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Sleep Matters: A Truck Driving Priority

Sleep Priority Truck Driving Sisbro Quincy IL

In the competitive trucking industry, it can be tempting to drive as many miles as possible within the drive time limit. However, those miles can be dangerous for both the truck driver and other motorists on the road if sleep is not treated as a priority on the job. The amount of hours a driver…

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It May Not Be Over – Ask About Being Rehired

Rehiring Truck Drivers - Sisbro

It’s common to believe the grass is greener on the other side, but what happens when the previous grass turns out to have been the better option? Life happens, and that’s why some trucking companies believe in giving former employees the opportunity to be rehired. Exceptions do apply, however, and drivers will want to ensure…

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Truck Driver Appreciation Week – Thank You Drivers

Truck Driver Appreciation Week Sisbro

With National Truck Driver Appreciation Week wrapping up for this year (Sept. 8th through Sept. 14th), we want to say thank you to all the truck drivers out there, especially our drivers at Sisbro. “The drivers at Sisbro are very important because we understand that without the drivers, the company doesn’t exist.” – Glenn Meyers,…

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Truck Drivers and Family Life

Truck Drivers and Family Life - Sisbro

A truck driving career provides multiple benefits and stable job security for families. However, trucking jobs can sometimes require long hours away from home that can take a toll on family life if not discussed beforehand. Drivers can begin to feel isolated if they aren’t accustomed to long periods of time away from family, and…

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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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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

Sleep Apnea Sisbro Blog

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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Sisbro’s on your side in an emergency

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Emergencies don’t wait for a convenient time to happen. It’s highly likely that an emergency will happen in your life while you’re on the road and on the job. You will be driving along, minding your business, when the phone rings and it’s your loved one with some bad news. Emergencies can be the death…

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