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, […]


National Fire Prevention Week – Oct 8 Through 14

There’s some great news in the Idealease Safety Bulletin. October 8-14  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 […]


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 […]


Cumberland’s C10 Changed the Way I Drive

“I want to thank everybody at Sharp Transport, Cumberland, International. Everyone who gave me the opportunity to do this. I believe driving this truck [Cumberland’s C10], has changed the way I’ll drive the truck I’m in now.” – David Gooch (11.2 Miles Per Gallon, #RACEto10MPG)


Gooch’s Tips to Get 10 MPG

What are some tips you can provide other companies to achieve 10 MPG? “Trust the cruise control. It does what it needs to do. Set your speed and leave it alone. Don’t override it. Stay off your breaks as much as possible.” – David Gooch (11.2 MPG, #RACEto10MPG)