CUMBERLAND NEWS

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C10 – Seventh Demo Run Stats

C10 – Seventh Demo Run Stats

The C10's 7th Run. The C10 is back from its latest run! Below are some impressive results considering the top speed was set to 69 MPH.  Check out the latest stats from the C10's seventh run.Stats on the Seventh Demo Run615-598-2120 What’s the C10? What's the...

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House Holds Hearing on Electric Grid Resilience & Reliability

House Holds Hearing on Electric Grid Resilience & Reliability

On February 15, 2022, the U.S. House of Representatives Select Committee on the Climate Crisis conducted a hearing on Strategies for Electric Grid Resilience and Reliability.  One of the witnesses was Mark Mills, Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute; Faculty Fellow,...

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Mobile 3G Shutdown Might Affect ELD Compliance

Mobile 3G Shutdown Might Affect ELD Compliance

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is warning motor carriers that mobile telecommunications carriers are scheduling shutdown of their 3G mobile service networks to make room for more advanced 5G networks. As a result, many older cell phones and other...

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CVSA Schedules Road Check for May 17th-19th

CVSA Schedules Road Check for May 17th-19th

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has announced this year’s International Roadcheck dates as May 17th-19th with a focus on wheel ends. Roadcheck is a 72-hour high-visibility, high-volume commercial motor vehicle inspection, and enforcement initiative. Commercial...

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Tennessee Locations Parts & Service Specials – March 2022

Tennessee Locations Parts & Service Specials – March 2022

Check out this months Cumberland International Parts and Service Specials for our Tennessee locations!$2.00 Off Select Fleetrite Shop Towel Boxes$50.00 off Select International Grilles$30.00 off select Fleetrite Engine OilUp to $15.00 off select Bendix Brake...

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Florida Locations Parts & Service Specials – March 2022

Florida Locations Parts & Service Specials – March 2022

Check out this months Cumberland International Parts and Service Specials for our Florida locations!$2.00 Off Select Fleetrite Shop Towel Boxes$50.00 off Select International Grilles$30.00 off select Fleetrite Engine OilUp to $15.00 off select Bendix Brake ChambersUp...

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Cumberland Awarded 2021 IC Bus Diamond Dealer Award

Cumberland Awarded 2021 IC Bus Diamond Dealer Award

IC Bus has awarded Cumberland the 2021 IC Bus Diamond Dealer Award "The Diamond Premier and Diamond Dealer awards are reserved for IC Bus’ top dealers who consistently attain excellent sales results year after year,” said Trish Reed, vice president & general...

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FSMA and the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food

FSMA and the Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food

FSMA rules only apply to foods regulated by the FDA. Granted, this is a significant chunk of the U.S. food supply, about 75%. The other 25% is regulated by other agencies, such as the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), which oversees meat, poultry, and...

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Food Safety and Temperature Controlled Transportation

Food Safety and Temperature Controlled Transportation

Poison control centers receive thousands of calls about suspected food poisoning each year. As the holiday seasons approach, it can be especially risky as people head to the grocery stores to prepare special meals for their loved ones. Although 14% of North American...

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Cargo Securement Regulations

Cargo Securement Regulations

Anything and everything carried on a truck must be properly secured to prevent loss of control or falling cargo from injuring drivers, passengers, or pedestrians. While safe cargo securement principles (and of course regulations) apply to every single item carried for...

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Driver Safety Exercise

Driver Safety Exercise

Safety Meeting Exercise As part of your next driver safety meeting have a driver get into the cab of a unit with the engine shut off and key removed and sit in the proper driving position with the seat belt fastened.  Tell the driver that you are going to have one of...

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Mirrors: A Reflection of Safety

Mirrors: A Reflection of Safety

The mirrors on your vehicles provide your driver with real-time information so they can operate the unit safely. If the mirrors are in poor condition and or out of adjustment the lack of the information that they provide can contribute to or be the sole cause of an...

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Navistar’s Fleetrite Parts Further Expands Retail Locations

Navistar’s Fleetrite Parts Further Expands Retail Locations

Navistar plans to open 20 Fleetrite retail locations and standalone stores by the end of 2021, nearly halfway to its goal of opening 50 locations by 2025. Navistar announced that its all-makes and models aftermarket truck and bus parts brand, Fleetrite® truck parts,...

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FMCSA Issues Final Rule on Driver Vision Standards

FMCSA Issues Final Rule on Driver Vision Standards

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published a final rule to permit individuals who do not satisfy, with the worse eye, either the existing distant visual acuity standard with corrective lenses or the field of vision standard or both, to be physically...

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Are You Driving with “Tunnel Vision” this Winter?

Are You Driving with “Tunnel Vision” this Winter?

Tunnel vision occurs when a driver scrapes off only a small area of ice and/or snow on their vehicle windshield to allow just enough space to see through a small hole as they drive. This practice significantly reduces a driver’s field of vision and greatly increases...

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Protecting Your Truck During Cold Weather

Protecting Your Truck During Cold Weather

Protecting Your Truck During Cold Weather Diesel Supplement should be added to the ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel when temperatures drop below 32 degrees. Engine Block Heater - If you truck is equipped with an engine block heater it should be plugged in when the...

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Preventing a Single Vehicle Accident

Preventing a Single Vehicle Accident

A single-vehicle accident is any driving mishap where only one vehicle is involved. This can include veering off the road and hitting a tree, a rollover crash, or damage caused by animals or debris on the road. Bad weather, poor visibility and distracted driving can...

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What do the FMCSA regulations say about my driver who has a current medical certificate but has developed a medical condition that would make the operation of a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) questionable and possibly unsafe?

What do the FMCSA regulations say about my driver who has a current medical certificate but has developed a medical condition that would make the operation of a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) questionable and possibly unsafe?

What do the FMCSA regulations say about my driver who has a current medical certificate but has developed a medical condition that would make the operation of a commercial motor vehicle (CMV) questionable and possibly unsafe? FMCSA regulations prohibit a driver from...

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New FMCSA Regulation Starts February 7th

New FMCSA Regulation Starts February 7th

Entry-Level Driver Training Rule The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has published FAQs and other compliance materials for training providers, motor carriers, and drivers on the new Entry-Level Driver Training rule.  The new rule goes into effect on...

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Regulation FAQ’s

Regulation FAQ’s

I am using a driver leasing company, who is responsible for compliance with the Federal Motor Carrier regulations? Answer:  Driver services and driver leasing companies are not motor carriers and are not responsible for compliance with the regulations.  The driver...

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Why Would Anyone Buy an Electric Truck or Bus?

Why Would Anyone Buy an Electric Truck or Bus?

Why Would Anyone Buy an Electric Truck or Bus? Let's jump in! We're all thinking it. How can Electric Trucks or Buses work? Jason Gies has some ideas. By Jason Gies - Vice President, eMobility Business Development (speech given at Advanced Clean Transportation Expo...

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