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CVSA Brake Safety Week Has Been Announced for August 23-29th

CVSA Brake Safety Week Has Been Announced for August 23-29th

August 03, 2020

Brake Safety Week is coming up. To help your fleet prepare, here are a few points on brake system safety. Starting August 23rd, law enforcement agencies across North America will be conducting focused Brake System Inspections for Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Brake Safety Week....

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Tires, Tires, Tires!

Tires, Tires, Tires!

July 22, 2020

Is tire management a surprise in the transportation industry? Unfortunately, some fleets have a reactive, rather than proactive, approach when it comes to their tires. Their focus is on their core business, until they find themselves on the side of the road deflated with a breakdown. With the cost of tires being around $0.035 to $0.04 per mile, tire management is a must! And the five major components of an effective Tire Management Program are tire analytics, selection of a tire vendor, tire standardization, tire maintenance, and management of the casing program....

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Are Your Drivers Prepared for the CVSA Operation Safe Driver Week – July 2020?

Are Your Drivers Prepared for the CVSA Operation Safe Driver Week – July 2020?

July 09, 2020

The CVSA has confirmed that Operation Safe Driver Week will be held July 12-18th. This year’s point of emphasis is the driver requirements category of a roadside inspection. Anytime your truck is pulled off the road for inspection violations, those are lost dollars that may have been prevented. We know how important it is to minimize downtime, and that drives us to keep your PacLease trucks in proper condition so that you pass roadside inspections with flying colors....

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Truck Spec’ing – Get the Most Out of Your Liquid Haul

Truck Spec’ing – Get the Most Out of Your Liquid Haul

June 30, 2020

Spec’ing vehicles is a very complicated process, especially in a liquid bulk application. With new and improved products being introduced on a regular basis it is important to look at your spec with a fresh eye. Repeating the same spec year after year will not allow you to be as efficient as you should be. Whenever the conversation turns to specs for liquid bulk carriers - weight is the hot topic. Every pound of payload is added profitability. The more you move – the more you make. However, it is important to spec a balance of lightweight, performance, drivability and durability. PACCAR products are designed and built with the ability spec customized lightweight applications with durability in mind....

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Keeping Your Truck Running at Peak Performance with PACCAR Genuine Parts

Keeping Your Truck Running at Peak Performance with PACCAR Genuine Parts

June 15, 2020

PacLease knows that vehicle maintenance is one of the most critical components to a successfully managed fleet. For our worldwide network comprised of over 40,000 vehicles, we’ve relied on our aggressive preventative maintenance programs, utilizing the most up to date technology and trained technicians to ensure your fleet remains in reliable and working condition with maximum up time throughout the term of the lease. Equally important in our ability to do this, are the parts that we use to maintain your vehicle. Which is why PacLease vehicles, are maintained with PACCAR Genuine parts....

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