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 […]


Preventing Driver Injuries in Fall and Winter

The following article originally shared via Idealease Safety Bulletin. Slip/Trip and Fall injuries are the most common type of injury for drivers. Most of them occur during the winter months. Each year, thousands of professional drivers are seriously injured due to not paying attention in winter conditions. Working in the ice and snow requires your full […]


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 […]


Career OPEN HOUSE at Cumberland Tractor & Equipment

For family and friends who may be interested: Join Cumberland Tractor & Equipment on 10/20/17 for a career open house, between 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm. Talk to hiring managers, see plans for our new building, learn about Cumberland and our open career opportunities.


Link Belt & Cumberland Tractor Exposure in Nashville

One of our clients at Tractor is using Cumberland brands and rental equipment all over Nashville and surrounding areas. Nothing beats driving down the road and seeing Cumberland brands and equipment around town on job sites, working towards Middle Tennessee’s growth and development. Here’s a few shots from a job in Murfreesboro where gas pipelines are being […]


New Holland celebrates 100 years of tractor production – Vintage Photos Included

Did you know that 2017 marks 100 years of New Holland tractors?? • 100 years of tractor production celebrated with vintage and modern tractors on New Holland’s LAMMA stand • Celebratory book published by Blue Force enthusiast club, launched at Basildon tractor factory • Year-long celebration includes a Coastline Tractor Challenge using two modern T6 […]


Nashville’s Traffic & Projected Growth

For those of you who’ve been in Nashville for a while, you’ll have a good grasp on how traffic patterns have changed. Congestion is a fact in Nashville and surrounding areas. Last week, at the Tennessee Sustainable Transportation Awards and Forum, Mayor Barry noted that 90,000 cars commute into and out of downtown Nashville each day. […]


“International is Finally Back in the Dump Truck Market”

With a record number of people moving to Nashville each day, the construction market is booming. In fact, Nashville Business Journal has a cool tool called “Crane Watch” – where you can check out information on building projects around the city and surrounding areas. Cumberland is certainly ready for this boom, with a demo dump […]


Truck & Tractor Team Up

Recently, Cumberland Tractor salesman Joe Williams introduced a new customer, to our facility on Dickerson Road. They’re a premier electrical contractor and telecommunications provider in our region. Joe has known the owner for quite some time. They were looking for one company to suit his equipment needs. He was interested in a dump truck, 10-ton trailer, […]