DUI/going full time

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by Rollotonybrowntown, May 15, 2015.

  1. Rollotonybrowntown

    Rollotonybrowntown New Member

    Hi all, I am new to this site and looking for some input. I have been working for UPS as a part time preload er for 4,1/2 years. After being with the company for 6 months, I Started Air/Saturday/seasonal driving. In December 2012 I got a DUI (in my personal vehicle). This was during peak and I was working as a seasonal driver at the time. I live I Colorado and this was my second offense. I lost my license for 1 year and have to drive with an ignition interlock for a total of 2 years. I will get my regular license reinstated in January 2016. When will I be eligible to drive for the company again??? I have heard 5 years from the date of offense/conviction. I have also heard 5 years from reinstatement date. I cannot seem to find any info on this in the master contract. Please help, thanks:)
     
  2. ManInBrown

    ManInBrown Well-Known Member

    The first DUI wasn't enough to learn a lesson?
     
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  3. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    That wasn't his question----if he wanted a lecture I'm sure he would have asked for one.

    2 DUI's and you are gone in Upstate NY.

    We have a driver who told us that his son, who used to be a PT sup, just got his 3rd DUI. My son told me that this means automatic jail time.
     
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  4. box_beeyotch

    box_beeyotch Well-Known Member

    In my state if you get two within the same year, your more than likely serving at least six months. We have a guy in my center who has 5 DUIs over a 7 or 8 year span dating back to the 1990s.
     
  5. ManInBrown

    ManInBrown Well-Known Member

    Still sheeting NDA's in the building?
     
  6. Kicked Your Dog

    Kicked Your Dog 22 Year South Cal UPSer

    In our region you simply have to have a valid DL without any suspensions in the past year. You can do the math from there.
     
  7. PT Car Washer

    PT Car Washer Well-Known Member

    Whatever happened to no revocations for 5 years? Did that rule change?
     
  8. rod

    rod retired and happy

    I would advise the OP to call his local. All he is going to get asking on here is 20 different answers and a lecture.
     
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  9. MendozaJ

    MendozaJ Active Member

    Isn't the second DUI a felony? That should make it five years.

    UPS is not installing an interlock to accommodate you.
     
  10. STFXG

    STFXG Well-Known Member

    I would advise the OP to find a new profession with less responsibility. Professional driving doesn't sound like a good fit.
     
  11. asphaltcowboy

    asphaltcowboy Active Member

    Driver control issues interlock exemption forms to drive company vehicles.
     
  12. TheKid99

    TheKid99 Active Member

    I told my hr rep i had a suspended license because of a unpaid moving violation and she said I'm fine, lol.
     
  13. Clerkboy

    Clerkboy sic semper tyrannis

    I was in a similar situation while working part-time with UPS. I got a DUI in 1996 at 19 years old. I had no problem when going full-time in 2000. I cant say for sure but I believe the bid sheet says no DUI's within 3 years. I live & work in Ohio. Good luck brother.
     
  14. UpstateNYUPSer

    UpstateNYUPSer Very proud grandfather.

    Not true.
     
  15. Funfact

    Funfact Well-Known Member

    UPS bid sheets for driver position say.

    No moving violation in the last 12 month
    No more than 2 moving violations in the last 3 years
    No DUI / OUI or reckless driving violations in the last 5 years..

    It nothing other than a insurance issue....
     
  16. Wally

    Wally Hailing from Parts Unknown.

    Friend of Bill W yet? It might change your life for the better.

    Good luck.
     
  17. barnyard

    barnyard KTM rider Staff Member

    and that is the problem with someone asking a question that requires local knowledge. Had the same thing happen to a guy in my building and he had to wait another year to sign a bid to go FT.

    The OP needs to ask either his/her BA or an HR person or both.
     
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  18. toonertoo

    toonertoo Most Awesome Dog Staff Member

    In ohio you cannot have more than five points, I think. Dui is 5, reckless op is 4.
     
  19. Browndriver5

    Browndriver5 Active Member

    That's impressive
     
  20. PeterPotatoes

    PeterPotatoes Member

    Right now as long as you dont kill anyone or seriously injure, you cant get a felony.
    But...... they just passed a law that hasn't been signed in yet
    The bill would make a third drunk driving offense within seven years, with aggravating circumstances, a felony instead of a misdemeanor. A fourth DUI would be an outright felony, and mean up to seven years in prison.