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 […]


Driver Tip

ALWAYS KEEP YOUR DISTANCE Always leave enough space between you and the vehicle in front of you. If you hit someone from behind, you are typically considered “at fault,” regardless of the situation. Additionally, large trucks require more stopping distances than other vehicles. Take advantage of your driving height, and anticipate braking situations.


Drive the New Year! Up to 5-Year Extended Vehicle Coverage Included

  If you’ve got a job to do, International® DuraStar® will help you get it done. It goes beyond efficiency, durability and driver satisfaction. DuraStar also has a well-earned reputation for adaptability, an ability to handle just about any task. And for a limited time only, you can take advantage of a five-year extended service […]


How to Survive the Holiday Food Frenzy

Let’s face it, we all tend to lose a little “self-control” around this time of year. It’s easy to talk yourself out of staying in shape and eating the right foods when overindulgence seems to be the prevalent theme during the Holidays. Here are just a few tips to stay on track with your fitness […]


3 Ways End of Year Purchasing Can Save You Big on Yard Spotters and Trucks

No Better Time to Buy!! As 2017 draws to a close, many are rushing around planning their holiday meals, buying presents, preparing for guests and creating a list of resolutions for the coming year. All too often, November and December are blurs and over before we know it, but let’s face it… YOU have a […]


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 […]


Parking Lot Accident Exposure Increases during the Holidays!

As we are drawing near to the holiday season it is time to remind drivers of the exposures that exist in parking lots as they make deliveries and pickups. This holiday season pay special attention when operating in a parking lot and observe the following advice: The exposure exists for a vehicle accident as well […]


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, […]