Reporting Thresholds for Property Damage by U.S. Department of Transportation Modal Administrations
|Modal administration||Reporting threshold||1|
|Federal Aviation Administration||More than $25,000 damage to property other than the aircraft.||2|
|Federal Highway Administration||None; each state defines its own threshold and FHWA collects state reports.||3|
|Federal Railroad Administration||More than $9,500 in damages to railroad on-track equipment, signals, track, track structures, and roadbed for accidents other than at grade-crossings. No threshold for grade-crossing accidents.||4|
|National Highway Traffic Safety Administration||None; property-damage-only crashes are recorded through the General Estimates System, a nationally representative sample of police-reported crashes of all severities.||5|
Embedded Dataset Excel:
Federal Aviation Administration: 49 CFR 830.5 (as of Apr. 12, 2019).
Federal Highway Administration: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, personal communication, Dec 2007.
Federal Railroad Administration: 49 CFR 225.19 (as of Apr. 12, 2019).
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety Facts 2006, DOT HS 810 818 (Washington, DC: 2006), available at: http://www-nrd.nhtsa.dot.gov/Pubs/810818.pdf, as of Apr. 12, 2019.
Federal Transit Administration: U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Transit Administration, National Transit Database, 2019 Safety and Security Reporting Manual (Washington, DC: 2019), available at: https://www.transit.dot.gov/ntd/2019-ntd-safety-and-security-policy-manual as of Apr. 12, 2019.
Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration:
Gas pipeline: 49 CFR 191.3 (as of Apr. 12, 2019).
Hazardous liquid pipelines: 49 CFR 195.50 (as of Apr. 12, 2019).
U.S. Coast Guard:
Commercial shipping: 46 CFR 4.05-1 (as of Apr. 12, 2019).
Recreational boating: 33 CFR 173.55 (as of Apr. 12, 2019).