Cleaning House!!!

Discussion in 'Old Dominion Freight Line' started by kenneth, Jan 20, 2018.

  1. kenneth

    kenneth Well-Known Member

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    Heard this week we lost some driver's all over from Social Media post's.We lost line driver for posting picture of sitting in traffic and for falsifying log by taking his 30 while sitting in traffic.My opinion in all this is if you are stupid enough to do it then you deserve to be fired.:hide:
    Be careful out and think about your actions
     
  2. bullwagon

    bullwagon Well-Known Member

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    That driver must have been on their radar. That's another reason why Truckingboards is my only source of social media. I do not trust anyone.
     
  3. kenneth

    kenneth Well-Known Member

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    Well,you know when you friends with your Manager's and OD Facebook .They always looking after you.:2437:
     
  4. bullwagon

    bullwagon Well-Known Member

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    Honestly I thinks that's pure stupidity for them to be on anyone's friends list. Your asking for it, if OD found out they did nothing if they see something then they are on the chopping block.
     
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  5. Songremainsthesame

    Songremainsthesame Well-Known Member

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    Can’t fix stupid... why would anybody post something like that for the whole world to see??
     
  6. kenneth

    kenneth Well-Known Member

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    And that's why my Facebook Page is Privacy tight and nothing to do with OD or anyone that is employed with them.
     
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  7. Trucker 206

    Trucker 206 Well-Known Member

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    Same here, Ken. My FB page is locked down pretty tight. Maybe 20 friends total on it, and most are classmates I’ve known since the 60’s...WAY before my trucking days. I rarely post, and when I do I never post work-related stuff.
     
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  8. BillyLo

    BillyLo Service 2.0 OD Strong All Time Mastio Champion

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    Was that on the OD crybaby's only page?
     
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  9. kenneth

    kenneth Well-Known Member

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    Not sure.I deleted them all.Had a driver tell me.We got a message first of the week about handheld devices.I figured they had canned some people because of message.
     
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  10. BillyLo

    BillyLo Service 2.0 OD Strong All Time Mastio Champion

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    They always put no handheld devices in the monthly meeting paperwork. Cameras are coming if guys keep doing stupid stuff like that.
     
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  11. kenneth

    kenneth Well-Known Member

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    Maybe.OD has themselves covered legally for sure.Policies in place.Never understood why drivers take pictures while driving and post them.Really?????
     
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  12. 1 Lone Ranger

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    Have posted pictures of my full trailer.Or at a point of interest.Usually don't include the numbers if I can keep it out of the pic.But I'm also not on the OD driver page nor do I have very many Co workers as FB friends.

    IIRC GG is big into technology .I wouldn't doubt if someone in Corp monitors that stuff some kind of way.
     
  13. kenneth

    kenneth Well-Known Member

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    Nothing wrong with that.It's when you take a picture when you are driving or sitting behind the wheel in a road or hwy
     
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  14. gomer2969

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    My meet guy was fired a few weeks ago for pictures he posted on FB.
     
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  15. joes bar and grill

    joes bar and grill Well-Known Member

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    What’s Facebook?
     
  16. kenneth

    kenneth Well-Known Member

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    Well,there's one..I was told 14
     
  17. Trucker 206

    Trucker 206 Well-Known Member

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    You’re absolutely right, Lone Ranger. When I was at Conway, I noticed a pretty sharp BMW near me at one of my stops. The dude had a white shirt and a tie on. My next stop was 4 miles away, and guess who I see show up about 30 seconds after me. Yep, white-shirt boy. Coincidence? Maybe. I stared him down pretty good...eye contact and all! Companies have people like this everywhere.
     
  18. kenneth

    kenneth Well-Known Member

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    They do.Department and that's all they do.
     
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  19. Pooty tang

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    Well thats how we ended up with driver facing cameras at Saia. Jackasses taking pics and videos going down the road looking up stuff on internet instead of doing what they were hired to do...DRIVE ! We had a few high dollar wrecks that were determined to be caused by distracted driving and now we have cameras staring at us. Hopefully yall can prevent the cameras , we had alot of good drivers come over to O.D. because of the cameras. Just use your damn common sense and cut the crap whoever you drive for.
     
  20. flybynite

    flybynite Well-Known Member

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    I take pictures of trailers in different yards, before I hook. I document them as proof. It’s amazing that some employees don’t realize what responsibilities they have to insure that a trailer is legal or doesn’t have holes in it. Also I don’t Facebook.
     
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