CSA Game Plan Coming Soon, FMCSA Official Says

From the Idealease Safety Bulletin The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will soon release its plan to overhaul the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) scoring system, the agency’s chief of enforcement announced on January 9. Upgrading the CSA Safety Measurement System (SMS) will be a multi-year process, said Joe DeLorenzo, director of FMCSA’s Office of […]


9th Run MPG Stats

Before we started the 9th C10 test run, I asked our customer to put a driver in the C10 demo truck that was NOT his best driver. I wanted to prove the C10 would make a bigger impact on new or less skilled drivers than a company’s best drivers. For example: Raising a driver’s MPG […]


Daylight Savings Time Starts Sunday

Sunday, November 5, 2017 is the beginning of Daylight Savings Time.   Make sure that all of your drivers are aware that the change to daylight savings will occur. Caution route drivers especially that the amount of daylight will change according to their stops with the change.  One hour of time difference can present unique […]


Operation Safe Driver Week is Oct. 15-21

Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced that its 2017 Operation Safe Driver Week would be held during Oct. 15-21, 2017. During this event, law enforcement agencies throughout North America will engage in increased traffic safety enforcement and education that will be focused on at combating unsafe driving behaviors by commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers and […]


Terry Minor Elected Chairman of Idealease, Inc. Board of Directors

Idealease, Inc. 430 N. Rand Road North Barrington, IL 60010 (847) 304-6000 www.idealease.com CONTACT: Lance Bertram Sr. VP; Sales, Marketing & Distribution (847) 304-3165 lancebertram@idealease.com Terry Minor Elected Chairman of Idealease, Inc. Board of Directors North Barrington, Illinois—October 5, 2017—The shareholders of Idealease, Inc., North America’s premier full-service commercial truck leasing, rental and maintenance company, […]


People’s Choice and LT Walkaround WINNER!

  Cumberland is excited to share that Patrick Mendenhall won International’s live LT Walkaround Contest this past weekend at NACV! The LT Walkaround Contest was judged by industry experts and tested product knowledge about International’s LT. Patrick completed against North America’s top sales professionals in different regions of the United States and Canada.   To […]


The Race to 10 Miles Per Gallon

All, as many of you know, over the course of several years, the Cumberland International Fleet team has been striving to produce a truck that gets 10 miles per gallon. That project yielded a truck we call the C10.  The C10 has been on demo runs around the county dozens of times over the past […]


11.2 MPG! —>In case you missed it – RACEto10MPG round up

Here’s a round-up of #RACEto10MPG updates you may have missed – 11.2 MPG! 8th Run Update Cumberland’s C10 Changed the Way I Drive Gooch’s Driving Tips Gooch’s Mid-Trip Review Driver Bio: David Gooch Second Run Launch 9.9 MPG! 7th Run Update James Talks About Lane Assist Thorne’s Mid-Trip Review RACEt010MPG Featured in HDT C10 Covered […]


8th Run MPG Stats – 11.2 Miles Per Gallon!!! #RACEto10MPG

  Here’s our 8th run update from Jarit Cornelius, VP Maintenance/Compliance at Sharp Transport, who we partnered with on the #RACEto10MPG. We are excited share the results.  We at Sharp Transport, Inc. are proud to announce the RACEto10MPG results! David Gooch ran a combined 5,599 miles crossing through 10 states and was able to sustain a […]