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Enforcement Cases

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is responsible for ensuring full compliance with all Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) required of large truck and bus companies regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation. This module gives data for five fiscal or calendar years of Enforcement Cases considered “closed” for large truck and bus companies regulated by the U.S. DOT. An enforcement case is deemed "closed" once FMCSA issues a carrier a "Notice of Claim" (NOC) and the carrier has (1) paid the penalty in full, (2) signed a settlement agreement, or (3) defaulted on the NOC, upon which a "Final Agency Order" was issued.


Summary of Closed Enforcement Cases

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Subject TypeFY 2013FY 2014FY 2015FY 2016FY 2017
# CasesAmount Settled# CasesAmount Settled# CasesAmount Settled# CasesAmount Settled# CasesAmount Settled
Broker 1 $2,850 2 $6,410 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0
Cargo Tank Facility 26 $176,170 27 $295,000 32 $652,520 31 $922,640 13 $246,320
Carrier 5,138 $20,044,891 3,898 $22,641,450 4,178 $29,096,395 5,174 $38,962,893 2,403 $18,218,721
Drug Consortium 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0
Freight Forwarder 111 $1,252,563 104 $1,508,770 66 $914,464 101 $1,369,520 42 $547,539
HM Carrier 201 $1,647,344 140 $1,450,776 167 $2,067,182 168 $2,771,745 93 $1,175,385
HM Carrier (Not Placarded) 0 $0 1 $63,960 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0
HM Carrier/Shipper 163 $983,604 126 $1,261,659 120 $1,576,822 155 $1,922,449 71 $601,970
HM Carrier/Shipper (Not Placarded) 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0
Not Carrier (45-Day) 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0
Other 3 $9,570 3 $37,400 3 $16,060 2 $24,560 0 $0
Passenger Carrier 287 $1,632,296 252 $2,560,279 220 $1,878,569 227 $2,193,682 91 $970,418
Shipper 13 $71,670 8 $105,800 5 $70,070 2 $7,950 3 $44,620
Small Passenger Carrier 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 1 $2,400 0 $0
TOTAL 5,943 $25,820,958 4,561 $29,931,504 4,791 $36,272,082 5,861 $48,177,839 2,716 $21,804,973

Data Source: FMCSA's Enforcement Management Information System (EMIS) data snapshot as of 2/24/2017.

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