New courier kills Sprinter

Discussion in 'FedEx Discussions' started by ProfitServiceProfit, Nov 13, 2014.

  1. [​IMG]

    New couriers first day on the road. Says brakes went out and couldn't stop. It's cold here but roads are dry and no ice. Speed limit is 35 mph where this happened. No injuries, no citations.
  2. cosmo1

    cosmo1 Perhaps. Staff Member

    That'll buff out.
  3. Route 66

    Route 66 Slapped Upside-da-Head Member

    It's such a bummer when your brakes go out on your very first day.
  4. Rhoderunner

    Rhoderunner Active Member

    What a first day !! First wreak and first warning letter :ashamed:
  5. hypo hanna

    hypo hanna Well-Known Member

    Yes, what an amazing coincidence!

    Still, I feel sorry for the tree.
    • Agree Agree x 1
    • Funny Funny x 1
    • List
  6. Operational needs

    Operational needs Virescit Vulnere Virtus

    Man! How did that courier already get a new sprinter? It's not fair! I'm driving an old one with over 200,000 miles and I've been around over 20 years!

    I say give the newbies the junk and us old farts the new ones. Most of us would take better care of them.
  7. Operational needs

    Operational needs Virescit Vulnere Virtus

    Probably looking at his GPS.
  8. FUFred

    FUFred Active Member

    NO way is this totaled. Vehicle Maintenance will hammer out the dents, toss some new stickers on it and put a note next to the fuel gauge not to over half a tank a diesel. It will be on the road tomorrow.
  9. CJinx

    CJinx Well-Known Member

    At least it was a tree and not one of those houses....
  10. Route 66

    Route 66 Slapped Upside-da-Head Member

    He's still new yet....he'll get a house next time! (when his throttle sticks)
  11. SuperHandler

    SuperHandler Member

    Preventable. Prepare to be fired.
  12. adhawk

    adhawk Member

    This is what happens when you keep bugging people about gosh darn gap times
    • Like Like x 2
    • Winner Winner x 1
    • List
  13. CollegeGrad

    CollegeGrad New Member

    Looks like there isn't much gap between the sprinter and tree.
    • Like Like x 1
    • Agree Agree x 1
    • List
  14. Nolimitz

    Nolimitz Well-Known Member

    first day, never saw a gap report yet. tomorrow 0%
  15. They replaced almost all of the trucks with new sprinters at this station a couple years ago. I'm not there anymore but I'd imagine this one has well over 100k miles by now.

    Right? Lol I wonder if the new sprinters have "black boxes" that record telemetry and stuff.
  16. MrFedEx

    MrFedEx Engorged Member

    Nice one. My guess is looking at PowerPad and then... bad things. Again, Freddie. You get what you pay for.
  17. MechLift

    MechLift Member

    Don't forget to post-trip in the VIR.
  18. Code 82 Approved

    Code 82 Approved Titanium Plus+ Level Member with benefits!

    What...??? Nobody has yet said "must be one of those ground drivers which got into express?"
  19. Route 66

    Route 66 Slapped Upside-da-Head Member

    must be one of those ground drivers which got into express.
    • Like Like x 2
    • Funny Funny x 2
    • List
  20. overflowed

    overflowed Well-Known Member

    You're the one making it sound like someone sneaking over the border dude.