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Reviews, Critical Violations (2021 - Fiscal)
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Violation CodeViolation Description# of Reviews# of Critical Violations% of Total Critical Violations
1395.8A1Not using the appropriate method to record hours of service84089516.71%
2395.8E1False reports of records of duty status63867112.53%
3391.51B2Inquiries into driving record not kept in DQ file4364448.29%
4396.3BFailing to keep minimum records of inspection and maintenance4164247.92%
5395.8K1Failing to preserve supporting documents for 6 months3323837.15%
6382.301AUsing a driver before receiving a pre-employment result3743746.98%
7396.17AUsing a CMV not periodically inspected3313406.35%
8391.51AFailing to maintain driver qual. file on each driver1901993.72%
9382.305B2Failing to do random drug tests at applicable annual rate1781783.32%
10391.51B7No medical certificate in qual. file1241262.35%
11396.11AFailing to require driver to prepare vehicle inspection report1141172.18%
12382.303AFailing to conduct post accident testing on driver for alcohol.98981.83%
13395.11CFailing to retain supporting documents.82861.61%
14382.303BFailing to do post accident drug testing.84841.57%
16382.305B1Failing to do random alcohol test at applicable annual rate74741.38%
17391.11AUsing an unqualified driver (positive or refused drug test)69711.33%
18395.8A2IIDriver failed to submit their record of duty status within 13 days.61661.23%
20395.3A2Requiring or permitting driver to drive after 15 hours on duty53551.03%
 Total number of Critical violations in FY 2021: 5,355
Note: As of November 2021, FMCSA has updated the methodology for identifying acute and critical violations found during reviews/investigations. This change affects all years displayed.
Data Source: FMCSA's Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS) data snapshot as of 9/24/2021, including current year-to-date information for FY 2021. The data presented above are accurate as of this date, but are subject to updates as new or additional information may be reported to MCMIS following the snapshot date.
For more information see the Report Description.
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