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DEPENDABLE HIGHWAY EXPRESS INC

  • 9853
  • 2555 E OLYMPIC BLVD
    LOS ANGELES, CA 90023
  • 487
  • 581
  • 1,891

Safety Rating & OOS Rates

(As of 07/13/2024 updated daily from SAFER )

SATISFACTORY
( 02/14/1989)

Out of Service Rates

Type OOS % National Avg %
Vehicle 3.9 21.4
Driver 1.4 6.0
Hazmat 0.0 4.5

Licensing and Insurance

(As of 07/13/2024 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

Vehicle Maintenance

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On-Road Performance

0.71 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 0.86 0.83 0.85 0.82 0.75 0.71
Measure 0 0 0 0 0 0

Violation Summary

Vehicle Maint. Violations: 276

Violations Description # Violations # OOS Violations Violation Severity Weight
393.9 Inoperable Required Lamp 24 1 2
396.3(a)(1) Inspection, repair and maintenance of parts and accessories 22 2 2
393.75(a)(3) Tire-flat and/or audible air leak 20 19 8
396.3A1B Brakes (general) Explain: 18 1 4
393.45(b)(2) Brake hose or tubing chafing and/or kinking 14 4 4
393.47(e) Clamp or Roto type brake out-of-adjustment 13 0 4
396.3A1BL Brake system pressure loss 13 1 4
393.53(b) CMV manufactured after 10/19/94 has an automatic airbrake adjustment system that fails to compensate for wear 9 0 4
393.55(e) No or Defective ABS Malfunction Indicator Lamp for trailer manufactured after 03/01/1998 9 0 4
393.75(c) Tire-other tread depth less than 2/32 of inch measured in a major tread groove 9 0 8
393.95(a) No/discharged/unsecured fire extinguisher 9 0 2
393.45 Brake tubing and hose adequacy 8 8 4
393.9(a) Inoperative Brake Lamps 8 6 6
393.9TS Inoperative turn signal 8 5 6
393.45B2UV Brake Hose or Tubing Chafing and/or Kinking Under Vehicle 7 1 4
393.9H Inoperable head lamps 6 0 6
393.207(a) Axle positioning parts defective/missing 5 1 7
393.45(d) Brake connections with leaks or constrictions 4 0 4
393.75(a)(4) Tire-cut exposing ply and/or belt material 4 1 8
393.9T Inoperable tail lamp 4 1 6
392.2WC Wheel (Mud) Flaps missing or defective 3 0 1
393.45B2PC Brake Hose or Tubing Chafing and/or Kinking - Connection to Power Unit 3 0 4
393.95(f) No / insufficient warning devices 3 0 2
393.11TL Truck-Tractor lower rear mud flaps retroreflective sheeting / reflex reflective material requirements for vehicles manufactured after July 1997 2 0 3
393.126 Failure to ensure intermodal container securement 2 2 1
393.23PT All required lamps on towed vehicle inoperative due to no electrical connection 2 2 2
393.43 No/improper breakaway or emergency braking 2 0 4
393.50(d) No/Defective air reservoir drain valve 2 0 4
393.75(a)(1) Tire-ply or belt material exposed 2 0 8
393.75(b) Tire-front tread depth less than 4/32 of inch on a major tread groove 2 0 8
396.17(c) Operating a CMV without proof of a periodic inspection 2 0 4
396.3A1-LLEAK A liquid fuel system with a dripping leak at any point. 2 2 3
396.5(b) Oil and/or grease leak 2 0 3
396.7 Unsafe operations forbidden 2 2 3
393.11 No or defective lighting devices or reflective material as required 1 0 3
393.11B-CSRIGRR Conspicuity Systems - Trailers, rear impact guard retro reflective sheeting inadequate on vehicle manufactured on or after December 1, 1993. 1 0 3
393.11TT Truck-Tractor with No retroreflective sheeting or reflex reflective material on vehicle manufactured after July 1997 1 0 3
393.205(c) Wheel fasteners loose and/or missing 1 0 2
393.207(f) Air suspension pressure loss 1 0 7
393.45B2-B-AIR Air Brake - Hose/tubing damaged or not secured. 1 1 4
393.45DCPC Brake Connections with Constrictions - Connection to Power Unit 1 0 4
393.45DLUV Brake Connections with Leaks Under Vehicle 1 0 4
393.47(a) Inadequate brakes for safe stopping - Brake Lining condition 1 1 4
393.47(b) Mis-matched brake chambers on same axle 1 1 4
393.48(a) Inoperative/defective brakes 1 1 4
393.55E-B Air Brake - ABS malfunction lamp defective on trailers manufactured on or after March 1, 1998. 1 0 4
393.60(d) Glazing permits < 70% of light 1 0 1
393.70(c) Defective coupling devices for full trailer 1 1 3
393.75(a) Flat tire or fabric exposed 1 1 8
393.75A3-TAOL Tires - All others, leaking or inflation less than 50% of the maximum inflation pressure. 1 1 8
393.75C-OOS Tire-other tread depth less than 1/32 of inch measured in 2 adjacent major tread grooves 3 separate locations 8 inches apart 1 1 8
393.78 Windshield wipers inoperative/defective 1 1 1
393.95(b) No spare fuses as required 1 0 2
393.9A-LSLI Lighting - Stop lamps - Any inoperative. 1 0 6
393.9A-LSML Lighting - Side marker lamp(s) inoperative. 1 0 2
393.9A-LTSIR Lighting - Turn signal - Any inoperative on a unit that is not the rearmost unit 1 0 6
393.9B-LRLIWR Lighting - Tail lamp - Both lamps on rearmost vehicle inoperative when required to be on. 1 1 6
396.3(a)(1) Brake - Leak from air chamber 1 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 1 1 0
396.3A1DSUJ Universal Joint with Loose, Broken, or Missing Component, or Bearing Strap 1 0 3
396.3A1T Tires (general) 1 1 8
396.5(a) Failing to ensure that vehicle is properly lubricated 1 0 3
396.5B-HLOW Hubs - oil and/or Grease Leaking from hub - outer wheel 1 1 2
396.5B-HWSLIW Hubs - Wheel seal leaking - inner wheel 1 0 2
396.9(d)(2) Failure to correct defects noted on previous inspection report 1 0 4

Inspection History

Vehicle Inspections: 1,781

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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 1,314 3,100 2,210
TotW TiW
=
2,210 3,100
= 0.71
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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

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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)
  • 1,891
    • 1,647
    • 244
  • : 19

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Enforcement Cases

(Six years as of 07/13/2024 updated monthly from FMCSA )

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