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MELS ROAD SOLUTIONS INC

  • 3869230
  • 2643 W EMAUS AVE
    ALLENTOWN, PA 18103
  • 5
  • 3
  • 5

Safety Rating & OOS Rates

(As of 02/24/2024 updated daily from SAFER )

Not Rated

Out of Service Rates

Type OOS % National Avg %
Vehicle 66.7 21.4
Driver 0.0 6.0
Hazmat 4.5

Licensing and Insurance

(As of 02/24/2024 updated hourly from L&I )

Active For-Hire Authority
Type Yes/No MC#/MX#
Property Yes MC-1416030
Passenger No
Household Goods No
Broker No

BASIC Status (Public Property Carrier View) FAST Act of 2015

Behavior Analysis & Safety Improvement Categories (BASICs) Based on a 24-month record ending January 26, 2024

On-Road Performance
0 Not Public 0 21 0 Not Public 1
On-Road Performance Detail
0
No Safety Event Grouping
5
Straight Carrier
Not Public
5
0
3-10 relevant driver inspections
3
3
No Safety Event Grouping
5
0
No Safety Event Grouping
Not Public
5
2
5-10 relevant driver inspections
Investigation Results
No Acute/Critical Violations Discovered N/A No Acute/Critical Violations Discovered No Acute/Critical Violations Discovered No Acute/Critical Violations Discovered Not Public No Acute/Critical Violations Discovered

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Violation Summary

Violations: 19

Violations Description # Violations # OOS Violations Violation Severity Weight BASIC
391.11(b)(2) Driver cannot read or speak the English language sufficiently to respond to official inquiries. 1 0 4 Driver Fitness
391.41A-F Operating a property-carrying vehicle without possessing a valid medical certificate. 1 0 1 Driver Fitness
392.33 Operating CMV with lamps/reflectors obscured 1 0 6 Vehicle Maint.
393.11 No or defective lighting devices or reflective material as required 2 0 3 Vehicle Maint.
393.128 No/improper securement of vehicles 1 0 1 Vehicle Maint.
393.128(b)(2) Tiedown(s) not affixed to mounting points. 1 1 7 Vehicle Maint.
393.128(b)(3) Tiedown(s) not over/around wheels. 1 1 7 Vehicle Maint.
393.209D-STBSP Steering - Ball and socket joint has movement greater than 1/8 inch measured with hand pressure. 1 1 6 Vehicle Maint.
393.47A-BCLMBD Drum Brake - Cracked/loose/missing lining/pad. 1 0 4 Vehicle Maint.
393.60(d) Glazing permits < 70% of light 1 0 1 Vehicle Maint.
393.95(a) No/discharged/unsecured fire extinguisher 2 0 2 Vehicle Maint.
393.9A-LFTSI Lighting - Front - Turn signal - inoperative. 1 0 6 Vehicle Maint.
393.9A-LSML Lighting - Side marker lamp(s) inoperative. 1 0 6 Vehicle Maint.
396.17C-PI Operating a CMV without documentation of a periodic inspection. 1 0 4 Vehicle Maint.
396.3A1-ALBV Air Brake - Any leak from a brake valve. 1 0 4 Vehicle Maint.
396.3A1-BALAC Brake - Audible air leak from a brake chamber 1 0 4 Vehicle Maint.
396.3(a)1BOS BRAKES OUT OF SERVICE: The number of defective brakes is equal to or greater than 20 percent of the service brakes on the vehicle or combination 1 1 0 Vehicle Maint.

Inspection History

Total Inspections: 5

Report Vehicle Measure
Inspection Date Number State Plate Number Plate State Type Severity Weight
(SW)
Time Weight
(TiW)
1/18/2024 NY8L40000009 NY ZWE9602 PA STRAIGHT TRUCK   3
393.209D-STBSP STEERING - BALL AND SOCKET JOINT HAS MOVEMENT GREATER THAN 1/8 INCH MEASURED WITH HAND PRESSURE. (OOS) 6 + 2 (OOS)  
393.9A-LSML LIGHTING - SIDE MARKER LAMP(S) INOPERATIVE. 6  
396.3A1-BALAC BRAKE - AUDIBLE AIR LEAK FROM A BRAKE CHAMBER 4  
396.3A1-ALBV AIR BRAKE - ANY LEAK FROM A BRAKE VALVE. 4  
396.17C-PI OPERATING A CMV WITHOUT DOCUMENTATION OF A PERIODIC INSPECTION. 4  
393.9A-LFTSI LIGHTING - FRONT - TURN SIGNAL - INOPERATIVE. 6  
393.47A-BCLMBD DRUM BRAKE - CRACKED/LOOSE/MISSING LINING/PAD. 4  
396.3(a)1BOS BRAKE - DEFECTIVE BRAKE(S) ARE EQUAL TO OR GREATER THAN 20% OF THE SERVICE BRAKES ON THE VEHICLE/COMBINATION. (OOS) 0 + 2 (OOS)  
12/15/2023 PAXL00061010 PA SY03357 PA STRAIGHT TRUCK   3
11/15/2023 NY8L31000140 NY ZVH7048 PA STRAIGHT TRUCK   3
391.11(b)(2) Driver cannot read or speak the English language sufficiently to respond to official inquiries. 4  
10/24/2023 NYSPWF081332 NY ZVH7048 PA STRAIGHT TRUCK   3
393.60(d) Glazing permits < 70% of light 1  
393.11 No or defective lighting devices or reflective material as required 3  
393.95(a) No/discharged/unsecured fire extinguisher 2  
6/7/2023 PAXL00051319 PA ZVR0371 PA STRAIGHT TRUCK   2
393.128(b)(3) Tiedown(s) not over/around wheels. (OOS) 7 + 2 (OOS)  
393.128(b)(2) Tiedown(s) not affixed to mounting points. (OOS) 7 + 2 (OOS)  
393.128 No/improper securement of vehicles 1  
393.11 No or defective lighting devices or reflective material as required 3  
392.33 Operating CMV with lamps/reflectors obscured 6  
391.41A-F Operating a property-carrying vehicle without possessing a valid medical certificate. 1  
393.95(a) No/discharged/unsecured fire extinguisher 2  

Reviewed-Not Preventable Crash Activity (vehicles involved in crashes)

Total Number of Crashes: 0

This carrier has no crashes to display.

Crashes Included in SMS (vehicles involved in crashes)

Total Number of Crashes: 1

Report Vehicle Crash Measure = Sum of the Total Weight (TotW)
Date Number State Plate Number Plate State Fatal Inj. Tow. HM Severity Weight
(SW)
Time Weight
(TiW)
Total Weight
(TotW)
9/18/2023 PA308717600X PA ZVZ6354 PA 0 0 Yes No 1 3 3

Investigation Results

Acute/Critical Violations: 0

This carrier has no Acute/Critical violations to display.

Summary of Activities

The summary includes information on the 5 most recent investigations and 24 months of inspections and crash history.

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*Crashes listed represent a motor carrier’s involvement in reportable crashes, regardless of the carrier’s or driver’s role in the crash. Continue for details.

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Enforcement Cases

(Six years as of 02/24/2024 updated monthly from FMCSA )

No penalties found

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