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UPS Inducts 1,412 Of Its Safest Drivers Into Circle Of Honor

  • Nearly 940 Drivers Accident-Free for 35 Years or more, Six for 50 or more
  • Elite Drivers in Countries outside the U.S. now total 660

UPS today announced the induction of 1,412 men and women into the Circle of Honor, an elite group of UPS drivers who have been among the safest drivers on the road, and have not had an avoidable accident for 25 years or more. With those new inductees, the Circle of Honor now includes 10,779 of UPS’s active brown-clad drivers.

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UPS driver vs. rooster | Video shows delivery man in a standoff with an overprotective rooster – WFMY

Fred the rooster wasn’t happy about a new UPS driver delivering a package to his home. His owners’ Ring doorbell caught the interaction on camera.

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UPS honors Rep. John Lewis’ legacy, plants first trees toward 50 million planting goal

On 2/20/2021, at an event celebrating civil rights leader John Lewis, UPS’s chief corporate affairs, communications and sustainability officer Laura Lane, marked the moment with The UPS Foundation’s first tree planting toward its new commitment to plant 50 million trees by 2030. UPS volunteers, and a dozen more from the greater Atlanta community, planted trees and seedlings in Freedom Park surrounding John Lewis Plaza. It marks the first of 14 planned UPS projects in collaboration with the Arbor Day Foundation in cities across the U.S. and additional projects are being planned in international locations.

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Spokane woman calls UPS Driver a “blessing from God” after he helped her from a serious fall – KHQ

A Spokane-area woman said she’s thankful for a UPS Delivery Driver, who she claims helped save her life.

Zona Gale Sweeney said she was walking outside of her home during a snowy day, when she slipped on ice and fell on her porch.

“My feet literally were at my head when I was falling,” Sweeney said.

She said she fell on her head, was unable to get up, and started calling for help.

That’s when a Levi Souder, a UPS driver, heard her yelling while he was in between deliveries.

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Exclusive: UPS pilots try rapid COVID test to avoid Hong Kong quarantines – Freight Waves

UPS Airlines pilots are testing themselves for COVID midflight, using a novel rapid antigen device that has yet to be approved by the U.S., and sending the results ahead to Hong Kong in an effort to avoid lengthy government quarantines on arrival, FreightWaves has learned.

The express carrier is participating in a trial of the Covi-Stix detection kit manufactured by Sorrento Therapeutics to support Food and Drug Administration authorization and prevent pilots flying from the company’s Anchorage hub from being isolated against their will in Hong Kong, according to an internal email shared with FreightWaves.

A second source with knowledge of UPS’ operations confirmed the existence of the voluntary program for crew members on direct flights from Anchorage to Hong Kong.