IDEALEASE NEWS

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...

Commercial Motor Vehicle Fires – Review Fire Prevention and Reaction with Commercial Drivers

October 7 – 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...

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...

FMCSA Unveils Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse Query Plan & Fee Structure

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced the fee structure for motor carriers to purchase queries when the Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse becomes accessible on January 6, 2020. A query, an electronic check-in to the clearinghouse, will be...

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...
Hands-Free Cellphone Use: A Dangerous Distraction

Hands-Free Cellphone Use: A Dangerous Distraction

Regardless of Tennessee's new HANDS FREE LAW, operating a mobile device, hands-free or not, causes a distraction, see the important information below. There are several types of driver distraction: Visual – takes your eyes off the road. This can include looking for...

Annual DOT Inspection

Annual DOT Inspection

The annual DOT Inspection is required of all CMV’s that have a GVWR of 10,001 lbs or more, as defined in the definition of a CMV in CFR 390.5 for interstate carriers with US DOT operating authority. For INTRAstate operators check with your state carrier enforcement...

Who is a Qualified Inspector?

Who is a Qualified Inspector?

The FMCSA defines an inspector in CFR 396.17 as a person who understands the inspection criteria set forth in 49 CFR Part 393 and Appendix G of this subchapter and can identify defective components. That person is knowledgeable of and has mastered the methods,...

CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver Week to Focus on Speeding

CVSA’s Operation Safe Driver Week to Focus on Speeding

Speeding was selected as the emphasis for this year's Operation Safe Driver week, scheduled for July 14-20 throughout North America. During the annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) event, law enforcement personnel are on the lookout for commercial motor...

What to Do When an Emergency Vehicle is Approaching

What to Do When an Emergency Vehicle is Approaching

Do: Pull to the nearest edge of the roadway and come to a complete stop until all emergency vehicles have passed. Be alert to the approach of more than one emergency vehicle.  Be sure to check your rearview mirror before pulling back on the travel lane. Keep the...

Move Over. It’s the Law.

Move Over. It’s the Law.

The state of IL has had three state troopers killed in the last two months while they had a vehicle pulled over to the side of the road and another vehicle did not move over and struck the trooper. All 50 States have "Move Over" laws to protect law enforcement...

Some May Drive While Awaiting D/A Testing Results

Some May Drive While Awaiting D/A Testing Results

Part 382 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations is in place to help prevent accidents and injuries resulting from the misuse of controlled substances or alcohol by drivers of commercial motor vehicles. One of the ways this regulation pushes the enforcement of...

Driver Tip Sheet for 2019 Roadcheck

Driver Tip Sheet for 2019 Roadcheck

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) published a tip sheet for carriers and drivers in preparation for this year’s Roadcheck that you can print off as a handout for your drivers.

Best Practice Guidelines for Roadside Inspections

Best Practice Guidelines for Roadside Inspections

Use the roadside inspection information, such as date, time and locations to cross reference with the drivers hours of service documentation for falsification violations.Train drivers how to successfully pass a roadside inspection and how to conduct themselves.Keep your vehicles clean and well maintained as not to be targeted for inspection.

Don’t Let Your Business Get CRUSHED by the NFL Draft!!

Don’t Let Your Business Get CRUSHED by the NFL Draft!!

Is your business prepared for the NFL Draft?   Did you know the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon is the same weekend?   And (we hope) a Preds Playoff??   With hundreds of thousands of people coming to downtown Nashville later this month - please plan ahead! Your business...

New Idealease Rental Customers – Earn a Free Day

New Idealease Rental Customers – Earn a Free Day

EARN ONE FREE DAY TRUCK RENTAL FROM CUMBERLAND IDEALEASE - for new customers! You Must Be a First Time Customer with Cumberland Idealease You Must Download, Complete and Fax a Credit Application to Morgan Reynolds at 615-828-7859 Excludes Mileage Dependent on...

Seat Belt Violations & Usage

Seat Belt Violations & Usage

Seat belt violations are high and unnecessary.  This violation carries a point weighting of 7 and is detrimental to the carriers “Unsafe Driving” basic score in the CSA SMS.  By drivers operating your trucks and NOT wearing a seat belt they are providing an...

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