22%2,502176,9361.41%
With Drug & Alcohol Violations108691.15%68820.68%57670.65%
With Railroad Crossing Violations22870.70%92124.25%141797.82%
With Non-specified State Law/Miscellaneous Violations1,049177,5710.59%1,167162,1250.72%837127,1230.66%
Number of Traffic Enf. Violations3,586424,1080.85%4,034413,0220.98%3,474327,1391.06%
Moving Violations2,490217,7001.14%2,832227,4801.24%2,595182,0031.43%
Drug & Alcohol Violations101,0150.99%61,0000.60%58760.57%
Railroad Crossing Violations22880.69%92124.25%141817.73%
Non-specified State Law/Miscellaneous Violations1,084205,1050.53%1,187184,3300.64%860144,0790.60%
* In FY 2012, all reviews that were previously considered Motor Carrier Safety Compliance Reviews are now included in the CSA Onsite Comprehensive Investigations total.
For more information, please visit Enforcement Programs.
Data Source: FMCSA Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS) data snapshot as of 07/28/2017, including current year-to-date information for FY 2017. The data presented above are accurate as of this date, but are subject to update as new or additional information may be reported to MCMIS following the snapshot date.
** Roadside Inspections:
Driver Inspections were computed based on inspection levels I, II, III, and VI.
Vehicle Inspections were computed based on inspection levels I, II, V, and VI.
Hazmat Inspections were computed based on inspection levels I, II, III, IV, V, and VI, when HM is present.
The OOS rate for each category is based on the number of inspections which resulted in one or more Out-Of-Service (OOS) violations.
Contact Information
FMCSA Contact MCSAP Contact
 Main Address & Main Phone:  520 Cotton Gin Road,
 Montgomery, AL 36117
 (334) 290-4954
 Agency  Alabama DPS
 (334) 242-4395
 Division Administrator:  Kenny Price
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