Posts Tagged ‘drivers’

Eight drivers that springboard Trump’s nose-dive into humiliated loser

What makes even a lousy career criminal look bad? To be proved a blundering, hypocritical boob. Source

71% of drivers consider buying older cars due to data privacy concerns

Data privacy within the automotive industry was analyzed in a recent report by Kaspersky. According to the report, 72% of drivers are uncomfortable with the idea of automakers sharing their data with third parties. Eighty-seven percent of survey participants said automakers should be required to delete their data upon request, and 28% said they have some idea […]

EV SPY: Electric vehicles’ privacy policy indicates they monitor drivers’ verbal conversations to COLLECT and SELL information to buyers (which may include the government)

(NaturalNews) People are aware that the top selling points of electric or robo cars are convenience and their environmental and economic benefits, making everyone… Source

Amazon Is Trying to Stop a Lawsuit From Drivers Who Peed In Bottles From Going to Court

Amazon is trying to stop a class action lawsuit by a group of Colorado delivery drivers about the “inhumane” conditions they face from going to court, the drivers’ lawyers say.  Drivers first filed the proposed class action lawsuit in Colorado in May because, they said, they have to pee in bottles and defecate in dog-waste […]

Black Drivers Are Now Deliberately Hitting and Murdering White Cyclists

There is apparently a new trend where black people are using their cars (sometimes stolen) to murder White Source

Gaza’s learner drivers use simulator to get up to speed

  Learner drivers in Gaza are buckling up in a simulator seat and using it to learn the basics rules of driving before being allowed to get in a car and drive on the road for the first time. In an effort to help increase the confidence of first time drivers, E-School Palestine has installed […]

Who’s Behind the Push for ‘Digital Drivers Licenses’ in the U.S. and Mexico?

As so-called digital or mobile driver’s licenses begin rolling out across North America we must ask who is behind the expansion of this potentially dangerous technology. In my previous reporting I have outlined how the push for digital identity programs is a scam disguised as a human right. This scam is designed to lull the […]

Amazon Told Drivers Not to Worry About In-Van Surveillance Cameras. Now Footage Is Leaking Online

A phone-recorded video posted to Reddit shows a wooden desk strewn with various office supplies. On a monitor on the desk, a video begins to play: an Amazon delivery driver, being recorded by a driver-facing camera in their van, leans out of their window to talk to a customer. Though the video is cute, the […]

Uber, DoorDash Sue NYC to Stop Delivery Drivers From Getting a Minimum Wage

Image Credit: Getty Images Gig economy companies DoorDash, Grubhub, and Uber sued New York City on Thursday over a new minimum wage law for app-based delivery workers that would raise their minimum wage to $17.96 per hour. The law, which was implemented in mid-June, is the first of its kind in the U.S, and would […]

Greek Taxi Drivers Overturn And Smash Uber Cars For Offering Cheaper Rides

The incident occurred on the Greek island of Rhodes in response to Uber drivers allegedly charging less than the permitted fare for rides to the airport. Local media outlets Dimokratiki and Rodiak captured the shocking aftermath of the Greek taxi drivers’ rampage outside Uber Greece’s premises in Rhodes. The photos show a VW T-Roc and… […]

‘Large Group’ Riots in the Streets of Chicago, Two Teens Shot, Drivers Attacked, Cars Set Ablaze

The riots come just days after Chicago elected a new mayor who said “state-sponsored policing” should not apply to black people. Source

Latvia Is Shipping Cars Seized From Drunk Drivers To Ukraine

Home » Europe, Social » Latvia Is Shipping Cars Seized From Drunk Drivers To Ukraine     The Latvian government last month approved a plan to donate cars seized from drunk drivers to Ukraine, in what it says is a creative scheme (or else we could say publicity-seeking scheme) to help the war effort there. […]

Study Claims White Drivers Pollute Black, Brown Areas of Los Angeles

A new study by a set of USC researchers claims that white drivers overwhelmingly pollute black and brown areas of Los Angeles.  Source

Latvia confiscated hundreds of cars from drunk drivers: The first are now on their way to Ukraine

Latvian authorities have vowed to hand two dozen confiscated vehicles from drunk drivers every week for delivery to Ukraine. Source

Mechanic Sees Drivers Trapped on Icy Road in Brutal Winter Storm, Frees Them for 7 Hours Till 6 A.M

A brutal winter storm struck the western U.S. from Arizona to Wyoming last month, seeing many motorists stranded for long hours in cold weather and abandoned cars littering the highways. Twenty drivers trapped in a blizzard in Washington state on Feb. 22 have a pair of local heroes to thank for pulling them out. Uber […]

End of second general strike by truck drivers in ROK

On December 9, South Korea’s Cargo Truckers Solidarity Union voted to end their 16-day strike. The decision brought to an end the second round of Yoon Suk-yeol’s stand-off with the left-leaning trade unions, which we have already discussed in previous articles. The strikers were demanding permanent status for the current temporary minimum wage scheme, plus […]

Second general strike by truck drivers in ROK

Do you recall the summer story about the truckers’ strike in South Korea? It is now reoccurring and, in the author’s view, is not so much part of the workers’ struggle for their rights as an instance of the political confrontation between conservatives and democrats. On November 22, 2022, the Korean Confederation of Trade Unions […]

In refusing to prioritize drivers’ safety, UPS risks major strike

In late August, as temperatures soared around the United States, a driver for United Parcel Service (UPS) took before-and-after photos of chocolate chip cookies on a baking sheet. The delicious-looking confections were baked on the dashboard of a UPS truck whose internal temperatures shot to dangerous levels—not in an oven. It was an ingenious way […]

Cost of living crisis: UK bus drivers strike as medics and barristers threaten to walk

As the cost of living bites, workers across the UK are continuing to strike, demanding higher wages to combat rising inflation. According to the trade union Unite, some 1,600 bus drivers in London walked out during the August bank holiday weekend between 27 and 28 August, following the first bus strike in the capital on […]

London Tram Drivers In Croydon Strike Against Real Terms Pay Cut

Members of the Aslef union, the 150 workers rejected a 3 percent pay offer from operator First Group and voted almost unanimously to strike, on a turnout of 86 percent. With inflation at 11.7 percent RPI, the company’s offer amounts to a deep pay cut. Services were severely disrupted, affecting the Wimbledon tennis tournament, with […]

PHOTO – Bus Drivers Honor Uvalde with Vehicle Formation: ‘Bless Them for Doing This’

Bus drivers working for Northside Independent School District (NISD) in San Antonio, Texas, honored Uvalde CISD on Saturday in a special way.

Texas DPS Border Inspections Take 1K Dangerous Commercial Trucks, 84 Drivers Off U.S. Roadways

Texas Department of Public Safety troopers conducting safety inspections of commercial vehicles at ports of entry stopped nearly 1,000 trucks with “serious safety violations” from driving into the state. The increased inspections are being carried out under an order from Governor Greg Abbott as part of a response to the growing border crisis.

Tunisia: Fuel drivers announce a 3-day strike

Tunisia’s fuel transport drivers began a three-day strike today over unfulfilled social demands, Anadolu reported. Secretary General of the General Union of Hydrocarbons Transport Workers of the Tunisian General Labour Union said in a statement that the drivers decided to go on a strike after the failure of three negotiation sessions with the Ministries of […]

EU Lays out Plan Giving Rights to Uber, Deliveroo Drivers

BRUSSELS—The European Commission announced draft rules on Thursday to give many workers such as couriers for online platform companies including Uber and Deliveroo employee benefits, a move which labour unions say is overdue but some companies argue will lead to job losses. The proposal, a global first that needs to be thrashed out with EU […]

How NYC Taxi Drivers Took On Predatory Lenders And Won

Above Photo: A Person Attends A Protest By New York Taxi Drivers About Debt Relief In New York On Oct. 20, 2021. Carlo Allegri / Reuters File. After a two-week hunger strike and two months of sit-ins, dozens of taxi drivers in New York City hosted a long-awaited celebration outside City Hall on November 10. […]

School Bus Drivers In Nationwide Strikes Over Poor Pay And Covid Risk

Above Photo: A Savannah Chatham County Public Schools bus climbs the ramp onto Veterans Parkway as drivers who called out sick on 3 September, hold a protest outside the operations center. Richard Burkhart/AP. Drivers are left ‘begging for better pay’ even as the school bus driver shortage is worsening in the new school year. Yellow […]

Shell Is Tricking Drivers With Its Carbon Neutral Campaign

Above Photo: The advertisements being challenged are part of Shell Canada’s Drive Carbon Neutral program, which launched in November 2020. Szabolcs Toth / Unsplash. If you find yourself filling up at a Shell station across Canada, you’ll likely be greeted by an ad, one that ensures you can drive “carbon neutral” if you participate in […]

Taxi Drivers Plan Hunger Strike For Debt Relief

Above Photo: Taxis parked in protest at New York City Hall. (RBLFMR / Shutterstock) A Group Of Protesters Hope The Action Will Force A New Plan From City Hall To Help Them Pay Off What They Owe On Medallion Loans. After 30 days of protesting outside City Hall, a group of New York City taxi medallion […]

UK To Bring in Thousands Of Foreign Truck Drivers – Tory MP Suggests Using Afghans

The British government is planning to issue 5,000 temporary visas to foreign drivers in order to ease a shortage of truck drivers that is causing widespread disruption. Boris Johnson agreed to go ahead and one Tory MP even suggested using Afghans, despite the fact that covid lockdowns have left many British citizens out of work. […]

Georgia School Bus Drivers Protest Inadequate COVID-19 Protection And Low Pay

Above Photo: School buses at Dewar Elementary School, Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia (Wikimedia Commons) On September 3, 54 school bus drivers in the Savannah-Chatham County Public School System SCCSS) in Georgia began a rolling sickout and staged a protest at the school district offices over pay structure and lack of adequate protections from COVID-19. The […]

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