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Active Carriers and Safety Measurement System (SMS) Summary
Interstate and Intrastate HazMat Carriers9,521N/A601,993N/A
Passenger Carriers2382.49%11,4761.9%
HazMat Carriers1231.29%9,1031.51%
General Carriers9,16096.2%581,41496.58%
Carriers with a BASIC(s) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status7958.34%48,4078.04%
Passenger Carriers with a BASIC(s) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status81%5761.18%
HazMat Carriers with a BASIC(s) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status253.14%1,9173.96%
General Carriers with a BASIC(s) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status76295.84%45,91494.84%
Total Power Units246,950N/A22,259,269N/A
Power Units of Carriers with a BASIC(S) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status23,3709.46%1,416,0766.36%
Data Source: SMS results as of 06/26/2020. Updated Monthly.  For more information, please visit Safety Measurement System
 Exceeds Intervention Threshold
State Safety Data Quality (SSDQ)
SSDQ (as of June 26, 2020)Rating
Overall State Rating
Crash Record Completeness
Crash VIN Accuracy
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 2016CY 2017CY 2018CY 2019CY 2020*
AL% of NatAL% of NatAL% of NatAL% of NatAL% of Nat
Number of vehicles involved in fatal & non-fatal crashes4,5232.5%4,2452.3%4,8832.5%4,6982.5%7852.7%
# in fatal crashes1513.1%992%1262.4%1503%335%
# in non-fatal crashes4,3722.5%4,1462.3%4,7572.5%4,5482.5%7522.7%
Number of fatal & non-fatal Crashes4,2762.6%4,0262.3%4,5492.5%4,4122.5%7322.7%
# of fatal crashes1363.1%891.9%1202.6%1373.1%304.9%
# of non-fatal crashes4,1402.5%3,9372.4%4,4292.5%4,2752.5%7022.7%
Number of Fatalities as a result of a crash1543.1%1032%1322.5%1473%334.9%
Number of Injuries as a result of a crash2,0312.2%1,9482.1%2,2982.3%2,1492.3%3142.3%
Data Source: MCMIS data snapshot as of 06/26/2020, including crash records through 02/29/2020. MCMIS data are considered preliminary for 22 months to allow for changes. 
State Enforcement Programs Summary Data
FY 2018FY 2019FY 2020
ALNational% of NatALNational% of NatALNational% of Nat
Total Reviews15214,3751.06%14113,0971.08%1069,0591.17%
Onsite Comprehensive665,9251.11%535,4930.96%132,6190.50%
Onsite Focused807,5731.06%606,1770.97%372,8191.31%
Cargo Tank Facility Reviews (only)0920.00%0640.00%0340.00%
Shipper Reviews (only)31323.08%080.00%020.00%
Non-Rated Reviews (only)35340.56%03420.00%0980.00%
Total Security Contact Reviews133443.78%53511.42%41762.27%
Total Terminal Investigations018,3710.00%224,7990.01%216,9690.01%
Roadside Inspections
FY 2018FY 2019FY 2020
ALNational% of NatALNational% of NatALNational% of Nat
Number of Inspections38,6413,533,8361.09%36,2983,471,4411.05%21,6651,901,5361.14%
Driver Inspections**38,1073,420,6301.11%35,8663,358,7531.07%21,5781,825,8161.18%
with Driver OOS Violation2,653163,4831.62%2,378167,9011.42%1,33995,1011.41%
Driver OOS Rate6.96%4.78%N/A6.63%5.00%N/A6.21%5.21%N/A
Vehicle Inspections**25,4402,420,6001.05%24,0192,387,8441.01%15,0001,303,6391.15%
with Vehicle OOS Violation4,947503,9610.98%4,792492,9210.97%2,759267,1801.03%
Vehicle OOS Rate19.45%20.82%N/A19.95%20.64%N/A18.39%20.49%N/A
Hazmat Inspections**1,137201,3560.56%1,218206,2900.59%833106,6190.78%
with Hazmat OOS Violation448,2760.53%509,0710.55%224,6310.48%
Hazmat OOS Rate3.87%4.11%N/A4.11%4.40%N/A2.64%4.34%N/A
Traffic Enforcement (TE)
FY 2018FY 2019FY 2020
ALNational% of NatALNational% of NatALNational% of Nat
Number of Traffic Enf. Inspections2,909398,6360.73%2,357395,5920.60%1,336212,6410.63%
With Moving Violations2,204246,4330.89%1,867246,5600.76%1,023136,0210.75%
With Drug & Alcohol Violations14270.23%22930.68%31262.38%
With Railroad Crossing Violations42051.95%22710.74%11160.86%
With Non-specified State Law/Miscellaneous Violations825164,4080.50%566160,3120.35%35582,5540.43%
Number of Traffic Enf. Violations3,146439,6210.72%2,544435,2400.58%1,431232,5250.62%
Moving Violations2,299252,7600.91%1,941253,1460.77%1,062139,8710.76%
Drug & Alcohol Violations15050.20%23550.56%31511.99%
Railroad Crossing Violations42061.94%22720.74%11160.86%
Non-specified State Law/Miscellaneous Violations842186,1500.45%599181,4670.33%36592,3870.40%
* 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 06/26/2020, including current year-to-date information for FY 2020. 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.
Safety Data Improvement Program
FY 2006FY 2007FY 2008FY 2009FY 2010
Data Source: FMCSA, Office of Research and Analysis
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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