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Active Carriers and Safety Measurement System (SMS) Summary
AlabamaNational
NumberPercentNumberPercent
Interstate and Intrastate HazMat Carriers9,264N/A582,349N/A
Passenger Carriers2642.84%12,6982.18%
HazMat Carriers1401.51%9,6081.64%
General Carriers8,86095.63%560,04396.16%
Carriers with a BASIC(s) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status99010.68%54,3069.32%
Passenger Carriers with a BASIC(s) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status101.01%7231.33%
HazMat Carriers with a BASIC(s) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status363.63%1,9993.68%
General Carriers with a BASIC(s) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status94495.35%51,58494.98%
Total Power Units69,561N/A9,538,110N/A
Power Units of Carriers with a BASIC(S) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status25,04436%1,443,00915.12%
Data Source: SMS results as of 09/28/2018. Updated Monthly.  For more information, please visit Safety Measurement System
 Exceeds Intervention Threshold
State Safety Data Quality (SSDQ)
SSDQ (as of September 28, 2018)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 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%4,5552.6%4,2782.4%2,0472.6%
# in fatal crashes852%1252.6%1513.1%911.9%482.6%
# in non-fatal crashes3,8542.4%4,1212.5%4,4042.5%4,1872.4%1,9992.6%
Number of fatal & non-fatal Crashes3,7332.4%4,0052.5%4,3032.6%4,0572.4%1,9162.6%
# of fatal crashes812.1%1102.6%1363.1%811.9%442.7%
# of non-fatal crashes3,6522.5%3,8952.5%4,1672.6%3,9762.4%1,8722.6%
Number of Fatalities as a result of a crash922.1%1202.5%1543.1%931.9%482.6%
Number of Injuries as a result of a crash2,0052.3%2,1992.5%2,0382.2%1,9612.1%9822.6%
Data Source: MCMIS data snapshot as of 09/28/2018, including crash records through 05/31/2018. MCMIS data are considered preliminary for 22 months to allow for changes. 
State Enforcement Programs Summary Data
Reviews
FY 2016FY 2017FY 2018
ALNational% of NatALNational% of NatALNational% of Nat
Total Reviews13514,0770.96%16314,9221.09%14814,0081.06%
Onsite Comprehensive735,9801.22%736,3861.14%655,7721.13%
Onsite Focused617,1110.86%877,4981.16%777,3861.04%
Offsite01270.00%0910.00%02270.00%
Cargo Tank Facility Reviews (only)1711.41%11040.96%0870.00%
Shipper Reviews (only)01770.00%1521.92%31323.08%
Non-Rated Reviews (only)06110.00%17910.13%35230.57%
Total Security Contact Reviews05480.00%54581.09%133343.89%
Total Terminal Investigations03,1090.00%114,4600.01%017,4810.00%
Roadside Inspections
FY 2016FY 2017FY 2018
ALNational% of NatALNational% of NatALNational% of Nat
Number of Inspections39,0183,419,1481.14%40,2643,415,9331.18%38,3353,472,1381.10%
Driver Inspections**38,6513,301,2181.17%40,0473,304,4661.21%37,7943,362,6981.12%
with Driver OOS Violation3,019161,4601.87%3,223167,7621.92%2,645161,6551.64%
Driver OOS Rate7.81%4.89%N/A8.05%5.08%N/A7.00%4.81%N/A
Vehicle Inspections**22,5422,348,6210.96%22,9702,355,0080.98%25,2252,377,6811.06%
with Vehicle OOS Violation4,811470,8571.02%4,629484,5160.96%4,924496,1920.99%
Vehicle OOS Rate21.34%20.05%N/A20.15%20.57%N/A19.52%20.87%N/A
Hazmat Inspections**1,692200,5110.84%1,545197,9880.78%1,107197,1060.56%
with Hazmat OOS Violation1077,8751.36%717,8690.90%428,1210.52%
Hazmat OOS Rate6.32%3.93%N/A4.60%3.97%N/A3.79%4.12%N/A
Traffic Enforcement (TE)
FY 2016FY 2017FY 2018
ALNational% of NatALNational% of NatALNational% of Nat
Number of Traffic Enf. Inspections3,693372,4200.99%3,792372,1091.02%2,901393,1490.74%
With Moving Violations2,710221,3141.22%2,934223,4671.31%2,200242,8880.91%
With Drug & Alcohol Violations68810.68%78960.78%14250.24%
With Railroad Crossing Violations92114.27%172157.91%41942.06%
With Non-specified State Law/Miscellaneous Violations1,167162,1310.72%991159,4450.62%819162,3780.50%
Number of Traffic Enf. Violations4,034413,0260.98%4,081411,4030.99%3,136433,6440.72%
Moving Violations2,832227,4831.24%3,041229,8231.32%2,296249,1000.92%
Drug & Alcohol Violations69990.60%71,0280.68%14970.20%
Railroad Crossing Violations92114.27%172177.83%41952.05%
Non-specified State Law/Miscellaneous Violations1,187184,3330.64%1,016180,3350.56%835183,8520.45%
* 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 09/28/2018, including current year-to-date information for FY 2018. 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
$300,000$0$240,000$500,000$350,000
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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