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Active Carriers and Safety Measurement System (SMS) Summary
Interstate and Intrastate HazMat Carriers9,558N/A593,892N/A
Passenger Carriers2592.7%12,3842.08%
HazMat Carriers1281.33%9,7041.63%
General Carriers9,17195.95%571,80496.28%
Carriers with a BASIC(s) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status9349.77%53,5019%
Passenger Carriers with a BASIC(s) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status101.07%6991.3%
HazMat Carriers with a BASIC(s) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status353.74%2,0033.74%
General Carriers with a BASIC(s) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status88995.18%50,79994.94%
Total Power Units71,300N/A11,331,027N/A
Power Units of Carriers with a BASIC(S) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status25,97336.42%1,476,06013.02%
Data Source: SMS results as of 04/26/2019. Updated Monthly.  For more information, please visit Safety Measurement System
 Exceeds Intervention Threshold
State Safety Data Quality (SSDQ)
SSDQ (as of April 26, 2019)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 2014CY 2015CY 2016CY 2017CY 2018*
AL% of NatAL% of NatAL% of NatAL% of NatAL% of Nat
Number of vehicles involved in fatal & non-fatal crashes3,9392.4%4,2462.5%4,5562.6%4,2502.3%4,8772.5%
# in fatal crashes852%1252.6%1513.1%992%1212.5%
# in non-fatal crashes3,8542.4%4,1212.5%4,4052.5%4,1512.3%4,7562.5%
Number of fatal & non-fatal Crashes3,7332.4%4,0052.5%4,3042.6%4,0312.4%4,5442.5%
# of fatal crashes812.1%1102.6%1363.1%891.9%1142.6%
# of non-fatal crashes3,6522.5%3,8952.5%4,1682.6%3,9422.4%4,4302.5%
Number of Fatalities as a result of a crash922.1%1202.5%1543.1%1032%1282.6%
Number of Injuries as a result of a crash2,0052.3%2,1992.5%2,0382.2%1,9572.1%2,2882.4%
Data Source: MCMIS data snapshot as of 04/26/2019, including crash records through 12/31/2018. MCMIS data are considered preliminary for 22 months to allow for changes. 
State Enforcement Programs Summary Data
FY 2017FY 2018FY 2019
ALNational% of NatALNational% of NatALNational% of Nat
Total Reviews16314,9231.09%15214,3741.06%637,1830.88%
Onsite Comprehensive736,3871.14%665,9241.11%323,1211.03%
Onsite Focused877,4981.16%807,5731.06%273,5110.77%
Cargo Tank Facility Reviews (only)11040.96%0920.00%0330.00%
Shipper Reviews (only)1521.92%31323.08%020.00%
Non-Rated Reviews (only)17910.13%35340.56%02200.00%
Total Security Contact Reviews54581.09%133433.79%51762.84%
Total Terminal Investigations114,4670.01%018,3560.00%213,2910.02%
Roadside Inspections
FY 2017FY 2018FY 2019
ALNational% of NatALNational% of NatALNational% of Nat
Number of Inspections40,2643,415,8521.18%38,6403,532,6741.09%17,6941,871,4520.95%
Driver Inspections**40,0473,304,3791.21%38,0993,419,5141.11%17,5451,813,7080.97%
with Driver OOS Violation3,222167,7361.92%2,656163,5871.62%1,17389,5691.31%
Driver OOS Rate8.05%5.08%N/A6.97%4.78%N/A6.69%4.94%N/A
Vehicle Inspections**22,9702,354,9100.98%25,4382,419,6241.05%11,2221,280,4280.88%
with Vehicle OOS Violation4,629484,4750.96%4,947503,8360.98%2,350261,7080.90%
Vehicle OOS Rate20.15%20.57%N/A19.45%20.82%N/A20.94%20.44%N/A
Hazmat Inspections**1,545197,9880.78%1,130201,2990.56%545112,0850.49%
with Hazmat OOS Violation717,8700.90%438,2730.52%304,5740.66%
Hazmat OOS Rate4.60%3.97%N/A3.81%4.11%N/A5.50%4.08%N/A
Traffic Enforcement (TE)
FY 2017FY 2018FY 2019
ALNational% of NatALNational% of NatALNational% of Nat
Number of Traffic Enf. Inspections3,790372,1121.02%2,910398,5500.73%1,287207,5980.62%
With Moving Violations2,933223,4691.31%2,205246,4280.89%1,014130,6030.78%
With Drug & Alcohol Violations78940.78%14310.23%01690.00%
With Railroad Crossing Violations172147.94%42061.94%01550.00%
With Non-specified State Law/Miscellaneous Violations990159,4450.62%825164,3210.50%31682,6420.38%
Number of Traffic Enf. Violations4,079411,4000.99%3,147439,5180.72%1,385228,3220.61%
Moving Violations3,040229,8231.32%2,300252,7510.91%1,047133,9990.78%
Drug & Alcohol Violations71,0260.68%15090.20%02030.00%
Railroad Crossing Violations172167.87%42071.93%01560.00%
Non-specified State Law/Miscellaneous Violations1,015180,3350.56%842186,0510.45%33893,9640.36%
* 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 04/26/2019, including current year-to-date information for FY 2019. 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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