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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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The Driver Training Program at PAM Transport


Helping entry-level drivers prepare for a career in the transportation industry is a significant component of PAM Transport’s driver development program, which delivers driver training and advancement opportunities from Day 1 when a student driver starts as a trainee, all the way through to helping experienced drivers grow their businesses as Owner Operators. As a…
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Healthy Fast Food Options for Truck Drivers


According to a study conducted by the National Institutes of Health, eating at fast-food restaurants more than twice per week is associated with more weight gain. So, where can you find healthy fast food options, especially when you are a truck driver with little else to choose from when you are on the road? At…
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From Banker to Owner Operator: The Tim Larson Story


Tim Larson spent most of his professional life as a loan officer and commercial lender prior to starting his career as a professional truck driver with PAM Transport in 2015.  Today, he’s a respected Owner Operator with three trucks in the PAM fleet, having started as a student driver and advanced to owner status thanks…
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