Being too under allowed.

Discussion in 'UPS Discussions' started by AttackedHawk34, Jan 9, 2020.

  1. Faceplanted

    Faceplanted Well-Known Member

    Considering that per osha/dot, the time we take to drive to and from a lunch location is on the clock, something as simple as breaking up your meal into 3 different spans can easially add 20-30 minutes to the day..... also, not pussing in bottles like a savage and going to the bathroom can also add a other 20-30 minutes. That’s an hour right there. Og drivers use these tricks to keep their stop count down.
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  2. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    We're not allowed to break up our local lunch break here. Must be a uninterrupted 30min lunch.
  3. Faceplanted

    Faceplanted Well-Known Member

    We get 1 hour to use how we want, maximum of 3 meal entry points. Must use the full hour. Pretty sure state law has 30 min uninterrupted but I never heard anybody get told anything about it. I usually do 40 min, then 10 and 10
  4. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    How many paid breaks you guys get?
  5. Faceplanted

    Faceplanted Well-Known Member

  6. 542thruNthru

    542thruNthru Well-Known Member

    Ouch that sucks.

    We get to 15min and a 10min if we go over 10 hours.
  7. Heavy Package

    Heavy Package Well-Known Member

    LOL what other job do you talk about where getting off around 7:30 or 8pm is an easy or light regular day smh.
  8. MrBates

    MrBates Active Member

    Did you have a big pick up that day? If you did you can easily scratch without even trying.
    They can do a lot of other things to help the driver scratch on a route.
  9. Nope the only thing i can say is i didn't follow Orion do to having pretty good area knowledge of the route.
  10. Alamo Joe

    Alamo Joe Member

    Put in your letter.
  11. WannaDock?

    WannaDock? World Champion

    25min paid break with a 5 min unpaid meal here:raspberry-tounge: 1 hour meals are for suckers
  12. Integrity

    Integrity Binge Poster

    What is this “ since (sense?) of urgency” you talk about?

    Not sure I understand.
  13. Working at a pace
    Working at the UPS method pace with a sense of urgency. Which on that route was 12 stops an hr for me.
  14. A slow boring rural route