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Roadside Inspections

This module provides summarized data for five fiscal or calendar years including current year to date information on all roadside inspections conducted on motor carriers that transport property or passengers in interstate or intrastate commerce.

A roadside inspection is an examination of individual commercial motor vehicles and drivers by a Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program (MCSAP) inspector to determine if they are in compliance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) and/or Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMRs.) Serious violations result in the issuance of driver or vehicle OOS orders. These violations must be corrected before the affected driver or vehicle can return to service.

Summary of Roadside Inspections

Click on any state to view the activity at the state level or the small map of the nation at the upper right for national figures.

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Roadside Inspection Activity (National)FY 2013
Number of Inspections132,4253,359,1893,491,614
I. Full92,494988,1631,080,657
II. Walk-Around16,1841,193,8731,210,057
III. Driver Only19,7461,069,7711,089,517
IV. Special Study1309,5149,644
V. Terminal3,87196,10599,976
VI. Radioactive Materials01,7631,763
Driver OOS Rate1.45%5.00%4.87%
Vehicle OOS Rate16.33%20.17%19.99%
Hazmat OOS Rate1.25%3.96%3.90%

A variety of reports on roadside inspection activity are available by using the links on the navigation panel to the left.

Data Source: FMCSA Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS) data snapshot as of 3/28/2014. 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.

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