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Amazon drivers are being told to turn off their safety apps in order to hit delivery quotas, report says

Amazon has faced criticism over its extensive surveillance of workers and its poor safety record. Patrick Fallon/Getty Images Some of Amazon's contracted delivery companies have been telling drivers to switch off its safety app, Vice reported. The app, called Mentor, monitors their driving and assigns a safety score that ties into bonuses. Drivers said they're being told to turn it off because driving safely doesn't square with their quotas. See more stories on Insider's bu...
Tags: Amazon, Trends, Atlanta, Workers, E-commerce, UPS, Surveillance, Drivers, Detroit, Delivery, DSP, Mentor, Working Conditions, Buffalo New York, Mark Pocan, Tech Insider


Uber drivers in some US cities are making more than $40 per hour, the company said

Jeff Greenberg/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images In some US cities, Uber drivers are making at least $40 per hour, the company's CEO said. Ride-hailing apps have been trying to get drivers back on the road amid rising demand. Some drivers told Insider they're holding out for higher pay or for more people to get vaccinated for COVID-19. See more stories on Insider's business page. Uber drivers in some cities are making at least $40 an hour, the ride-haili...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, Uber, News, Congress, New York City, US, Trends, Workers, Chicago, Austin, Earnings, Philadelphia, Drivers, Getty, Dara Khosrowshahi


Summer Gas Shortage Likely for Dumbest Reason

As if you needed more doom and gloom to kick off this week, the National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) lobby has confessed that its fleet will go into the next few months operating well below capacity. That means there’s a very good chance that some parts of the country could see gas shortages over the summer. While […] The post Summer Gas Shortage Likely for Dumbest Reason appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Jobs, Supply Chain, Fuel, Autos, Drivers, Shortage, Fuel Economy, Industry News, Oil Industry, Big Oil, News Blog, National Tank Truck Carriers NTTC, Fuel Shortage, Tanker Operators


Your Favorite Porsche Drivers Tell The Story Behind Their Helmet Designs

Porsche has entered two 911 RSRs in the 2021 running of the FIA WEC series, both of which will be piloted by experienced racers including Neel Jani who won the 24 Hours of Le Mans back in 2016. Each driver has their own uniquely designed helmets that were inspired by multiple factors. A driver's helmet is an extension of their personality. Sometimes it's reserved and simple, while other drivers may prefer a bold and intimidating design. Porsche asked its drivers where they came up with their he...
Tags: Porsche, Autos, Drivers, Helmets, Stella, Kimi Raikkonen, FIA World Endurance Championship, Jani, Neel Jani, Bruni, FIA WEC, Reena, Gianmaria Bruni, Richard Lietz, Estre, Pink Pig


Young people are masquerading as food delivery drivers to jump the queue for COVID-19 vaccines, report says

A Doordash delivery person rides their bike on Church Avenue in the Flatbush neighborhood of Brooklyn in New York City, on December 4, 2020. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images Young people are posing as delivery drivers to get a COVID-19 vaccine early, according to a report. The Daily Beast reported that students are signing up for apps like DoorDash, and Uber Eats. Several US states opened up vaccine eligibility to delivery drivers earlier this year. See more stories on Insider's busine...
Tags: New York, News, Massachusetts, New York City, US, America, Trends, Bloomberg, Brooklyn, United States, Healthcare, News UK, Drivers, Vaccine, Delivery, Anthony Fauci


In The Mail: Tour Edge Exotics C721 Driver

The post In The Mail: Tour Edge Exotics C721 Driver appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog. In The Mail This Week For Review is a Tour Edge Exotics C721 Driver My initial reaction is "wow" this driver is long and straight. The post In The Mail: Tour Edge Exotics C721 Driver appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog - A daily golf blog featuring golf news, golf course, equipment and book reviews, essays, golf lifestyle and musings. Proudly Made In Michigan, America's Summer Golf Capital
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Intel Releases First Official Graphics Driver for its Rocket Lake CPUs Featuring Iris Xe Integrated GPUs

Intel's Rocket Lake series is the first one to get Iris Xe integrated GPUs and today Intel has released the first official graphics driver for its Rocket Lake CPUs. The post Intel Releases First Official Graphics Driver for its Rocket Lake CPUs Featuring Iris Xe Integrated GPUs appeared first on ThinkComputers.org.
Tags: Intel, All News, Gaming News, Hardware News, Drivers, Rocket Lake-S, Rocket Lake, Intel Releases First Official Graphics Driver


Amazon to pay $61.7M to settle FTC complaint over stolen Amazon Flex driver tips

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced today that Amazon will be required to pay $61.7 million to settle charges that it withheld some customer tips from its Amazon Flex drivers over a two and half year period. According to the complaint against Amazon and its subsidiary Amazon Logistics, the company had advertised that it paid 100% of tips to drivers. But in reality, Amazon used the customer tips to cover the difference after it lowered the hourly rate — a change it didn’t inform drivers a...
Tags: Amazon, TC, Tech, Compensation, Tips, Drivers, Delivery, Instacart, Ftc, Amazon Restaurants, U S Federal Trade Commission, Daniel Kaufman, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Amazon Flex, AmazonFresh, Amazon Logistics


Mizuno ST-X and ST-Z Drivers

Mizuno is launching two new ST-series drivers. The ST-X offers draw bias with some forgiveness. The ST-Z is a low- to mid-spin driver with higher MOI. Retail price is $400. With the launch of the Mizuno ST-X and ST-Z drivers, the company hopes to build on the momentum from its previous ST releases while making its case that it belongs in the conversation with the top-selling driver brands in golf. New Rules In past Mizuno stories, we’ve discussed how and why the company’s drivers disappea...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Drivers, Taylormade, USGA, Mizuno, Chris Voshall, Voshall, Cortech, New Golf Releases: New Golf Clubs & More, ST Z Mizuno, ST Z Drivers Mizuno, CORTECH Beta Titanium Face, Active Recoil Channel Mizuno, Mizunousa


Fewer people are driving because of COVID-19 — but more of them are getting into accidents

From Wired: Heeding public health officials, plenty of people stopped traveling. So yes, traffic deaths did decline, at least in the first half of the year, according to the most recent government data available. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which tracks traffic fatalities, says 16,650 people died on US roads from January through June, compared with 16,988 in the same period a year earlier, a 2 percent dip. — Read the rest
Tags: Transportation, Post, News, Cars, US, Traffic, Driving, Drivers, Traffic Fatalities, Car Accidents, Road Rage, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Bad drivers, Poor Driving


From being targeted for robbery to confrontational customers, 4 Amazon delivery drivers talk about what scares them during peak season

Jim Smith is a 55-year-old Amazon driver in Oregon. Jim Smith Business Insider spoke with four drivers who work as contracted Amazon delivery drivers about the dangers they face during the winter months, from navigating dark, rural roads and extreme weather conditions to dealing with difficult customers and package thieves. The delivery drivers we spoke to mentioned heightened safety concerns like fear of being targeted for robberies or even robbed at gunpoint. One driver Business Insider ...
Tags: Amazon, News, Washington, Oregon, Careers, Trends, UPS, Portland, Retail, Drivers, Smith, King, DSP, Independent Contractors, Nordic, Las Vegas Nevada


5 Common Tire Problems Drivers Encounter

Nobody likes to think about tire problems. But if you don’t anticipate what could go wrong, you’re practically guaranteeing that something will go wrong. And that’s not exactly a ball of laughs, is it? The bottom line is this: If you drive a car, you’ve got to think about your tires. Not only that, you’ve got to keep a constant eye on them. Failure to do that could move you to the side of the road real rough and fast. Don’t know much about tires? Don’t worry. Here are 5 of the most common tire ...
Tags: Problems, Autos, Drivers, Tires, Driver, Flat, Wear, Freeway, Bald, Tire, Vibrations, Problem, Maintenance Tips, Repair Services


CONTEST: 5 YEARS OF MYGOLFSPY WINNING DRIVERS TESTED! (2016 – 2020)

5 YEARS OF MYGOLFSPY WINNING DRIVERS TESTED! ( 2016-2020) Is newer really better? We are led to believe by all the ads that we should be hitting 400-yd drives by now. Is it all just a bunch of hype and marketing? If you buy that new $500 driver will the newest technology really make a difference? This is the most requested test by MyGolfSpy readers. So, we had to find out the answer. We just completed testing of the past 5 years of MyGolfSpy #MostWanted winners in a head-to-head-to-head-to-he...
Tags: Sport, Golf, Drivers, Srixon, Golf’s Most Wanted: The Best Golfing Equipment


How to fix a faulty or disabled touchpad on your Windows laptop in 5 different ways

It's not hard to fix a touchpad. Hollis Johnson There are several ways to fix a faulty touchpad on a Windows 10 laptop, and most of them don't require any hardware repairs. If your touchpad isn't working, there's a chance that you've disabled it with a Windows keyboard shortcut. You can also try fixing your touchpad by updating or uninstalling its drivers, the software that keeps it running. If you've tried everything but still can't fix your touchpad, contact your manufacturer, Micros...
Tags: Microsoft, Windows, Trends, Pc, Windows 10, Drivers, Laptops, Hollis Johnson, Tech Insider, Windows Laptops, Product Card, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference, Software & Apps (Reference, Tech How To


Uber, Lyft Win in California: Drivers to Remain Contractors

Uber and Lyft stocks saw a bump this week after California passed a ballot measure that will exempt them (and similar businesses) from a state law requiring contracted drivers to be reclassified as employees. App-based work platforms bent over backward and expended millions to ensure Proposition 22 passed in November, with many suggesting it was […] The post Uber, Lyft Win in California: Drivers to Remain Contractors appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Lyft, Uber, California, Autos, Drivers, Gig Economy, Ride-sharing, News Blog, Assembly Bill 5, Ab5, Ride-hailing Firms, Prop 22


Your Windows computer runs using 'Drivers' — here's what they are, and how to find them

Drivers are essential programs that keep your Windows computer running. Crystal Cox/Business Insider In Windows 10, drivers are pieces of software that allow a device or application to run properly. If you don't have the right drivers for your computer, you'll experience bugs and glitches. Your most important drivers will usually be updated automatically by Windows, but you can update and manage them manually through the Device Manager app. Visit Business Insider's Tech Reference library f...
Tags: Microsoft, Windows, Trends, Pc, Nvidia, Windows 10, Drivers, Amd, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Crystal Cox, Product Card, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference, Laptops & Tablets (Reference, Software & Apps (Reference


How to update or reinstall your drivers in Windows 10 to keep your computer running smoothly

You'll need to manually update your drivers in Windows 10 if automatic updates aren't enabled. Hollis Johnson To update your drivers in Windows 10, open the Device Manager and right-click the device you need to update. The most important drivers on your computer will likely be updated automatically along with other Windows updates, but you can still check for updates manually. Drivers are essential software that keep the various devices and components in your Windows computer worki...
Tags: Google, Updates, Microsoft, Windows, Trends, Pc, Nvidia, Windows 10, Drivers, Amd, Don, Dave Johnson, Hollis Johnson, Tech Insider, Product Card, BI-freelancer


How to download Nvidia drivers to keep your computer's graphics running smoothly and vibrantly

Nvidia drivers are easier to update than you might realize. dikiiy/Shutterstock You can download Nvidia drivers right from the Nvidia website, or using an app called Nvidia GeForce Experience. If you have an Nvidia GeForce card, you can install the GeForce Experience app to automatically install the right Nvidia drivers.  If you have a different kind of Nvidia card or don't want to use the Experience app, you can manually download drivers from the Nvidia website.  Before you download new N...
Tags: Gaming, Windows, Trends, Intel, Pc, Nvidia, Windows 10, Drivers, Amd, Graphics Cards, Dave Johnson, Tech Insider, Nvidia Geforce, Product Card, BI-freelancer, Tech Reference


A Honma Mobile Experience Club Fitting

The post A Honma Mobile Experience Club Fitting appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog. A Honma Mobile Experience Club Fitting. I recently had the chance to get a fitting for a driver at one of Honma's Mobile Experience stations. The post A Honma Mobile Experience Club Fitting appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog - A daily golf blog featuring golf news, golf course, equipment and book reviews, essays, golf lifestyle and musings. Proudly Made In Michigan, America's Summer Golf Capital
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Kentucky driver busted for hand-drawn license plate

Police in Millersburg, Kentucky, pulled over a driver last week after noticing that their license plate looked a bit "off model," as cartoonists say. The individual was also lacking auto insurance and driving on a suspended license. The Millersburg Police Department offered this "pro tip": "Don't forget to draw the registration sticker." (WDRB)
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Retired ambulance driver grants wish

One of the most insidious aspects of the coronavirus pandemic is the virus’ ability to deprive dying patients of the chance to say goodbye to the people and places they love. Retired Dutch ambulance driver Kees Veldboer is trying to remedy this unfortunate reality, driving terminally ill coronavirus patients to places they’d like to say goodbye to. Veldboer, the founder of Stichting Ambulance Wens, has fulfilled over 14,000 dying wishes, including several hundred since the pandemic began. Si...
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Titleist TS2 Driver

Titleist TS2 DriverOn Amazon The Titleist TS2 Driver is designed for straight speed. It features ... Read more. The post Titleist TS2 Driver appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog.
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TaylorMade SIM Driver

TaylorMade SIM Driveron Amazon TaylorMade’s SIM Driver is new for 2020. It features: Revolutionary New ... Read more. The post TaylorMade SIM Driver appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog.
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How to Check Your USB Devices for Unsafe Firmware

Your USB peripherals may be making your PC vulnerable to hackers. The data security firm Eclypsium reports that the majority of Windows and Linux-based peripherals use “unsigned” firmware that leaves them open to all manner of attack—ransomware, spyware, and even full-on device takeovers. Read more...
Tags: Security, Privacy, Usb, Drivers, Lifehacks


How to Use Nvidia's Latest Drivers to Cap Your PC's Frame Rates

A brand-new version of Nvidia’s GeForce drivers has unlocked a helpful little feature: a universal frame rate cap. If you’re tired of setting this limit in every individual game you play, this will save a you a bit of time—and since the feature is somewhat buried in Nvidia’s Control Panel, and arrived with little…Read more...
Tags: Gaming, Nvidia, Graphics Card, Drivers, Lifehacks, Control Panel, Frame Rates


Cobra SpeedZone Driver 2020

Cobra SpeedZone Driver 2020on Amazon New for 2020 is the Cobra SpeedZone Driver. Priced at ... Read more. The post Cobra SpeedZone Driver 2020 appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog.
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Mitigating Risk from Common Driving Infractions

The high frequency of road accidents makes driver safety one of the biggest challenges fleet managers face each day. In the US alone, 6 million car accidents every year happen every year, with more than 40,000 motor vehicle accident-related deaths in 2017. Several factors come into play when looking at the cause of traffic accidents. It could be the weather, changing road conditions, or the fault of other road users such as another driver or pedestrian. Apart from the risks posed by accide...
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What To Do If Your Antivirus Apps or Wifi Drivers Are Blocking Window 10 Updates

Microsoft is preventing certain PCs running older versions of AVG and Avast antivirus software and outdated Qualcomm WiFi drivers from installing Windows 10 versions 1809, 1903, and 1909. Here’s why: Microsoft no longer allows Windows 10 to automatically update on any and all systems due to potential bugs and…Read more...
Tags: Microsoft, Windows, Update, Windows 10, Wifi, Drivers, Lifehacks, Qualcomm, Antivirus


2020 New York City Taxi Drivers Calendar Is Here!

After seven years of adorning cubicles, kitchens and dimly-lit bedrooms, 2020 will be the final edition of the NYC Taxi Drivers Calendar. The 2020 calendar features 12 scintillating and good-humored yellow cab drivers, eager to enhance your daily living experience. A portion of each calendar sale benefits University Settlement, America’s oldest settlement house (1886), based in New York City and... Source
Tags: Photography, Design, NYC, New York City, Calendar, Drivers, Taxi, University Settlement America, New York City Taxi Drivers Calendar


Cobra SpeedZone Drivers

I’ve been a fan of Cobra Drivers for some time now. A Cobra King F8 ... Read more. The post Cobra SpeedZone Drivers appeared first on GolfBlogger Golf Blog.
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