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DEPENDABLE HIGHWAY EXPRESS INC

  • 9853
  • 2555 E OLYMPIC BLVD
    LOS ANGELES, CA 90023
  • 487
  • 658
  • 1,648

Safety Rating & OOS Rates

(As of 01/21/2022 updated daily from SAFER )

SATISFACTORY
( 02/14/1989)

Out of Service Rates

Type OOS % National Avg %
Vehicle 6.2 21.1
Driver 1.0 5.7
Hazmat 1.3 4.5

Licensing and Insurance

(As of 01/21/2022 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 December 31, 2021

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Vehicle Maintenance

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On-Road Performance

1.04 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 1.02 1.01 0.99 1.04 0.99 1.04
Measure 0 0 0 0 0 0

Violation Summary

Vehicle Maint. Violations: 362

Violations Description # Violations # OOS Violations Violation Severity Weight
396.3A1BL Brake system pressure loss 48 7 4
396.3(a)(1) Inspection, repair and maintenance of parts and accessories 39 3 2
393.9 Inoperable Required Lamp 24 4 2
393.75(a)(3) Tire-flat and/or audible air leak 23 23 8
393.45(b)(2) Brake hose or tubing chafing and/or kinking 19 9 4
396.3A1B Brakes (general) Explain: 19 1 4
393.207(a) Axle positioning parts defective/missing 14 5 7
393.45 Brake tubing and hose adequacy 13 10 4
393.47(e) Clamp or Roto type brake out-of-adjustment 13 0 4
393.11 No or defective lighting devices or reflective material as required 12 2 3
393.9TS Inoperative turn signal 12 6 6
392.2WC Wheel (Mud) Flaps missing or defective 10 0 1
393.45B2UV Brake Hose or Tubing Chafing and/or Kinking Under Vehicle 9 8 4
393.45(d) Brake connections with leaks or constrictions 8 1 4
393.55(e) No or Defective ABS Malfunction Indicator Lamp for trailer manufactured after 03/01/1998 7 0 4
393.9(a) Inoperative Brake Lamps 7 4 6
393.95(a) No/discharged/unsecured fire extinguisher 6 0 2
393.207(f) Air suspension pressure loss 5 5 7
393.75(c) Tire-other tread depth less than 2/32 of inch measured in a major tread groove 5 0 8
396.5B-HWSLIW Hubs - Wheel seal leaking - inner wheel 5 1 2
393.205(c) Wheel fasteners loose and/or missing 4 0 2
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 4 4 0
393.11TT Truck-Tractor with No retroreflective sheeting or reflex reflective material on vehicle manufactured after July 1997 3 0 3
393.45B2PC Brake Hose or Tubing Chafing and/or Kinking - Connection to Power Unit 3 1 4
393.53(b) CMV manufactured after 10/19/94 has an automatic airbrake adjustment system that fails to compensate for wear 3 0 4
393.75(a)(2) Tire-tread and/or sidewall separation 3 1 8
393.95(f) No / insufficient warning devices 3 0 2
393.11LR No Lower rear retroreflective sheeting or reflex reflective materials as required for vehicles manufactured after December 1993 2 0 3
393.201(c) Frame rail flange improperly bent/cut/notched other than by vehicle manufacturer 2 0 2
393.209(d) Steering system components worn, welded, or missing 2 1 6
393.30 Improper battery installation 2 0 3
393.45UV Brake Tubing and Hose Adequacy Under Vehicle 2 0 4
393.48(a) Inoperative/defective brakes 2 0 4
393.70(c) Defective coupling devices for full trailer 2 2 3
393.75(h) Tire underinflated 2 1 3
393.9H Inoperable head lamps 2 0 6
393.9T Inoperable tail lamp 2 1 6
396.5(b) Oil and/or grease leak 2 0 3
396.5B-HLIW Hubs - Oil and/or Grease Leaking from hub - inner wheel 2 1 2
392.22(b) Failure to place or improper placement of warning devices on the road surface 1 0 2
393.13(a) Retroreflective tape not affixed as required for Trailers manufactured prior to December 1993 1 0 3
393.205(a) Wheel/rim cracked or broken 1 1 2
393.207(b) Adjustable axle locking pins missing or not engaged 1 1 7
393.25(e) Lamp not steady burning 1 0 6
393.45DLPC Brake Connections with Leaks - Connection to Power Unit 1 0 4
393.45DLUV Brake Connections with Leaks Under Vehicle 1 0 4
393.60EWS Windshield - Obstructed 1 0 1
393.67(c)(7) Fuel tank fill pipe cap missing 1 1 1
393.70(b) Defective/improper fifth wheel assemblies 1 0 3
393.75(a)(1) Tire-ply or belt material exposed 1 1 8
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
396.3A1DSYE Drive Shaft Yoke Ends Cracked / Loose / Broken / Missing 1 0 3
396.5B-HLOW Hubs - oil and/or Grease Leaking from hub - outer wheel 1 0 2
396.5B-HWSLOW Hubs - Wheel seal leaking - outer wheel 1 0 2

Inspection History

Vehicle Inspections: 1,548

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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 1,647 2,758 2,894
TotW TiW
=
2,894 2,758
= 1.04
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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)
  • 1,648
    • 1,361
    • 287
  • : 28

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Enforcement Cases

(Six years as of 01/21/2022 updated monthly from FMCSA )

No penalties found

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