This is an Imminent Hazard Operations Out-of-Service Order (“Order”) issued by the Secretary of the United States Department of Transportation (“the Secretary”) pursuant to 49 U.S.C. § 521(b)(5)(A), 49 U.S.C. § 13905(f), 49 U.S.C. § 31144(c)(1) and (5), 49 U.S.C. § 31133(a)(10), 49 U.S.C. § 31134, and 49 C.F.R. § 386.72(b)(1), and pursuant to a delegation of authority to the Regional Field Administrator, Southern Service Center, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (“FMCSA”), United States Department of Transportation (“USDOT”). This Order applies to the motor carrier operations of JEFFERY FINKLEA dba J & L TRUCKING (USDOT No. 2479654) and its officers, agents, and employees (hereinafter collectively referred to as “you,” “your,” “it,” and/or “J & L TRUCKING”), and to all commercial motor vehicles owned or operated by or on behalf of J & L TRUCKING. All FMCSA records related to the motor carrier operations of J & L TRUCKING, LeSharon Finklea dba Finklea Truckline (US DOT No. 2362102), and Jeffery Finklea dba Finklea Trucking (USDOT No. 1298625) have been permanently consolidated and merged with all records being maintained under J & L TRUCKING’s USDOT number.
The Secretary and the FMCSA find your operations and continued operation of any commercial motor vehicle (hereinafter referred to as “commercial motor vehicle,” “vehicle,” and/or “CMV”) in the United States constitute an imminent hazard. This finding means that based upon your present state of unacceptable safety compliance, your operation of any commercial motor vehicle poses an imminent hazard to public safety.