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The 5 Keys to Truck Driving Safety

Truck driving safety is something every truck driver thinks about, but how do you put what you’ve learned about it into practice? As professionals, we have the responsibility to not only learn truck driving safety, but also to utilize any…
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Winter Trucking & Chain Use

As you are no doubt aware, the winter months are here. With the changing season, you’ll need to be watching for changing road conditions, be prepared for inclement weather, and put your winter trucking hat on. Winter trucking will require…
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Why Truck Driver Logs Are So Important

When applying for a promotion, such as to become a mentor, drivers must be cleared by PAM Transport's Log Department, which performs an audit and ensures that drivers have been filling out the load tab in their truck driver logs and…
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How the Transflo App Speeds Up Document Processing

Many PAM Transportation drivers remember the days of paper logs, stopping to find a pay phone (inside, if you were lucky) to call dispatch (sometimes having to wait in line), writing all your dispatch information down on a notepad, and…
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Choosing the Right Truck Driver Shoes

When you do your pre-trip and see your tread is wearing, you make sure you get a new tire, right? Well, have you pre-tripped yourself lately? How are your truck driver shoes looking? Is your tread wearing a bit? Maybe…
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How to Prepare for Roadcheck

International Roadcheck can sneak up on you, if you haven't prepared. Fortunately for PAM truck drivers, we treat every day as an inspection day! Roadcheck is our opportunity to show thousands of DOT officers nationwide that we are a fleet…
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Tornado Safety Tips for Truck Drivers

According to FEMA, tornadoes are most common from March to August and more likely to occur between 3 pm and 9 pm. But tornadoes may strike with no warning and can occur at any time. Expert opinion varies when it…
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5 Free Hazmat Practice Tests Worth Your Time

Hazmat practice tests are great ways to prepare to take the Hazmat endorsement test. Like most licensing tests, the Hazmat endorsement test is a series of multiple-choice questions. The test is based off of information in the “Hazardous Materials” section…
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CDL Hazmat Endorsement Requirements by State

To add a Hazmat endorsement to your CDL-A driver’s license, you’ll have to apply to the state government organization that granted you your commercial license in the first place. Each state has slightly different CDL Hazmat endorsement requirements, so it’s…
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Timely Safety Tips for Truck Drivers

This month was Distracted Driving Awareness Month, an annual occurrence sponsored by the National Safety Council (NSC). You’re probably thinking: Shouldn’t people be concerned with safe driving every month? The answer is a resounding “Yes.” Safety should be a focus every day…
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