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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 2014FY 2015FY 2016FY 2017FY 2018
# CasesAmount Settled# CasesAmount Settled# CasesAmount Settled# CasesAmount Settled# CasesAmount Settled
Broker 2 $6,410 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0
Cargo Tank Facility 27 $295,000 31 $630,130 28 $722,650 33 $1,038,820 5 $101,140
Carrier 3,866 $22,118,544 4,055 $27,655,535 4,618 $34,172,554 5,705 $43,960,019 524 $3,680,937
Drug Consortium 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0
Freight Forwarder 103 $1,483,770 66 $914,464 94 $1,301,120 90 $1,201,891 5 $48,680
HM Carrier 138 $1,408,776 165 $2,040,492 154 $2,523,415 199 $2,779,475 21 $348,900
HM Carrier (Not Placarded) 1 $63,960 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0
HM Carrier/Shipper 126 $1,261,659 118 $1,546,592 136 $1,628,485 150 $1,818,764 12 $113,230
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 $37,400 3 $16,060 2 $24,560 1 $8,380 1 $3,080
Passenger Carrier 249 $2,484,339 217 $1,834,709 207 $2,040,202 247 $2,207,698 20 $208,040
Shipper 8 $105,800 5 $70,070 2 $7,950 4 $48,290 1 $9,940
Small Passenger Carrier 0 $0 0 $0 1 $2,400 0 $0 0 $0
TOTAL 4,523 $29,265,658 4,660 $34,708,052 5,242 $42,423,336 6,429 $53,063,337 589 $4,513,947

Data Source: FMCSA's Enforcement Management Information System (EMIS) data snapshot as of 10/27/2017.

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