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Tips To Keep Truckers Awake

Truck drivers must deal with unusual driving schedules and erratic sleep habits. Whether they get paid by the mile, by the hour, or by how much work is done, staying awake and alert is critical to productivity and safety. We put together some tips to help over the road drivers maintain the best habits.
Nap […]

By |June 2nd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Tips To Keep Truckers Awake

Truckers and Sleep Apnea

Almost a quarter (24 percent) of respondents reported health issues as being a reason for truck driver turnover, according to the HireRight Transportation Spotlight. Life on the road is an extremely physically demanding occupation and certain health issues can be made worse by driving. One of which is sleep apnea.

The FMCSA’s guidelines state that […]

By |May 1st, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Truckers and Sleep Apnea

What Types Of Freight Jobs Are Out There?

Truck driver jobs are demanding and dangerous. The industry has various types of jobs that range in complexity and levels of training and conditions vary widely by the job. We are happy to take a few minutes to go over all the different types of freight jobs.
Dry Van and Refrigerated Freight
Dry van and refrigerated […]

By |April 3rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on What Types Of Freight Jobs Are Out There?

Time Management On The Road

Employers are looking for truck drivers that can manage their time and prioritize their work. Good time management can bring with it reduced stress and a great feeling of accomplishment on the road. For that reason, here are a few things to help you get the most from each day on the job.
Checklists are […]

By |March 10th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Time Management On The Road

Distracted Driving and Truck Drivers

Sisbro wants all truck drivers to know the dangers and consequences of distracted driving. According to the U.S. Government, in 2014, 3,179 people were killed in crashes that involved distracted drivers. The NHTSA says that percentage of drivers text-messaging or visibly manipulating handheld devices increased from 1.7 percent in 2013 to 2.2 percent in […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Distracted Driving and Truck Drivers

Truck Driver Work Injuries

Truck drivers are at a higher risk than most for back, neck, and other musculoskeletal injuries thanks to the very physical nature of the job. In 2012, the rates of both fatal and non-fatal injuries and illnesses of truck drivers were higher than the average of all private industry occupations, according to the U.S. […]

By |January 5th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

Your Truck, Your Choice

Let’s not wait for the new year to talk about better trucker health. Let’s do it now because your health and your truck driving career are important. Ultimately, your choices will help or hinder driving capabilities and we want to help all drivers make better choices.
Choose healthier foods
The first step is to drink fewer […]

By |December 6th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Making Safety A Priority

We take driver safety very seriously. Our drivers are our number one asset, and we understand that in the trucking and transportation industry there is risk everywhere. Truckers carry a huge responsibility for their safety and the safety of others. Below is a list of our safety priorities. Join us in mitigating the risk!
Be […]

By |November 1st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Navigating The Roadway Alongside Semis In High Winds

High winds and severe weather create unique challenges for both the truck driver and other drivers. Sisbro put together a few tips to help the average car or truck safely navigate around tractor trailers in special conditions.

Anticipate wind gusts

The best way to deal with windy conditions is for both the truck driver and surrounding […]

By |October 3rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Technology Can Cause Trucker Setbacks

Truck drivers live in a society dominated by technology. Wireless mobile communication, GPS, tracking tech, electronic logs, and even mobile apps have become a part of daily life on the road.

Unfortunately, with the good comes the bad.
Common sense
Common sense tells a big rig driver that a bridge is going to clip the top of […]

By |September 1st, 2016|Blog|0 Comments