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The C10 is Here!

The C10 is Here!

Here's a sneak peek of the newest version of our C10. In the coming weeks this truck will hit the road.  The latest version of our production ready super truck!  The Cumberland C10.   As always, you can expect Fuel Economy updates and great pics...

Navistar Announces Senior Leadership Appointments

Navistar Announces Senior Leadership Appointments

LISLE, Ill., Aug. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) today announced a series of executive appointments under the leadership of President and Chief Executive Officer Persio Lisboa, effective immediately.  ...

FMCSA Extends the Limits of the Emergency Declaration

FMCSA Extends the Limits of the Emergency Declaration

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended its Emergency Declaration in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but has limited the scope of transportation subject to its terms.  The declaration exempts motor carriers and drivers from...

FMCSA Issues 90-Day Waiver for Pre-Employment Drug Testing

FMCSA Issues 90-Day Waiver for Pre-Employment Drug Testing

In response to the COVID-19 emergency, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a waiver to allow employers to forgo administration of a pre-employment drug test if the driver has participated in a controlled substances testing...

Early Success! New Partnership with GraceWorks

Early Success! New Partnership with GraceWorks

Cumberland Idealease started working with GraceWorks Ministries in Franklin, TN. They're a non-profit providing many resources including family support, instructional programs, seasonal needs, and hunger prevention. We initially partnered with them...

FMCSA Publishes Revisions to Driver Hours of Service Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published its final rule revising the driver hours of service regulations.  85 Fed. Reg. 33396 (June 1, 2020).  The new regulations will go into effect on September 29, 2020. The final rule makes...

New Partnership with GraceWorks

New Partnership with GraceWorks

Cumberland Idealease started working with GraceWorks Ministries in Franklin, TN. They're a non-profit providing many resources including family support, instructional programs, seasonal needs, and hunger prevention. We initially partnered with them...

Our Neighborhood Across Nations

Our Neighborhood Across Nations

Community at the Core Back in 1982, a handful of entrepreneurs got together to design and build the foundation for an industry-leading leasing and rental organization to set new standards for service and support. That organization would grow to...

Cumberland Featured in Idealease Covid Chronicles

Cumberland Featured in Idealease Covid Chronicles

Turning to Our Communities During COVID-19 When life is “business as usual” and the day-to-day routines of work and family let us get into a groove, a routine, something comfortable and familiar, even acts as selfless as giving back to our...

Idealnet: Something Certain in Uncertain Times

Idealnet: Something Certain in Uncertain Times

These days, it’s rare that something can be so truly unexpected as to catch our whole culture unprepared and uncertain. Between the worlds of big data, the internet of things, and global connectivity, it would be easy to think that we can forecast...

Time to Clean Your Cab!

Time to Clean Your Cab!

When is the last time you looked inside the cab, body, or trailer of the trucks that your drivers are operating? The following items inside trucks present unique, dangerous situations to the driver and unnecessary liability exposure to the company...

COVID-19 Changes FMCSA’s Auditing Procedures

COVID-19 Changes FMCSA’s Auditing Procedures

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is performing off-site compliance reviews to limit exposure to the coronavirus (COVID-19) for the regulated community and safety investigators, the agency stated in a recent guidance document....

COVID-19 is Not a License to Speed

COVID-19 is Not a License to Speed

States and provinces are reporting that there is a significant increase in the number of vehicles that are speeding at a high rate of speed and driving recklessly since the start of COVID-19. This is an issue that you need to discuss with your...

Stepping Up During the COVID-19 Crisis

Stepping Up During the COVID-19 Crisis

By Persio LisboaExecutive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer The COVID-19 pandemic has shown the trucking industry at its very finest, delivering the vital goods that people need – food, medicine, and more. The brave women and men who are...

COVID-19 is Not a License to Speed

COVID-19 is Not a License to Speed

States and provinces are reporting that there is a significant increase in the number of vehicles that are speeding at a high rate of speed and driving recklessly since the start of COVID-19. This is an issue that you need to discuss with your...

Conventional Engine (CE) Bus Delivery & Demo

Conventional Engine (CE) Bus Delivery & Demo

Cumberland was so honored to deliver the first bus of a two bus order yesterday to Fentress County Schools!  Fentress County was an all front engine fleet that asked for a Conventional Engine (CE) bus demo back in January.  The 78 passenger...

TSA Extends TWIC Expiration For Six Months

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Transportation Security Administration has granted a temporary exemption from requirements in 49 CFR part 1572 regarding the expiration of certain Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWICs). ...