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FMCSA Extends HOS Public Comment Period to October 21st

FMCSA Extends HOS Public Comment Period to October 21st

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced it has extended the public comment period on the proposed changes to the hours-of-service (HOS) rules. Acting upon requests from the American Trucking Associations, the Commercial...

Successful 2019 Idealease Safety & Compliance Seminar

Successful 2019 Idealease Safety & Compliance Seminar

Huge thanks to all the folks who came out to the Cumberland Idealease Safety & Compliance Seminar last week.  We hope you found the seminar to be educational and useful to your company.  If you have any questions at all, please reach out to one...

It’s the CVSA’s Brake Safety Week!!! Sept. 15-21st

It’s the CVSA’s Brake Safety Week!!! Sept. 15-21st

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Brake Safety Week is scheduled for Sept. 15-21. Throughout that week, enforcement officials will conduct roadside safety inspections on commercial motor vehicles throughout North America. Vehicles...

Driving Tips from America’s Road Team

Driving Tips from America’s Road Team

The first step towards a safe trip begins in the driveway. • Do a "walk around" before leaving:  Check your vehicle's tires, wipers and fluids.  Have your radiator and cooling system serviced.• Plan ahead:  Before you get on a highway, know your...

FMCSA, Wisconsin DOT Alert Carriers to MCS-150 Scam

FMCSA, Wisconsin DOT Alert Carriers to MCS-150 Scam

A scam asking motor carriers for money to file MCS-150 forms recently caught the attention of the Wisconsin DOT and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Wisconsin DOT issued an alert on Friday, August 30, warning companies of a...

International Roadcheck Inspections Sideline 12,000 CMVs

International Roadcheck Inspections Sideline 12,000 CMVs

More than 12,000 vehicles and almost 2,800 drivers were removed from the roadways for violations during the annual International Roadcheck hosted by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA). The Roadcheck is a 72-hour inspection and safety...

Top Twenty Cargo Securement Out-of-Service Violations

Top Twenty Cargo Securement Out-of-Service Violations

Failure to properly secure cargo or equipment on a commercial vehicle is the fourth leading category of violations (after violations for Brakes, Lights, and Tires) that result in vehicles being placed Out-of-Service.  Drivers and motor carriers...

Cumberland Wins 2019 MV Walkaround Video Competition

Cumberland Wins 2019 MV Walkaround Video Competition

Patrick Mendenhall and Holly Czuba teamed up for the International MV Walkaround Video Competition. We're happy to announce our video won the Region! Patrick will compete in a LIVE Walkaround Competition later this month. Good luck Patrick! Watch...

[VIDEO] Watch Cumberland’s MV Walkaround Video

[VIDEO] Watch Cumberland’s MV Walkaround Video

Watch the following MV Walkaround to learn more about International's MV.  Cumberland Truck Nashville 1901 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN 37210 (615) 806-6843Cumberland Truck Murfreesboro 295 Butler Dr, Murfreesboro, TN 37127 (615) 203-8463Idealease...