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5 Secrets to a Successful Truck Driving Career at PAM


How do you measure career success as a truck driver? For some drivers, a successful truck driving career means earning a comfortable living in a clean, safe truck with weekends off for family time. Other drivers envision a daily, cross-country adventure while getting paid. Some measure driver success by a daytime work schedule that allows…
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The 2018 PAM Driver Referral Contest Winners


The PAM RPM Driver Referral Program is a great way for PAM drivers to earn extra money. Bonuses for successful driver referrals range from $1,000 to $1,800 per hired driver. To top it off, the PAM RPM seasonal driver referral contests give drivers the opportunity to win a $2,500 prize on top of the regular…
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3 Women Drivers Who’ve Found Success at PAM


It’s a common stereotype when describing a truck driver: He’s a large, burly man wearing a snapback ball cap, who only speaks in CB jargon. But the truck drivers at PAM are defying all preconceived notions about what it takes to work in the transportation industry, especially when it comes to women drivers. PAM recently…
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Staying Safe During the Season of Adverse Driving Conditions


It happens every year to one degree or another (that’s a pun): Drivers run in to what the Department of Transportation (DOT) calls “adverse driving conditions” during the winter months. According to DOT §395.2, “adverse driving conditions” means snow, sleet, or fog, as well as other adverse weather conditions such as a highway covered with…
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Why Muya Muya, a PAM Shuttle Driver, Comes to Work in a Blazer


Born in Kenya during a period of war, chaos, and bloodshed, and living in multiple refugee camps for a decade, PAM shuttle driver Muya Muya is a professional truck driver with a different perspective than those born into better circumstances. Muya was recently recognized by one of PAM’s automotive customers in Louisville, Ky., for being…
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Healthy Diets for Truck Drivers


Life on the road can make it difficult for truck drivers to maintain healthy diets. While you can try to eat healthy in the moment, it helps to have some guiding principles, which is basically what a diet is. Here are a few popular diets for truck drivers that can be sustained and that will…
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Going to Pot: Drop Yard Potholes & How They Form


Drop yard pot holes are the worst! These nuisances have caused more than their fair share of spilled coffee and sent many a drivers’ gear flying around the cab of their truck. As highly intelligent beings, we like to think that our engineering prowess should be able to produce perfect and maintenance-free installations such as…
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Jeffrey Whiten: Perseverance Personified


Meet Jeffrey Whiten (pronounced: “why-tin”), 58 years old, born and raised in Pensacola, Florida, and a 27-year veteran driver. Genuine and easygoing, Jeffrey’s a lot like other drivers from his generation, but he is also a little bit different. Jeffrey has chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), a cancer that starts with cells formed in the bone…
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Thanks to PAM’s Truck Chasers, New Drivers Get Clean Rides


When you start a new job, it’s nice to be welcomed with a clean workspace — especially if the place you’ll be working in a truck that also doubles as an apartment. It makes you feel good, like the people who hired you value you and you’re an important new part of the team. Guaranteeing this…
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