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Baja Express Transportes PASA

UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

USDOT logo   Legal: BAJA EXPRESS TRANSPORTES SA DE CV
Operating (DBA):
MC/MX #: RFC #: BET080926D31 Federal Tax ID: Application Tracking #: 10993
Review Type: Safety Audit - Pre-Authority (OP1)
Scope: Entire Operation Location of Review/Audit: Company facility in another country Territory:
Operation Types Interstate Intrastate
Carrier: Non-HM N/A
Shipper: N/A N/A
Cargo Tank: N/A
Business: Corporation
Gross Revenue: $0.00         for year ending: 11/8/2011
Company Physical Address:
C ALFONSO VIDAL Y PLANAS 422 B-1
TIJUANA, BN 22500 MEXICO
Contact Name: Carlos Tirado Valdez
Phone numbers: (1) 664- 255-5704 (2) Fax
E-Mail Address: BAJA.EXPRESS@HOTMAIL.COM
Company Mailing Address:
9765 MARCONI DR STE 105
SAN DIEGO, CA 92154
Process Agent Address:
9765 Marconi Drive Ste 105
San Diego, CA 92154
Contact Name: Isabel Rojo
Phone numbers: (1) 619-710-0451 (2) Fax
E-Mail Address: isabel@serviciosgaritaotay.com
Carrier Classification
Authorized for Hire
Cargo Classification
General Freight
Does carrier transport placardable quantities of HM? No
Is an HM Permit required? N/A
Driver Information
  Inter Intra
< 100 Miles:    
>= 100 Miles: 1  
 
Average trip leased drivers/month:   0
Total Drivers:   1
CDL Drivers:   1
Equipment
  Owned Term Leased Trip Leased
Truck 1 0 0
Power units used in the U.S.: 1
Percentage of time used in the U.S.: 0

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BAJA EXPRESS TRANSPORTES SA DE CV
Application Tracking #:10993 RFC #: BET080926D31
Review Date:
11/08/2011
Part A
Questions about this report or the Federal Motor Carrier Safety or Hazardous Materials regulations may be addressed to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration at:
 
  1. 2297 Niels Bohr Court, Suite 204
  2. San Diego (Otay Mesa), CA 92154
  3. Phone: (619) 710-8400   Fax: (619) 710-2804
This SAFETY AUDIT will be used to assess your safety compliance.
Person(s) Interviewed
Name: Carlos Tirado Valdez   Title: Owner
Name:   Title:

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BAJA EXPRESS TRANSPORTES SA DE CV
Application Tracking #:10993 RFC #: BET080926D31
Review Date:
11/08/2011
Part B - Questions and Answers
Question General # 1 - Section # 387.7(a) Acute
Does the carrier have the required minimum level of financial responsibility in effect?
Answer
Yes
Comments
Question General # 2 - Section # 387.7(d) Critical
Does the carrier have required proof of financial responsibility?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question General # 3 - Section # 390.15(b)(1)
Can the carrier provide a complete accident register of recordable accidents?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question General # 4 - Section # 390.15(b)(2) Critical
Does the carrier have copies of all accident reports required by States or other government entities or insurers?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question General # 5 - Section # 390.3(e)
Is the carrier knowledgeable of the FMCSRs/HMRs?
Answer
Yes
Comments
Question General # 6 - Section # 390.21
Does the carrier know the commercial motor vehicles marking requirements?
Answer
Yes
Comments
Question Driver # 1 - Section # 391.51(a) Critical
Does the carrier maintain complete driver qualification files?
Answer
Yes
Comments
Question Driver # 2 - Section # 391.11(b)(4) Acute
Is the carrier using physically qualified drivers?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Driver # 3 - Section # 391.45(a), 391.45(b) Critical
Does available evidence indicate the motor carrier has used a driver without a medical certificate or with an expired medical certificate?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Driver # 4 - Section # 391.15(a) Acute
Is the carrier using any disqualified drivers?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Driver # 5 - Section # 391.51(b)(2) Critical
Does the carrier maintain driving and employment history inquiry data in driver qualification files?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Driver # 6 - Section # 382.115(a) Acute
Has the carrier implemented an alcohol and/or controlled substances testing program?
Answer
Yes
Comments
Question Driver # 7 - Section # 382.213(b) Acute
Has the carrier used drivers who have used controlled substances?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Driver # 8 - Section # 382.215 Acute
Has the carrier used a driver who has tested positive for a controlled substance?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Driver # 9 - Section # 382.201 Acute
Has the carrier used a driver known to have an alcohol concentration of 0.04 or greater?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Driver # 10 - Section # 382.505(a) Acute
Has the carrier used a driver found to have an alcohol concentration of .02 or greater but less than .04 within 24 hours of being tested?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Driver # 11 - Section # 382.301(a) Critical
Has the carrier ensured that drivers have undergone testing for controlled substances prior to performing a safety sensitive function?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Driver # 12 - Section # 382.303(a) Critical
Has the carrier conducted post accident testing on drivers for alcohol and/or controlled substances?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Driver # 13 - Section # 382.305 Acute
Has the carrier implemented random testing program?
Answer
Yes
Comments
Question Driver # 14 - Section # 382.305(b)(1) Critical
Has the carrier conducted random alcohol testing at an annual rate of not less than the applicable annual rate of the average number of driver positions?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Driver # 15 - Section # 382.305(b)(2) Critical
Has the carrier conducted controlled substance testing at an annual rate of not less than the applicable annual rate of the average number of driver positions?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Driver # 16 - Section # 40.305(a)
Has the carrier conducted the required return-to-duty tests on employees returning to safety-sensitive functions?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Driver # 17 - Section # 40.309(a)
Is the carrier conducting follow-up testing as directed by the Substance Abuse Professional?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Driver # 18 - Section # 382.211 Acute
Has the carrier used a driver who has refused to submit to an alcohol or controlled substances test required under Part 382?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Driver # 19 - Section # 382.503 Critical
Has the carrier used a Substance Abuse Professional as required by 49 CFR Part 40 Subpart O?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Driver # 20 - Section # 383.23(a) Critical
Has a driver operated a commercial motor vehicle without a current operating license, or a license, which hasn't been properly classed and endorsed?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Driver # 21 - Section # 383.37(a) Acute
Has the motor carrier allowed it's drivers who's CDLs have been suspended, revoked or canceled by a state, have lost the right to operate a CMV in a State, or have been disqualified from operating a CMV to operate a commercial motor vehicle?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Driver # 22 - Section # 383.51(a) Acute
Has the motor carrier knowingly allowed, required, permitted, or authorized a driver to drive who is disqualified to drive a commercial motor vehicle?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Operation #1 - Section # 395.8(a) Critical
Does the carrier require drivers to make a record of duty status?
Answer
Yes
Comments
Question Operation #2 - Section # 395.8(i) Critical
Does the carrier require drivers to submit records of duty status within 13 days?
Answer
Yes
Comments
Question Operation #3 - Section # 395.8(k)(1) Critical
Can the carrier produce records of duty status and supporting documents for selected drivers?
Answer
Yes
Comments
Question Operation #4 - Section # 395.3(a)(1) Critical
Has the carrier allowed driver(s) to exceed the 11-hour rule? (Property)
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Operation #5 - Section # 395.3(a)(2) Critical
Has the carrier allowed driver(s) to exceed the 14-hour rule? (Property)
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Operation #6 - Section # 395.3(b)(1) Critical
Has the carrier allowed driver(s) to drive after having been on duty more than 60 hours in 7 consecutive days? (Property)
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Operation #7 - Section # 395.3(b)(2) Critical
Has the carrier allowed driver(s) to drive after having been on duty more than 70 hours in 8 consecutive days? (Property)
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Operation #8 - Section # 395.5(a)(1) Critical
Has the carrier allowed driver(s) to exceed the 10 hour rule? (Passenger)
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Operation #9 - Section # 395.5(a)(2) Critical
Has the carrier allowed driver(s) to exceed the 15 hour rule? (Passenger)
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Operation #10 - Section # 395.5(b)(1) Critical
Has the carrier allowed driver(s) to drive after having been on duty more than 60 hours in 7 consecutive days? (Passenger)
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Operation #11 - Section # 395.5(b)(2) Critical
Has the carrier allowed driver(s) to drive after having been on duty more than 70 hours in 8 consecutive days? (Passenger)
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Operation #12 - Section # 395.8(e) Critical
Does available evidence indicate a selected driver has prepared a false record of duty status?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Operation #13 - Section #
Does the carrier adhere to a disciplinary policy for noncompliance with Part 395?
Answer
No
Comments
Question Operation #14 - Section # 395.1(e)
Does the carrier have a system for recording hours of duty status on 100- mile radius drivers, and are they properly utilizing the 100 air-mile radius exemption?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Operation #15 - Section # 392.2 Critical
Does the motor carrier ensure that drivers operate commercial motor vehicles in accordance with the laws, ordinances, and regulations of the jurisdictions in which they are operating?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Operation #16 - Section # 392.9(a)(1) Critical
Does the carrier ensure that drivers are not permitted to drive a vehicle without the cargo properly distributed and adequately secured?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Operation #17 - Section # 392.4(b) Acute
Have any drivers operated a commercial motor vehicle while under the influence of, or in possession of, narcotic drugs, amphetamines, or any other substances capable of rendering the drivers incapable of safely operating motor vehicles?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Operation #18 - Section # 392.5(b)(1) Acute
Have any drivers operated a commercial motor vehicle while under the influence of, or in possession of, intoxicating beverages?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Operation #19 - Section # 392.5(b)(2) Acute
Have any drivers operated a commercial motor vehicle within 4 hours of having consumed intoxicating beverages?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Maintenance # 1 - Section # 396.3(b) Critical
Can the carrier produce maintenance files for requested vehicle(s)?
Answer
Yes
Comments
Question Maintenance # 2 - Section # 396.17(a) Critical
Can the motor carrier produce evidence of periodic (annual) inspections for selected vehicles?
Answer
Yes
Comments
Question Maintenance # 3 - Section # 396.11(a) Critical
Does the motor carrier require drivers to complete vehicle inspection reports daily?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Maintenance # 4 - Section # 396.11(c) Acute
Does the carrier ensure that out-of-service defects listed by the driver in the driver vehicle inspection reports are corrected before the vehicle is operated again?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Maintenance # 5 - Section # 396.9(c)(2) Acute
Does the carrier ensure vehicles that have been declared "out-of-service" do not operate before repairs have been made?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Maintenance # 6 - Section # 396.19
Is the carrier using qualified inspectors (mechanic) and maintaining evidence of the inspector's qualifications?
Answer
Yes
Comments
Question Maintenance # 7 - Section # 396.3
Can the carrier explain its systematic, periodic maintenance program?
Answer
No
Comments
Question Other # 1 - Section # 375.211
Does the carrier participate in an Arbitration Program?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Other # 2 - Section # 13702
Does the carrier assess shipper freight charges based upon published tariffs?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Other # 3 - Section # 375.401(c)
Does the carrier provide reasonably accurate estimates of moving charges?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Other # 4 - Section # 375.407(a), 375.703(b)
Has the carrier avoided "hostage freight" or other predatory practices?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Other # 5 - Section # 387.301(a), 387.301(b)
Does the HHG carrier have sufficient levels of public liability and cargo insurance?
Answer
N/A
Comments
Question Other # 6 - Section # 13901
Is the motor carrier authorized to conduct interstate operations in the United States?
Answer
N/A
Comments

Note: No Hazardous Materials questions were asked because the carrier does not carry Hazardous Materials in Interstate Commerce.

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BAJA EXPRESS TRANSPORTES SA DE CV
Application Tracking #:10993 RFC #: BET080926D31
Review Date:
11/08/2011
Part B Requirements and/or Recommendations
  1. A copy of your carrier profile can be obtained for $20 from the SAFER website (http://safer.fmcsa.dot.gov) or by calling 800-832-5660 or 703 280-4001. You can also write: Computing Technologies Inc. P.O. Box 3248, Merrifield, VA 22116-3248. Profile cost if ordered by mail or phone is $27.50.
  2. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has a Spanish language version of its website at: www.fmcsa.dot.gov/spanish/.
  3. A complete Educational and Technical Assistance package entitled " A MOTOR CARRIER'S GUIDE TO IMPROVING HIGHWAY SAFETY" is available free on the FMCSA website to assist you in complying with the safety regulations. It contains many forms and documents useful for improving the safety of your operations. Check: www.fmcsa.dot.gov/factsfigs/eta/index.html.
  4. Establish a systematic maintenance records program for all vehicles. Maintain a complete file for each subject vehicle, recording all repair, maintenance and inspection operations performed.
  5. The DataQs system is an electronic means for filing concerns about Federal and State data released to the public by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Through this system, data concerns are automatically forwarded to the appropriate office for resolution. The system also allows filers to monitor the status of each filing. Check and update records
    1. Motor Carrier Census (Form MCS -150)
    2. Routinely monitor and review inspection and crash data
    3. Question potentially incorrect data (DataQs: https://dataqs.fmcsa.dot.gov)

DRIVER VEHICLE EXAMINATION REPORT Aspen 2.13.2.4

USDOT logo US Department of Transportation
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
CALIFORNIA DIVISION OFFICE
2297 NIELS BORH COURT SUITE 204
SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA 92154
Report Number: US1216120034
Inspection Date: 11/08/2011
Start: 10:02:00 AM PT     End: 11:04:39 AM PT
Inspection Level: I-Full
HM Inspection Type: None
BAJA EXPRESS TRANSPORTES SA DE CV
C ALFONSO VIDAL Y PLANAS 422 B-1
TIJUANA, BN 22500
 
USDOT#: ********   Phone#: 664-255-5704
MC/MX#:   Fax#:
State#:
Driver:
License#:                     State: MX
Date of Birth:
CoDriver:
License#:                     State:
Date of Birth:
Location: CARRIER PLACE OF BUSINESS Mile Post: Shipper:
Highway: Origin: TIJUANA, BN Bill of Landing: NONE
County: (BAHA CALIFORNIA NORTE), BN Destination: TIJUANA, BN Cargo: EMPTY
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION
Unit Type Make Year State Plate# Equipment ID VIN GVWR CVSA# CVSA Issued# OOS Stricker
1 TR FRHT 2004 CA 6Z73844   1FVACXAK44HM67857 33,000   15907722  
BRAKE ADJUSTMENTS
Axle# 1 2
Right 1 1/2 1 7/8
Left 1 1/2 1 7/8
Chamber C-24 C-30
VIOLATIONS
Section Type Unit OOS Citation # Verify Crash Violations Discovered
393.11N F 1 N   N N No retroreflective sheeting or reflex reflective materials as required for vehicles manufactured after December 1993
HazMat: No HM Transported. Placard: No Cargo Tank:
Special Checks: PASA Inspection
Updated: Monday, March 31, 2014