Small fleet, driver banned from operating by FMCSA after safety violations found

March 17, 2021

An Alabama-based towing company has been effectively shut down by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration after investigators found the three-truck fleet to pose an imminent hazard to public safety. The agency also shut down one of the company’s drivers.

According to FMCSA, during a March 2021 compliance investigation conducted on Birmingham, Alabama-based Woods Dependable Towing, numerous serious violations of federal safety statutes were found, including: