Driver Spotlight: Paul Castellanos

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Driver Spotlight: Paul Castellanos

Paul Castellanos-Sisbro Trucking

With Sisbro, you drive where you matter. We have driving opportunities right where you are, and we understand that you know your neighborhood. We bring you balance and peace of mind with a job that sits as close to home as you need. Paul Castellanos is a local driver in the Chicagoland area. He does…

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What You Need To Know To Be A Truck Driver

What you need to know to be a truck driver To be a truck driver you must have your commercial driver’s license, or your CDL. There are two classifications. Long-haul truckers must have their Class A CDL. Regional and local truck drivers in straight trucks must have their Class B CDL. Class B means that…

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Pre-trip Inspection Guide for Truckers

Truck driving is a time-critical industry, so it’s important to make every moment count. Missing your pre-trip inspection can mean wasted time later on when you’re on the road and on deadline. That pre-planning can help you avoid certain disaster! Your pre-trip truck inspection is to double check the working condition of your truck. As…

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5 Tips For Long Drives

Do you have a long drive in your near future? If you’re a truck driver, chances are this isn’t your first long haul. Harvard’s School of Medicine discovered that over 50 percent of participants would admit to driving while drowsy. But there are a couple of things you can do to make your trip safer…

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GPS Woes for Truckers

For a regular joe, the failure of a GPS can lead you to miss your favorite restaurant. But things are a little worse for a truck driver en route to deliver a load. GPS failure can be significant when you’re stuck on a route that bans trucks altogether or when you’ve reached a bridge with…

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Updated List of Apps for Truckers

Technology for trucker drivers keeps improving, and the apps being made are impressive. Apps are being created that could contribute to making your many miles easier, or even more worth your while. Safety while driving is your biggest responsibility, but while you’re parked you can enjoy some of the benefits these highlighted apps have to…

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High Blood Pressure and Truck Driving

If you have high blood pressure, you may be fit to drive as long as you are working to reduce stage 1 or 2 hypertension. Your DOT physical will become part of your driving record and you may be medically certified to drive a truck anywhere from three months to a year depending upon the…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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