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SMS - Safety Measurement System SMS - Safety Measurement System

MELS ROAD SOLUTIONS INC

  • 3869230
  • 2643 W EMAUS AVE
    ALLENTOWN, PA 18103
  • 5
  • 3
  • 8

Safety Rating & OOS Rates

(As of 07/17/2024 updated daily from SAFER )

Not Rated

Out of Service Rates

Type OOS % National Avg %
Vehicle 50.0 21.4
Driver 0.0 6.0
Hazmat 4.5

Licensing and Insurance

(As of 07/17/2024 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 June 28, 2024

On-Road Performance
0 Not Public 0 18.33 0 Not Public 0.63
On-Road Performance Detail
0
No Safety Event Grouping
5
Straight Carrier
Not Public
8
0
3-10 relevant driver inspections
4
4
No Safety Event Grouping
8
0
No Safety Event Grouping
Not Public
8
3
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: 24

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
391.41(a)(1) Operating a property-carrying vehicle without possessing a valid medical certificate - no previous history. 1 0 1 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.
393.83(g) Exhaust leak under driver and/or sleeper compartment 1 0 1 Vehicle Maint.
393.9 Inoperable Required Lamp 1 0 2 Vehicle Maint.
393.95(a) No/discharged/unsecured fire extinguisher 3 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 2 Vehicle Maint.
393.9H Inoperable head lamps 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: 8

Report Vehicle Measure
Inspection Date Number State Plate Number Plate State Type Severity Weight
(SW)
Time Weight
(TiW)
5/26/2024 PAT708414722 PA ZXG6591 PA STRAIGHT TRUCK   3
393.9 Inoperable Required Lamp 2  
391.41(a)(1) Operating a property-carrying vehicle without possessing a valid medical certificate - no previous history. 1  
393.95(a) No/discharged/unsecured fire extinguisher 2  
393.83(g) Exhaust - Discharging at a point forward or directly below the driver or sleeper compartment. 1  
393.9H Inoperable head lamps 6  
2/12/2024 NYSPWF041345 NY SY03358 PA STRAIGHT TRUCK   3
1/30/2024 NYSPWF090914 NY ZVR0371 PA STRAIGHT TRUCK   3
1/18/2024 NY8L40000009 NY ZWE9602 PA STRAIGHT TRUCK   3
393.9A-LFTSI Lighting - Front - Turn signal - inoperative. 6  
393.9A-LSML Lighting - Side marker lamp(s) inoperative. 2  
396.17C-PI Operating a CMV without documentation of a periodic inspection. 4  
396.3A1-BALAC Brake - Audible air leak from a brake chamber 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)  
393.209D-STBSP Steering - Ball and socket joint has movement greater than 1/8 inch measured with hand pressure. (OOS) 6 + 2 (OOS)  
393.47A-BCLMBD Drum Brake - Cracked/loose/missing lining/pad. 4  
396.3A1-ALBV Air Brake - Any leak from a brake valve. 4  
12/15/2023 PAXL00061010 PA SY03357 PA STRAIGHT TRUCK   2
11/15/2023 NY8L31000140 NY ZVH7048 PA STRAIGHT TRUCK   2
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   2
393.60(d) Windshield / Windows - Tinting permits less than 70% of light transmittance. 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   1
393.128 No/improper securement of vehicles 1  
391.41A-F Operating a property-carrying vehicle without possessing a valid medical certificate. 1  
393.95(a) No/discharged/unsecured fire extinguisher 2  
393.11 No or defective lighting devices or reflective material as required 3  
392.33 Operating CMV with lamps/reflectors obscured 6  
393.128(b)(2) Tiedown(s) not affixed to mounting points. (OOS) 7 + 2 (OOS)  
393.128(b)(3) Tiedown(s) not over/around wheels. (OOS) 7 + 2 (OOS)  

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 2 2

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 07/17/2024 updated monthly from FMCSA )

No penalties found

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