Thinking about jumping ship

Discussion in 'UPS Freight' started by Mr. Pinkers, Nov 16, 2016.

  1. sppollock

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    Has anyone talked to the union about this? I know it probably wont get anything done but paper trail is a start. As far as I know they aren't supposed to have cameras in our trucks without that being in the contract.
     
  2. Nitetrain

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    I drive a automatic freightliner, there are no cameras
     
  3. Freight Maniac

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  4. Nitetrain

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    3 months old, only 35000 miles on it ! we got 3 of them....... NO cameras...
     
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    We got three freight liner automatics in January no camera, 1 new volvo twin screw in February also automatic no camera, I haven't a clue what you are talking about.
     
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  6. Yellowpride

    Yellowpride Brown Now!

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    It's not a camera. It is the front facing lane departure warning system sensor. It sits right in the middle of the windshield near the top. It measures the lines on the road.
     
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  7. Freight Maniac

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    Doesn't it records if you in accident?
     
  8. sppollock

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    It's a lane detection system to make sure you don't hit the car in front of you. It is not a camera. I now understand your confusion.
     
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    When the newer automatic Volvos first came out with all those detection gadgets, drivers were telling each other they were cameras then too...

    But I would like to know...Has ANYONE figured how to shut those damn lane alerts off? They really are distracting...I know I hit that button more than 50 times on a trip...You don't even have to cross the line, just ride near it or cross over old ones from construction and it blurps. The AM/FM radios in the freightshakers are garbage...your listening to static and blurting lane alerts all night. You have to get yourself a XM or Iheart to drive those if your a RDDR.
     
  10. sppollock

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    I wish I could find out how to turn those darn alarms at least down, it's frustrating. One of our trucks is really touchie, the rest aren't as bad, I don't know what the difference is but...Being a city driver I don't really have time to listen to the radio much, in and out alot.
     

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