IDEALEASE NEWS

International Roadcheck Set for June 5-7 with Focus on Hours-of-Service Compliance

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's (CVSA) International Roadcheck will take place June 5-7, 2018.  Over that 72-hour period, commercial motor vehicle inspectors in jurisdictions throughout North American will conduct inspections of commercial motor vehicles and...

Driver Tip Sheet from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA)

View this tip sheet CVSA published for carriers and drivers in preparation for this year's Roadcheck that you can print off as a handout for your drivers. Originally posted on the Idealease Safety...

Best Practice Guidelines for Roadside Inspections

Train drivers how to complete good quality pre-trip inspection to reduce possibility of violations. Use Idealease Pre-Post Trip training videos: English: Tractor Trailer Straight Truck Spanish: Tractor Trailer Straight Truck Review CSA monthly at www.ai.fmcsa.dot.gov...

My driver has gone through a roadside inspection, how long do I have to keep this documentation on file?

Question of the Week My driver has gone through a roadside inspection, how long do I have to keep this documentation on file? Answer: Copies of all roadside inspections are to be kept by the motor carrier for 12 months.  The driver is required to turn in the...

Record Retention

So how long do I have to keep records and documents that are required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations? Answer: It depends on which documents we are talking about. The record retention requirements vary greatly. Here is a summary of the retention...

Record Retention

So how long do I have to keep records and documents that are required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations? Answer: It depends on which documents we are talking about. The record retention requirements vary greatly. Here is a summary of the retention...

Cross Referencing of Data Can Pay Off in a Big Way!

In a world now where we receive more data than ever before, it is important to not only read the data you receive but in certain situations to “cross reference” with other data you already have on file. By “cross referencing” the data you can validate the accuracy of...

Vehicle Pedestrian Deaths are on the Increase

It's the oldest and most basic form of transportation — walking — and more people are doing more of it to get fit or stay healthy. But there's new evidence today that even walking across the street is getting more dangerous. For the second year in a row pedestrian...

Can We Talk and Walk at the Same Time?

One of challenges in combating distracted walking may be that Americans are overly confident in their ability to multitask. When asked why they walk distracted, 48 percent of respondents say “they just don’t think about it,” 28 percent feel “they can walk and do other...

Best Practices for Allowing Passengers in Your Vehicles

If you employ drivers, keep these tips in mind for everyone's safety! Develop a written passenger policy approved by your liability insurance carrier. The policy as a minimum should define relationship to the driver, minimum age and specified time limit on the unit....

FMCSA Includes ELD Violations in Revised CSA Methodology

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has updated its list of hours-of-service (HOS) violations used in the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) enforcement model. The agency added 22 roadside inspection violations to its HOS Compliance BASIC...

FMCSA Expects to Delay its Medical Certification Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is anticipating a delay to a June 22 compliance deadline for a rule affecting medical certification procedures for commercial driver's license (CDL) holders. Speaking before the Commercial Vehicle Safety...

Be Aware of Synthetic Cannabinoids!

First published on the Idealease Safety Bulletin Synthetic marijuana continues to be an issue in society today. In the last month over one hundred people have been injured and two have died from ingesting tainted synthetic marijuana in the Chicago area. As first...

10 Tips for Driving Safely in Work Zones

It's National Work Zone Awareness Week National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) is an annual spring campaign held at the start of construction season to encourage safe driving through highway work zones and construction sites. The key message is for drivers to use...

Full Enforcement of E-logs Began April 1st

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) reaffirms that roadside inspection personnel are enforcing the electronic record of duty status (i.e., e-log) mandate effective April 1, 2018. According to CVSA, commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers are expected to have...

Coming Up – May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Motorist awareness is an important component of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's comprehensive motorcycle safety program. Over two-thirds of fatal motorcycle crashes involve a motorcycle and another vehicle. The motorist either does not see the...

Pre and Post Trip Inspection Tractor Trailer

Watch this quick video from Idealease on Pre/Post Trip Inspections for a tractor trailer. Originally posted on the Idealease Safety Bulletin Cumberland Truck Nashville 1901 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN 37210 (615) 829-7800   Cumberland Truck Murfreesboro 295 Butler Dr,...

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