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Keeping roadways safe of distracted truck drivers

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Sisbro expects its drivers to abide by federal law and industry standards, which includes all matters involving distracted driving. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, there are five rules of thumb for truck drivers to follow to avoid distracted driving: No reaching; No holding; No dialing; No texting; No reading. The FMCSA also…

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Six Tips for New Drivers

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You’ve completed your CDL training and are now ready to start your life as a truck driver. While you may be mechanically prepared to start driving, CDL classes don’t train you how to live as a truck driver and most of that learning comes from experience. The first year of driving can be challenging, so…

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Truckers should rethink energy drinks

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As a truck driver, it’s easy to reach for an energy drink when you’re on the open road. It makes you feel awake and ready to face the day, but did you know that there are enough negatives about them that you should seriously rethink this habit? Energy drinks have some extremely serious side effects.…

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Five Signs You’re Meant to be a Truck Driver

Signs to be a Truck Driver - Sisbro

Deciding on a career can be a frustrating experience if you aren’t sure what is it you want to do. The truck driving industry offers advantages allowing for flexible schedules, time off, and paid benefits. Along with the multitude of benefits offered by companies such as Sisbro, you may find yourself relating to these five…

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Tips To Keep Truckers Awake

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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…

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Military and the Truck Driving Industry

Veterans and Sisbro Trucking

Commercial truck drivers are in high demand, and military veterans transitioning to civilian life can find comfort in the structure and atmosphere of a truck driving career. Our drivers are expected to be reliable, dependable, on time, and willing to work when the job calls for it. Here at Sisbro, we acknowledge the importance of…

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Sleep Apnea: The Sleep Disorder Plaguing Truck Drivers

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According to the American Sleep Apnea Association, around 22 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea. Sleep apnea occurs when a person stops breathing for a short period of time during their sleep cycle. This sudden interruption can range from moderate (a few times per cycle) to severe (multiple times per cycle), and requires medical attention.…

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Truck Driver Summer Must Haves

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Like the Boy Scouts, many truck drivers live by the motto, “Be Prepared”. Long hours on the road can become less profitable when you forget something at home. Over the road truck drivers even pay attention to the ever-changing temperatures and seasons, as their livelihood depends upon it. We’ve got a great summer list for…

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What is a truck driver recruiter?

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Thirty years ago, there were no such thing as a truck driver recruiter in the trucking industry. It was unheard of primarily because it was unnecessary. Trucking companies didn’t have trouble finding drivers for their trucks because trucking was a well-paying, respected profession. In recent years, there is a higher demand for truck drivers but…

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Finding the freight job for you

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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…

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