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Active Carriers and Safety Measurement System (SMS) Summary
AlabamaNational
NumberPercentNumberPercent
Interstate and Intrastate HazMat Carriers13,859N/A798,728N/A
Passenger Carriers3482.51%15,8221.98%
HazMat Carriers1671.2%10,4581.3%
General Carriers13,34496.28%772,44896.7%
Carriers with a BASIC(s) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status9206.63%53,3886.68%
Passenger Carriers with a BASIC(s) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status121.3%1,0471.96%
HazMat Carriers with a BASIC(s) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status374.02%2,2104.13%
General Carriers with a BASIC(s) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status87194.67%50,13193.89%
Total Power Units73,736N/A5,004,268N/A
Power Units of Carriers with a BASIC(S) in Exceeds Intervention Threshold Status22,31030.25%1,299,27125.96%
Data Source: SMS results as of 03/28/2014. Updated Monthly.  For more information, please visit Safety Measurement System
 Exceeds Intervention Threshold
State Safety Data Quality (SSDQ)
SSDQ (as of March 28, 2014)Rating
Overall State Rating
Crash Record Completeness
Non-Fatal Crash 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 2009CY 2010CY 2011CY 2012CY 2013*
AL% of NatAL% of NatAL% of NatAL% of NatAL% of Nat
Number of vehicles involved in fatal & non-fatal crashes2,1501.7%2,4621.8%2,7262%2,9162.1%3,0052.3%
# in fatal crashes932.5%1192.9%1062.6%1142.7%1072.8%
# in non-fatal crashes2,0571.7%2,3431.8%2,6202%2,8022.1%2,8982.3%
Number of fatal & non-fatal Crashes2,0291.7%2,3671.8%2,5782%2,7552.1%2,8502.3%
# of fatal crashes822.4%1153%962.5%1022.6%1013%
# of non-fatal crashes1,9471.7%2,2521.8%2,4822%2,6532.1%2,7492.3%
Number of Fatalities as a result of a crash912.4%1293%1082.5%1092.5%1102.9%
Number of Injuries as a result of a crash1,0381.4%1,4471.8%1,6102%1,5812%1,5672.1%
Data Source: MCMIS data snapshot as of 03/28/2014, including crash records through 11/30/2013. 
State Safety Programs Summary Data
Reviews
FY 2012FY 2013FY 2014
ALNational% of NatALNational% of NatALNational% of Nat
Total Reviews35620,2231.76%28618,5371.54%857,3001.16%
Motor Carrier Safety Compliance Reviews000%000%000%
Cargo Tank Facility Reviews3923.26%3803.75%2385.26%
Shipper Reviews253157.94%162845.63%4824.88%
Non-Rated Reviews (excludes SCR & CSA2010)171,7230.99%352,5761.36%09050.00%
CSA Offsite05740.00%04110.00%0960.00%
CSA Onsite Focused / Focused CR14610,4731.39%1029,3861.09%463,4121.35%
CSA Onsite Comprehensive*1657,0462.34%1305,8022.24%332,7681.19%
Total Security Contact Reviews187212.50%337704.29%52561.95%
Roadside Inspections
FY 2012FY 2013FY 2014
ALNational% of NatALNational% of NatALNational% of Nat
Number of Inspections46,5613,582,5991.30%38,8873,491,6141.11%15,0611,573,4240.96%
Driver Inspections*46,2813,464,8331.34%38,6333,381,9941.14%14,9001,529,8270.97%
Driver Inspections with OOS Violation3,140170,0781.85%2,541164,5701.54%1,03174,0061.39%
Driver OOS Rate6.78%4.91%N/A6.58%4.87%N/A6.92%4.84%N/A
Vehicle Inspections*29,2112,443,0871.20%24,4682,392,4531.02%8,5241,054,4850.81%
Vehicle Inspections with OOS Violation5,296493,0101.07%4,626478,2050.97%1,695206,4990.82%
Vehicle OOS Rate18.13%20.18%N/A18.91%19.99%N/A19.89%19.58%N/A
Hazmat Inspections*1,214204,4100.59%2,035201,9361.01%84288,9410.95%
Hazmat Inspections with OOS Violation287,6700.37%1097,8721.38%443,1691.39%
Hazmat OOS Rate2.31%3.75%N/A5.36%3.90%N/A5.23%3.56%N/A
Traffic Enforcement (TE)
FY 2012FY 2013FY 2014
ALNational% of NatALNational% of NatALNational% of Nat
Number of Traffic Enf. Inspections5,534510,0871.08%3,724388,1090.96%1,328163,4750.81%
With Moving Violations3,454197,5891.75%2,830202,9411.39%1,03187,5761.18%
With Drug & Alcohol Violations191,1721.62%69640.62%23470.58%
With Railroad Crossing Violations03590.00%23290.61%71474.76%
With Miscellaneous Violations2,299327,9640.70%1,001195,1220.51%32379,7800.40%
Number of Traffic Enf. Violations6,089607,3161.00%3,987437,4270.91%1,397184,2980.76%
Moving Violations3,593203,7761.76%2,939209,9161.40%1,06190,8581.17%
Drug & Alcohol Violations191,3931.36%61,2050.50%24210.48%
Railroad Crossing Violations03600.00%23320.60%71484.73%
Miscellaneous Violations2,477401,7870.62%1,040225,9740.46%32792,8710.35%
* 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 Safety Programs.
Data Source: FMCSA Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS) data snapshot as of 03/28/2014, including current year-to-date information for 2014. 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 inspections level I, II, III, and VI.
Vehicle Inspections were computed based on inspections level I, II, V, and VI.
Hazmat Inspections were computed based on inspections level 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:  Theresa Williams Jones
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