DOT Truck Inspections


Source U.S. Department of Transportation
File Size 2.7 GB (2008, all tables)
Dates Covered Current as of 2008 (contact NICAR for records from 2003-2007)
Cost Snapshot

  • Nonmembers $300
  • Members $100
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This purchase is for 2008 inspection records only. The Truck Inspections database contains data from state and federal truck inspections involving motor carriers as well as shippers and transporters of hazardous materials operating in the United States. Federal and state field enforcement staff perform interstate and intrastate inspections. Severe violations of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations may result in a vehicle and/or driver being placed “out-of-service.” The data collected from inspection activity is collected and stored in the FMCSA Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS) Inspection data files.

Record layouts and samples of this database

Record Layout (inspect.xls) 118.5 KB
Sample Data (truck_insp_sample.xls) 132.0 KB
Main documentation (Readme.txt) 10.6 KB

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