No one want to drive in Detroit

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by TheKid99, Jun 13, 2014.

  1. TheKid99

    TheKid99 Active Member

    From what I'm hearing at my current hub. ... people are afraid to sign the bid sheet
  2. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    So sign it.
  3. TheKid99

    TheKid99 Active Member

    I can't. .. I have to transfer I just request and I have to wait 90 days anyways
  4. superballs63

    superballs63 Well-Known Troll Troll

  5. TheKid99

    TheKid99 Active Member

    I'm a pt seasonal handler so I have to wait till I'm hired in which will be in September to bid.

    I talked to the hub manager today so I can transfer he told me ill have to wait a year I told him I was a seasonal package handler and he said ohhh talk to hr on Monday and request

    so that's the only benefit of being seasonal... easy to transfer.
  6. Is Detroit still there? I heard it was abandoned.
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  7. Are the drivers in Detroit allowed to carry firearms?
  8. ManInBrown

    ManInBrown Well-Known Member

    Cant say I blame em
  9. greengrenades

    greengrenades To be the man, you gotta beat the man.

    Hell I don't blame them. Memphis isn't as bad but there are package car drivers who have been jumped, and one of my buddies told me how he stopped at a residential and he spotted like 4 guys roll up and sneak on the side of his truck he jumped in took off and they were hanging on the back of his truck and the other guy was trying to rip him out of the seat. I mean seriously who wants to deal with that :censored2:. Then on top of that you have a company that doesn't give a damn about you. So I don't blame the guys working i detroit. They are going to have to start putting package car drivers through fire arm training.
  10. scooby0048

    scooby0048 This page left intentionally blank

    It is so bad they are (or were until they went bankrupt), giving free homes away to get police officers to join the force.
  11. Somepeoplecallmethestig

    Somepeoplecallmethestig Are you not amused?

    I am afraid to drive though Detroit.
  12. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    There's parts of almost every town that's not smart to drive through.
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  13. Yea for sure but Detroit is like a town in a third world country.
  14. twoeddies1

    twoeddies1 Member

    There's some routes in NYC where you have an armed guard with you for your entire shift. Mine is one of them
  15. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    And johnnyfootball2014 disagrees why?
  16. toonertoo

    toonertoo Most Awesome Dog Staff Member

    Wow, really?
  17. twoeddies1

    twoeddies1 Member

    Yeah. My hub has a few routes like this where the guard is with you the entire day. Rides in the jump seat. Some hubs the guard meets you before you go into certain buildings. My entire route is city owned housing projects and something happens daily around there.
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  18. AirOnTrace

    AirOnTrace Allergic to cardboard.

    There was a driver in Houston recently who was robbed at gunpoint, and his package car was stolen. I think he tried to fight them off.
  19. AirOnTrace

    AirOnTrace Allergic to cardboard.

  20. jumpman23

    jumpman23 Oh Yeah

    If it were me id carry a gun that was registered. Somebody put my life in danger them mofos are getting blasted. You got to protect yourself by any means necessary, its my life or yours and im taking their life first. I think we could agree on that. I almost killed a guy in a fight one time when I got jumped and as bad as this sounds I could do it again if I feared my life was in danger again, no problem. If anybody has ever feared for their life in that type of situation then they will know exactly what im talking about.
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