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DEPENDABLE HIGHWAY EXPRESS INC

  • 9853
  • 2555 E OLYMPIC BLVD
    LOS ANGELES, CA 90023
  • 487
  • 658
  • 1,727

Safety Rating & OOS Rates

(As of 08/07/2022 updated daily from SAFER )

SATISFACTORY
( 02/14/1989)

Out of Service Rates

Type OOS % National Avg %
Vehicle 6.4 21.4
Driver 1.0 6.0
Hazmat 4.7 4.5

Licensing and Insurance

(As of 08/07/2022 updated hourly from L&I )

Active For-Hire Authority
Type Yes/No MC#/MX#
Property Yes MC-139496
Passenger No
Household Goods No
Broker Yes MC-139496

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

Behavior Analysis & Safety Improvement Categories (BASICs) Based on a 24-month record ending June 24, 2022

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Vehicle Maintenance

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On-Road Performance

1.26 How is the measure calculated?

Safety Event Group: 501+ relevant vehicle inspections

Investigation Results

No Acute/Critical Violations Discovered

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Carrier Measure Over Time

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Measure 1.05 1.12 1.16 1.13 1.20 1.26
Measure 0 0 0 0 0 0

Violation Summary

Vehicle Maint. Violations: 411

Violations Description # Violations # OOS Violations Violation Severity Weight
396.3A1BL Brake system pressure loss 45 4 4
396.3(a)(1) Inspection, repair and maintenance of parts and accessories 44 3 2
393.9 Inoperable Required Lamp 31 4 2
396.3A1B Brakes (general) Explain: 31 1 4
393.75(a)(3) Tire-flat and/or audible air leak 27 27 8
393.45(b)(2) Brake hose or tubing chafing and/or kinking 20 7 4
393.47(e) Clamp or Roto type brake out-of-adjustment 18 0 4
393.9TS Inoperative turn signal 16 7 6
393.207(a) Axle positioning parts defective/missing 13 4 7
393.45 Brake tubing and hose adequacy 13 11 4
393.45B2UV Brake Hose or Tubing Chafing and/or Kinking Under Vehicle 12 6 4
393.9(a) Inoperative Brake Lamps 11 8 6
393.45(d) Brake connections with leaks or constrictions 10 1 4
392.2WC Wheel (Mud) Flaps missing or defective 9 0 1
393.11 No or defective lighting devices or reflective material as required 8 0 3
393.207(f) Air suspension pressure loss 7 7 7
393.53(b) CMV manufactured after 10/19/94 has an automatic airbrake adjustment system that fails to compensate for wear 6 0 4
393.55(e) No or Defective ABS Malfunction Indicator Lamp for trailer manufactured after 03/01/1998 6 0 4
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 6 6 0
393.45B2PC Brake Hose or Tubing Chafing and/or Kinking - Connection to Power Unit 5 1 4
393.75(c) Tire-other tread depth less than 2/32 of inch measured in a major tread groove 5 1 8
393.75(a)(2) Tire-tread and/or sidewall separation 4 1 8
393.95(a) No/discharged/unsecured fire extinguisher 4 0 2
396.5(b) Oil and/or grease leak 4 0 3
393.205(c) Wheel fasteners loose and/or missing 3 0 2
393.30 Improper battery installation 3 0 3
393.48(a) Inoperative/defective brakes 3 0 4
393.70(c) Defective coupling devices for full trailer 3 3 3
393.9H Inoperable head lamps 3 0 6
393.9T Inoperable tail lamp 3 1 6
396.5B-HWSLIW Hubs - Wheel seal leaking - inner wheel 3 1 2
393.11LR No Lower rear retroreflective sheeting or reflex reflective materials as required for vehicles manufactured after December 1993 2 0 3
393.11TT Truck-Tractor with No retroreflective sheeting or reflex reflective material on vehicle manufactured after July 1997 2 0 3
393.201(c) Frame rail flange improperly bent/cut/notched other than by vehicle manufacturer 2 0 2
393.205(a) Wheel/rim cracked or broken 2 2 2
393.207(b) Adjustable axle locking pins missing or not engaged 2 2 7
393.43 No/improper breakaway or emergency braking 2 0 4
393.45DLUV Brake Connections with Leaks Under Vehicle 2 0 4
393.60EWS Windshield - Obstructed 2 0 1
393.75(h) Tire underinflated 2 1 3
392.22(b) Failure to place or improper placement of warning devices on the road surface 1 0 2
393.11RT Retroreflective material not affixed as required for trailers manufactured after December 1993 1 0 3
393.13(a) Retroreflective tape not affixed as required for Trailers manufactured prior to December 1993 1 0 3
393.209(d) Steering system components worn, welded, or missing 1 0 6
393.48A-BMBC All Brakes - Missing or Broken Components including Pad Retaining Components and loose or missing caliper mounting bolt(s) 1 0 4
393.67(c)(7) Fuel tank fill pipe cap missing 1 1 1
393.70(b) Defective/improper fifth wheel assemblies 1 0 3
393.70B1I Defective latching fasteners - Fasteners on either side of the vehicle are missing or ineffective 1 1 3
393.75(a)(4) Tire-cut exposing ply and/or belt material 1 1 8
393.75(b) Tire-front tread depth less than 4/32 of inch on a major tread groove 1 0 8
393.83(a) Exhaust system location 1 0 1
393.95(f) No / insufficient warning devices 1 0 2
396.3A1DSYE Drive Shaft Yoke Ends Cracked / Loose / Broken / Missing 1 0 3
396.5B-HLIW Hubs - Oil and/or Grease Leaking from hub - inner wheel 1 1 2
396.5B-HLOW Hubs - oil and/or Grease Leaking from hub - outer wheel 1 1 2
396.5B-HWSLOW Hubs - Wheel seal leaking - outer wheel 1 0 2
396.9(d)(2) Failure to correct defects noted on previous inspection report 1 0 4

Inspection History

Vehicle Inspections: 1,626

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Report Vehicle Measure = Sum of the Total Weight (TotW) Sum of the Time Weight (TiW)
Inspection Date Number State Plate Number Plate State Type Severity Weight
(SW)
Time Weight
(TiW)
Total Weight
(TotW)
Sum of measure weights Sum of measure weights 1,878 2,832 3,586
TotW TiW
=
3,586 2,832
= 1.26
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*** The sum of all violation severity weights (violation weight + out-of-service) for this inspection has been capped at 30.

Investigation Results

Vehicle Maint. Acute/Critical Violations: 0

This carrier has no Vehicle Maintenance 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.

  • 9/2/1988 (Safety Review)
  • 1,727
    • 1,418
    • 309
  • : 31

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Enforcement Cases

(Six years as of 08/07/2022 updated monthly from FMCSA )

No penalties found

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