OD drivers love to text and drive

Discussion in 'Old Dominion Freight Line' started by BillyLo, Jan 24, 2017.

  1. Trucker 206

    Trucker 206 Well-Known Member

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    Very true, CF. The wife and I were Holiday shopping last Christmas at the mall (we live in America, so you have to go THROUGH the mall to get to the outside world..LOL!), she went into a store for about 30 minutes while I sat on a bench near the center of the mall. I did a little 'case study' of my own just observing how many people had their faces buried in their phones. It astounded me! Close to 75% were either talking, texting, or...maybe...looking at online porn. Demographics were not an issue either...all ages and genders were guilty. Kinda depressed me a bit, so I just played a bingo game. On my phone.
     
  2. BillyLo

    BillyLo Service 2.0 OD Strong All Time Mastio Champion

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    Can we get a mastio for most drivers texting while driving? I can't remember the last time I've seen a Swift texting, but I can see atleast one OD driver a day texting while driving OD equipment. OD Strong
     
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  3. Ump

    Ump Big Dave's and Billy Lo's love child.

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    OD multitasking!!
     
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  4. Dick Dastardly

    Dick Dastardly Drat, Double Drat, and Triple Drat!

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    Those who make time looking for faults in others usually make no time to correct their own.
     
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  5. Dick Dastardly

    Dick Dastardly Drat, Double Drat, and Triple Drat!

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    One more for you Billy:

    "There is no such thing as constructive criticism. There is constructive advice, constructive guidance, constructive counsel, encouragement, suggestion, and instruction.

    Criticism, however, is not constructive but a destructive means of faultfinding that cripples all parties involved. Don't be fooled into thinking otherwise."

    Richelle E. Goodrich
     
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  6. BillyLo

    BillyLo Service 2.0 OD Strong All Time Mastio Champion

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    We get it, you think texting while driving is ok. I'm a professional driver and will do what it takes to keep the roads safe. Maybe I should become a trooper? I'd enjoy writing tickets.
     
  7. GaffneyRddriver

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    It's not just an OD problem, we have our fair share of guys who do the same thing at UPSF.
     
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  8. ScotchNeat

    ScotchNeat Well-Known Member

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    ^^^^^I wonder if Richelle is a person that gets their feelings hurt easily?^^^^^
     
  9. Dick Dastardly

    Dick Dastardly Drat, Double Drat, and Triple Drat!

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  10. ScotchNeat

    ScotchNeat Well-Known Member

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    ^^^^Shaking my head and laughing silently^^^^
     
  11. BillyLo

    BillyLo Service 2.0 OD Strong All Time Mastio Champion

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    Everyone been good, but I caught a driver yesterday and promptly reported them when I came to a safe parking location.
     
  12. Big Dave

    Big Dave Dispatcher for Team BRG-Wong

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    Maybe he was taking a pizza order??
     
  13. BIG R GUY

    BIG R GUY Part time Coop Dispatch driver

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    You parked your set at the bosses house? Grass needed cutting?
     
  14. BillyLo

    BillyLo Service 2.0 OD Strong All Time Mastio Champion

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    Went above boss and regional safety straight to corporate. #concerned #saferoads #mlb
     
  15. mud

    mud Wonderin'

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    I'm glad I retired in 2009.
     
  16. seabreeze

    seabreeze Not Well Known Member, 60 Year Teamster Member

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    You would be like the city cop in Ridgeway S C.
    Some years ago he would hand you his ticket book, ask you to fill in the info,give him $10 and be on your way.
    Never said any thing about our texting in the sixties.
     
  17. workin_idiot

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    You know what's not illegal....writing a letter long hand while driving. Give it a shot BillyLo
     
  18. BillyLo

    BillyLo Service 2.0 OD Strong All Time Mastio Champion

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    I know that maybe how you guys at YRC still communicate, but believe me our drivers are going to text while drive before picking up a pen and paper.

    Even our handhelds are paperless. #ODTechnology
     
  19. workin_idiot

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    I don't work at YRC, I work at OD...:732:
     

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