A day in the life of a UPS driver - With brown on the ground - Fox 12 Clocking seven to 10 miles a day. Going through four pairs of shoes a year. Triathlete in training? Nope. UPS driver. Those shocking numbers were just part of the on-the-job learning experience I absorbed when I spent a day in the life of a United Parcel Service delivery driver. And let me tell you from the start, those men and women sporting the "brown" work their tails off.