Do UPS drivers get fired for accidents?
Generally in commercial driver’s licence jobs, drivers get fired if they are at fault.
UPS also has policies that would make the driver ‘at fault’ if they got into an accident even for doing street legal things, such as turning left or backing up..
Is being a UPS driver stressful?
UPS is often hiring drivers nearby and I have a friend that works there that tells me the pay and benefits are great, but the job is stressful. … Note: not a driver, but worked at UPS for quite a while, and have gone on-road with drivers (driver helper) a lot, mostly on days they are having a really bad time.
What is top pay for a UPS driver?
The deal also includes language to have “a new full-time combination driver” who will start at $20.50 an hour and reach a top scale of $34.79 in five years.
Why do UPS drivers make so much?
UPS drivers are all unionized. Because they are union, the company is not able to ‘single out’ workers for bad treatment (“if you don’t take this crap salary with no benefits, you’re fired”). As a result, the UPS drivers earn a higher salary.
Why do UPS drivers leave door open?
According to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, trucks aren’t air-conditioned because the average UPS delivery person opens their cargo bay doors 130 times a day. Similarly, during deliveries, drivers leave the passenger door open in order to make leaving the vehicle more efficient.
Is being a UPS driver worth it?
If you live in a smaller city then there is less opportunity, but it can still be worth it. If you want a good career that doesn’t require a degree and are willing to work hard then being a UPS driver is great. It can be long hours (especially in December), but it pays great.