Swift Transportation Accident History

Swift TransportationIn the 24-month period prior to Oct. 18, 2012, Swift drivers were reported to have been involved in 1,500 crashes, 435 involving injuries, including 38 deaths.

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Company Snapshot

The information below reflects the content of the FMCSA management information systems as of 10/18/2012.

Entity Type: Carrier
Out of Service (Interstate Only): No Out of Service Date: None
Legal Name: SWIFT TRANSPORTATION CO OF ARIZONA LLC
DBA Name: SWIFT LEASING CO LLC
Physical Address: 2200 SOUTH 75TH AVENUE
PHOENIX, AZ   85043
Phone: (800) 800-2200
Mailing Address: PO BOX 29243
PHOENIX, AZ   85038
USDOT Number: 54283 State Carrier ID Number:
MC or MX Number: MC-136818 DUNS Number: 61-295-799
Power Units: 15,212 Drivers: 14,300
MCS-150 Form Date: 01/27/2012 MCS-150 Mileage (Year): 1,658,727,633 (2011)
Operation Classification:
Operation Classification
SAFER Layout
X Auth. For Hire
Exempt For Hire
Private(Property)
Priv. Pass. (Business)
SAFER Layout
Priv. Pass.(Non-business)
Migrant
U.S. Mail
Fed. Gov’t
SAFER Layout
State Gov’t
Local Gov’t
Indian Nation
Carrier Operation:
Carrier Operation
SAFER Layout
X Interstate
SAFER Layout
Intrastate Only (HM)
SAFER Layout
Intrastate Only (Non-HM)
Cargo Carried:
Cargo Carried
SAFER Layout
X General Freight
Household Goods
X Metal: sheets, coils, rolls
X Motor Vehicles
Drive/Tow away
X Logs, Poles, Beams, Lumber
X Building Materials
Mobile Homes
X Machinery, Large Objects
X Fresh Produce
SAFER Layout
X Liquids/Gases
X Intermodal Cont.
Passengers
Oilfield Equipment
Livestock
X Grain, Feed, Hay
Coal/Coke
X Meat
Garbage/Refuse
US Mail
SAFER Layout
X Chemicals
X Commodities Dry Bulk
X Refrigerated Food
X Beverages
X Paper Products
Utilities
Agricultural/Farm Supplies
Construction
Water Well

Inspection / Crash Rates

Inspection results for 24 months prior to: 10/18/2012

Total inspections: 33637

Inspections:

Inspection Type Vehicle Driver Hazmat
Inspections 17364 33361 728
Out of Service 2580 609 26
Out of Service % 14.9% 1.8% 3.6%
Nat’l Average %
(2007- 2008)
20.72% 5.51% 4.5%

Crashes reported to FMCSA by states for 24 months prior to:10/18/2012

Crashes:

Type Fatal Injury Tow Total
Crashes 38 435 1027 1500

Safety Rating

Safety Rating within 24 Months

The rating below is current as of: 10/18/2012

Review Information:

Rating date: 06/19/2006 Review Date: 03/04/2010
Rating: Satisfactory Type: Non-Rateable

Recent Crashes

State Reported Crashes within 30 Months, as of 2/1/2010:

Number of Vehicles Involved in State Reported Crashes 2,231
Number of Vehicles Involved in Crashes Resulting in Fatalities 57
Number of Vehicles Involved in Crashes Resulting in Injuries 738
Average Number of Power Units 18,677.0

Recent Inspections/Moving Violations

Driver Inspection Results/Moving Violations within 30 Months, as of 2/1/2010:

Number of Driver Inspections 58858 Number of Moving Violations 5397
Number of OOS Inspections 1793 Number of Drivers 21378

Vehicle Inspections

Vehicle Inspection Results within 30 Months, as of 2/1/2010:

Number of Vehicle Inspections 31560
Number of OOS Inspections 5018

Example of State Crash Report

State Reported Crashes – Detailed Crash Report
(As of January 22, 2010)
Crash Date & Time: 01/16/2010,   06:15
Report State: TN
Report #: TN0900076091
Carrier Information
Carrier Name SWIFT TRANSPORTATION COMPANY INC US DOT # 54283
Carrier Address 2200 SOUTH 75TH AVENUE
PHOENIX, AZ 85043
MC # 136818
State Census #
Crash Information
# of Fatalities 0 # of Injuries 1
Towaway Yes # of Vehicles in Crash 2
Location Reporting Data
Crash Date & Time 01/16/2010,   06:15 Report State TN
Location I-40 Reporting Agency TENNESSEE HIGHWAY PATROL
City Officer Badge # 869JW
County FAYETTE Report # TN0900076091
Crash State TN Federally Recordable Yes
State Reportable Yes
Crash Environment
Roadway Trafficway TWO-WAY TRAFFICWAY, DIVIDED, UNPROTECTED MEDIAN Weather Condition NO ADVERSE CONDITIONS
Road Access Control FULL CONTROL Light Condition DARK – NOT LIGHTED
Road Surface Condition DRY
Driver Information
Age 60 Citation Issued Unknown
License State IN Valid License Yes
Vehicle Information
Identification Hazardous Materials
Veh. Identification # 4V4NC9TG67N436461 HM Placards Data not Available
Vehicle Plate # 2JS141 Release of Cargo Data not Available
Vehicle License State OK
Vehicle Type
Vehicle Configuration TRACTOR/SEMI-TRAILER
Cargo Body Type VAN/ENCLOSED BOX
Gross Vehicle Weight
Gross Vehicle Weight Range MORE THAN 26,000 POUNDS