IDEALEASE NEWS

OT Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Registration is NOW OPEN!

The CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse portal is now accepting stakeholder registrations in advance of the website's launch on January 6, 2020. Motor carriers, medical review officers, substance abuse professionals, and consortium/third-party administrators must...

Cumberland Idealease Earns Prestigious ONE Idealease Elite Award from Idealease, Inc.

Three Leasing & Rental Professionals Earn President’s Club Sales, Service and Management Awards Nashville, Tennessee – September 30, 2019 —Idealease, Inc., North America’s premier full-service
commercial truck leasing, rental and maintenance company, has...

October 7th – 13th is Fire Prevention Week

National Fire Prevention Week is coming, and it is a good time to review with your drivers how to prevent fires and how to react to a fire that occurs in their commercial motor vehicle. Fire extinguisher inspection is a vital part of a driver’s daily vehicle...

Training Requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)

Many of you have questions about receiving messages from consulting firms saying that you are required to have your supervisors of CDL drivers trained in Drug and Alcohol Reasonable Suspicion Testing.  The emails are used as “scare” tactics to get you to...

California Governor Signs Law Limiting Use of Independent Contractors

California Governor Gavin Newsome has signed into law A.B. 5, a bill that codifies the state Supreme Court’s 2018 decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, 4 Cal. 5th 903. The court adopted a very broad three-part test for when a worker may be...
OT Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Registration is NOW OPEN!

OT Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Registration is NOW OPEN!

The CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse portal is now accepting stakeholder registrations in advance of the website's launch on January 6, 2020. Motor carriers, medical review officers, substance abuse professionals, and consortium/third-party administrators must...

October 7th – 13th is Fire Prevention Week

October 7th – 13th is Fire Prevention Week

National Fire Prevention Week is coming, and it is a good time to review with your drivers how to prevent fires and how to react to a fire that occurs in their commercial motor vehicle. Fire extinguisher inspection is a vital part of a driver’s daily vehicle...

Updated Handbook on Perishable Foods Available

Updated Handbook on Perishable Foods Available

A 1987 handbook published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s division of Agricultural Marketing Service (USDA-AMS) been updated and republished by a team led by University of Florida researchers.  USDA-AMS Handbook No. 669, “Protecting Perishable Foods During...

Idealease Telematics: Driving Events Defined

Idealease Telematics: Driving Events Defined

Q: I see Hard Events (Cornering, Braking, Acceleration) on my scorecard. What triggers a hard event? A: The telematics device has an accelerometer inside the device. When this accelerometer detects a .3g force movement forward, backward, or sideways, it triggers a...

Fuel Additive Use During Cold Weather Conditions

Fuel Additive Use During Cold Weather Conditions

Fuel additives to prevent jelling should be added anytime the ambient temperature is below 32. Power Service and Penray are popular manufactures of fuel additives and both companies have two different products available through Navistar and Idealease locations. Power...

How to Make a Cold Weather Survival Kit for Your Truck

How to Make a Cold Weather Survival Kit for Your Truck

Everyone should carry a Winter Survival Kit in their truck. In an emergency, it could save your life. Here is what you need: a shovel windshield scraper and small broom flashlight with extra batteries battery powered radio water snack food including energy bars...

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 Vehicle Safety...

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 of our Idealease...

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 with critical brake...

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 exit by name and...

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 scam asking for...

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 event that identifies...

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Revealed Plans to Research the Viability of Camera-Based Visibility Systems as an Option for Large Trucks instead of Traditional Rearview Mirrors

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Revealed Plans to Research the Viability of Camera-Based Visibility Systems as an Option for Large Trucks instead of Traditional Rearview Mirrors

NHTSA outlined the plan in a notice to be published later this week in the Federal Register as part of a multi-year effort to learn more about the use of the cameras. According to the notice, NHTSA will first research the impact on light vehicles before moving on to...

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