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Delivery Driver

Discussion in 'Education and Employment' started by Chaseman394, Sep 16, 2020.

  1. Chaseman394

    Chaseman394 PDD-NOS

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    So i applied for a new job as a delivery driver for a pizza place and I'm nervous about it and i have an interview set up and a part of me knows i need it but the other part of me makes me feel like I shouldn't, so I'm just conflicted. But this always happens when I try to get a new job.
     
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  2. Mia

    Mia Well-Known Member V.I.P Member

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    Good luck Chaseman with the interview.
     
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  3. Aspychata

    Aspychata Serenity waves, beachy vibes

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    This should be interesting. You should ask about tips, and how is gas expense calculated? If you get in a accident, who pays? You may have to notify your car insurance that you use your car for deliveries.
     
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    Chaseman394 PDD-NOS

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    I'm not worried about the driving part, more like what do I say to the customer when i give them their food, I know thank you, but I definitely feel like I will make it awkward. Also the Employer had all those things listed like mileage reimbursement and tips. Am I supposed to tell my car insurance about that really?
     
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    Aspychata Serenity waves, beachy vibes

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    Any time you deliver passengers or delivering pizza or anything else, your insurance company may deny coverage in a car accident. Some employers have insurance that does cover your car. So if your employer has nothing, you should update your insurance company.
     
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    Judge Well-Known Member

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    You should be.

    If you are using your own vehicle you MUST contact your insurer immediately and have them determine whether or not they provide delivery driver insurance. Otherwise in the event of an accident, you could be personally found to be legally liable for any property damage or bodily injury.

    Most standard personal auto policies are likely to exclude liability for business use unless it's already agreed and appropriately charged for. It's also possible that your insurer might not wish to remain on the policy with this exposure not covered otherwise.

    Here are some of the basics you need to know before you are hired or approach your auto insurer:

    Auto insurance an important piece of the pie for pizza delivery vehicles
     
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  7. Aspychata

    Aspychata Serenity waves, beachy vibes

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    The other important fact is that delivery employees do end up with a higher percentage of car accidents but this could be that a lot of drivers are young. So don't stress so much on what to say to client, stress more about driving alert and be a driver who anticipates obstacles in driving. You should do fine because you are here asking questions, that shows you are really together.
     
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    From my experience, as mentally anguishing it is, just go for the interview and you may just find that you enjoy the work.

    I have had such high anxiety, that I cannot function normally, but when I have pushed forward, sometimes, it has worked out.

    Oh, how anxiety is cruel. It pounds the body and mind and vanishes as soon as what is causing it, passes.
     
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    Gracey Well-Known Member

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    If the customer has already paid online for their order,
    it's just a case of delivering it however,

    return custom and tips come from great customer service.
    Warm smile, calm, friendly tone of voice, brief eye contact on greeting.

    I found the great thing about delivery jobs is only having to deal with one customer at a time and spending much of my time alone.
    I knew what I needed to do and could just get on with it.

    Good luck with the interview :)
     
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