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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 seven 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 2018FY 2019FY 2020
# CasesAmount Settled# CasesAmount Settled# CasesAmount Settled# CasesAmount Settled# CasesAmount Settled# CasesAmount Settled# CasesAmount Settled
Broker 1 $2,000 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0
Cargo Tank Facility 27 $426,240 30 $655,810 28 $728,200 30 $904,440 33 $676,990 18 $243,990 1 $6,490
Carrier 4,013 $26,808,001 4,274 $30,563,094 4,370 $31,833,656 4,483 $32,843,672 4,317 $30,917,943 3,646 $24,212,900 593 $3,631,952
Drug Consortium 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 1 $5,890 0 $0
Freight Forwarder 109 $1,709,464 63 $831,820 71 $812,180 70 $933,451 64 $847,662 60 $706,325 1 $1,990
HM Carrier 162 $2,351,722 162 $1,965,861 141 $1,917,660 161 $2,181,450 171 $2,149,000 112 $1,212,080 17 $139,070
HM Carrier (Not Placarded) 1 $63,960 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0
HM Carrier/Shipper 121 $1,204,521 122 $1,579,170 137 $1,645,459 120 $1,381,500 85 $1,055,550 67 $675,460 5 $97,000
HM Carrier/Shipper (Not Placarded) 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0
Not Carrier (45-Day) 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0
Other 3 $41,900 3 $16,060 2 $24,560 2 $11,460 4 $16,486 3 $21,770 0 $0
Passenger Carrier 250 $2,832,139 223 $1,944,605 198 $1,791,360 196 $1,650,424 115 $1,196,732 65 $533,569 6 $17,700
Shipper 7 $97,260 5 $70,070 2 $7,950 4 $48,290 4 $46,310 0 $0 0 $0
Small Passenger Carrier 0 $0 1 $2,400 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0 0 $0
TOTAL 4,694 $35,537,207 4,883 $37,628,890 4,949 $38,761,025 5,066 $39,954,687 4,793 $36,906,673 3,972 $27,611,984 623 $3,894,202

Data Source: FMCSA's Enforcement Management Information System (EMIS) data snapshot as of 11/29/2019.

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