Autot ja ajoneuvot

Are Delivery Drivers The Worst? | Your Car Stories

Head to Buyacar and search for your perfect new car from the comfort of your home!
bit.ly/CTPodcast_Buyacar​
SUBMIT YOUR STORIES: carstories@carthrottle.com
On this week's Car Throttle Podcast, Alex vents about delivery drivers, Jack shines a spotlight on a FItop channel he's been enjoying, and Gareth reveals what's happened with his M4!
SUBSCRIBE: bit.ly/CTSubscribe​​​
----- Listen To The Podcast -----
Spotify: bit.ly/CTpodcast_spotify​​
Apple Podcasts: bit.ly/CTpodcast_apple​​
Google Podcasts: bit.ly/CTpodcast_google​​
Everywhere: bit.ly/CarThrottle_Podcast​​
----- Follow The Guys -----
Alex: autoalex​​
Ethan: ethansmale​​
Jack: jackwjoy​​
Gareth: garethrpotter​​
----- Follow Car Throttle -----
Subscribe to Car Throttle: bit.ly/CTSubscribe​​
On our website: www.carthrottle.com​​
On Facebook: carthrottle​​
On Instagram: carthrottle​​
On Twitter: carthrottle​

Kommentteja 

  1. Victor Moraal

    Victor Moraal

    7 päivää sitten

    Once driving in rush hour around Amsterdam, I saw a woman with her phone in a cradle on top of the dash watching a Netflix show while on the motorway... Some people really should get their licenses revoked.

  2. Stranded films

    Stranded films

    9 päivää sitten

    for the road trip car i would say a mk2 honda crv 2.2 diesel if you could find around that price

  3. byways Green lanes

    byways Green lanes

    9 päivää sitten

    Why are you all sat with no shoe's on?

  4. AspireRacer

    AspireRacer

    9 päivää sitten

    Ethan wtf! That is the worst attitude I've ever heard... A garage is specifically designed to put your freakin car in, not some shit stuff that is specifically predestined for a damn shed! So many people park their cars on the road even though they have a garage but that is then full of crap. Also, a garage acts as protection for your car. I could rant about this for hours

  5. gogzy

    gogzy

    9 päivää sitten

    You know the worst thing about the dpd guy, his van has built in bluetooth to the radio. I was a delivery driver but i finished a month before lockdown last year after 10 years. overworked underpaid its a tough job sstill no excuse to be on your phone though

  6. Tom Cassidy

    Tom Cassidy

    10 päivää sitten

    Alex is drinking from a normal sized bottle at 50:10 😂

  7. trevgev

    trevgev

    10 päivää sitten

    39:55 I see what you did there Gareth ...

  8. Daren Faulkner

    Daren Faulkner

    10 päivää sitten

    Top vid lads keep them coming. Where did you get that pic of the DPD driver on his phone

  9. GLH8

    GLH8

    11 päivää sitten

    VRS is short for Victory Rally Sport

  10. Ken Ware

    Ken Ware

    11 päivää sitten

    You need to get out to Russia. Every single taxi I was in when over there for the World Cup was Facetiming someone... And had at least one large crack on the windscreen... And drove like something out of Grand Theft Auto.

  11. Roofaru

    Roofaru

    12 päivää sitten

    give logic motor sport a call in Stockport. some of their mechanics have mx5's

  12. Josh kelly

    Josh kelly

    13 päivää sitten

    Just noticed Alex only has one sock on!

  13. Mark Wright

    Mark Wright

    13 päivää sitten

    If you were in the Volkswagen factory, the car becomes a car as soon as an order is placed on the first part to join the assembly line, I think it's the floor pan that they then weld the sides and firewall to, because that's when they apply the tags to track the progress of certain cars around the factory in order to do all the just in time ordering of parts for the rest of assembly. For me it's the shell. It doesn't need to have doors, windows, or subframes for engine etc for me to call it a car. If there's a recognisable outline from at least 2 angles of the car it is to become It's a car to me. By that point it is committed to becoming a car and not a shelving unit or something in my opinion. A floor pan by itself is a part to be added to a car, you can replace a full floor pan in a completed car, but the shell is the point where 3 or more substantial panels have been joined to resemble the car. For body-on-frame cars it's a bit more difficult. The shell isn't itself a car in that case in my opinion, it needs a chassis to have suspension, wheels, engine, etc to be added to make it a car, but you can also have a rolling chassis that is fully kitted out with drivetrain components that makes that a car without a body shell mounted. If it's unibody, it needs to look like the body of the car it's to become, if it's body-on-frame then frame/chassis + body shell or frame/chassis + drivetrain components, 'rolling chassis'.

  14. Mark Wright

    Mark Wright

    13 päivää sitten

    I think I've overthought the sand thing. You will distort the heap each time you remove a grain, and if you always take off the top you will eventually flatten the heap until it's no longer a heap but say 1000 grains spread across a table. At some point in between you will squash the heap when removing a grain to where it will no longer be a heap, say when the height falls below 50% of it's diameter/average diameter at its base while also being below a boundary between an inconceivable number of grains and a somewhat conceivable number of grains, all within context. A heap of sand in a quarry would need to be vastly larger than sand heaped on a teaspoon. Basically I think there is a point where removing a single grain of sand is the defining moment when the heap is no longer a heap, but more dependant on when the person removing the grains squashes the heap, and if you have several people watching they will each have a different grain in mind that made that difference from heap to not a heap.

  15. Mark Wright

    Mark Wright

    13 päivää sitten

    If it's cars in a car park then 3-5 cars is a few, 6-11 is several, 12-21 is a good few, 21-35/45 is a brave ween, although it doesn't really have much of a upper limit until the car park is packed. Norn Iron (Northern Ireland) lingo is probably a bit different to England. You see 30 cars in a 90 space car park 'There's a brave ween o' motors in thon car park'. :)

  16. life by drone

    life by drone

    14 päivää sitten

    Half of the delivery drivers have never taken a UK test. And it shows.

  17. Connor Cole

    Connor Cole

    14 päivää sitten

    Having an electric Audi I relate to the whole speeding without realising because of no noise 😂 it’s so disorientating

  18. 6ettinold

    6ettinold

    14 päivää sitten

    I've reported a few can drivers to their bosses. Two were sacked the same day, one of them a week before Christmas - he narrowly missed wiping out a school bus whilst on his phone. Another guy who gave me the finger when I shouted at him to get off his phone, spent 3 days on a re-training course. I'd urge anyone to get reg.no. and company names if possible. It isn't grassing up - some of these drivers do 50k+ miles a year.

  19. Darren Smith

    Darren Smith

    14 päivää sitten

    We had a DPD driver crash into our house last month. He got out stuffing his face. Whoops.

  20. ITSMEEE

    ITSMEEE

    15 päivää sitten

    Is this only once every 2 weeks now :( come on lads.... weekly 👌

  21. S4 Adventures

    S4 Adventures

    15 päivää sitten

    Why does Alex have one sock on????????

  22. AndyB365

    AndyB365

    15 päivää sitten

    As far as I'm aware vRS when it was introduced on the Mk1 Octavia was actually only RS. They're registered as Octavia RS turbos. The 'v' (lowercase) represents the chevron above the Š in Škoda when written properly. Recently however Škoda has decided the 'v' now represents 'victory'. The RS of course does stand for Rally Sport and Škoda did take the Octavia Mk1 rallying, even making a limited run of 100 'WRC edition' cars, with the livery and white rims, to be sold to the general public.

  23. Matt Carruthers

    Matt Carruthers

    15 päivää sitten

    Ethan looks so embarrassed with your unpopular opinion jingle😂

  24. Superradial

    Superradial

    16 päivää sitten

    Defo agree, bring back the old fashioned sunroof!

  25. David Jones

    David Jones

    16 päivää sitten

    It's 6 points

  26. Scott Dobson

    Scott Dobson

    16 päivää sitten

    Anyone else notice Alex on has one sock on?

  27. Callum Featherstone

    Callum Featherstone

    16 päivää sitten

    Am I the only one who noticed that Alex is only wearing one sock

  28. Tenbrickshouse

    Tenbrickshouse

    16 päivää sitten

    You know What grinds my gears is that they don’t have a daily podcast bc I’ve got to the point where Im having to listen to repeats and it isn’t as fun

  29. ALADEENGB TV

    ALADEENGB TV

    16 päivää sitten

    I think I read somewhere that sunroofs, at least those places that used to be able to shove an after market sunroof on any car at the time, weakened the structural integrity of the car whereas pano roofs would probably still maintain it more so? Maybe it has something to do with that

  30. Darren Hawkes

    Darren Hawkes

    16 päivää sitten

    Giraffe chasing & cow tipping? This show gets better & better, best one yet guys, more like this please!

  31. Ben Cove

    Ben Cove

    16 päivää sitten

    Why does Alex only have one sock on?

  32. Mcm Mcm

    Mcm Mcm

    16 päivää sitten

    A well you’d know none are you delivery drivers was one for 15years on a very busy circuit and the stress and pressure s are unreal and yes you shouldn’t be on your phone get hands free

  33. Adam Sher

    Adam Sher

    16 päivää sitten

    There are different kinds of delivery drivers. The ones you're referring to, the likes of DPD, Yodel, Amazon, Hermes etc are all multi-drop drivers and they have to deliver x amount of parcels a day within a certain time frame and are constantly against the clock, hence rushing around, plus for the majority, the vans are not their own. Others (where I fall in) are Same Day owner drivers, where we buy and run our own van and collect from point A delivering to point B whether local or distance across the country. We all get tarnished with the same brush which to be honest isnt right and hope this clears it up a little...

  34. tominator23

    tominator23

    16 päivää sitten

    Disappointed Alex got rid of his old laptop.

  35. Cearan Bright

    Cearan Bright

    17 päivää sitten

    Well it turns out vrs stands for victory racing skoda but it's only vrs in the UK rs elsewhere. Learned something new about my car today I guess haha

  36. English_Drifts69 (GTx-RED)

    English_Drifts69 (GTx-RED)

    17 päivää sitten

    Using a phone is 6 points and £200 fine but it’s technically not illegal to take pictures and stuff while driving but thats going to be illegal this year.

  37. Jival Roopnarian

    Jival Roopnarian

    17 päivää sitten

    I want to see the Octavia vs phil

  38. milkybottles

    milkybottles

    17 päivää sitten

    Are the biscuits on the table fox's crunch creams, and why didn't anyone eat them?

  39. Just a Guy on a bike

    Just a Guy on a bike

    17 päivää sitten

    Alex why on earth do you only have one sock on!! Haha 😂

  40. Adam

    Adam

    18 päivää sitten

    Delivery driver here 100% agree usually we put in addresses

  41. Mari Slater-Parry

    Mari Slater-Parry

    18 päivää sitten

    Has anyone else noticed Alex is always only ever wearing one sock? And sometimes he switches which foot it's on half way through the video 🤣 WHY?!

  42. wenton moore

    wenton moore

    18 päivää sitten

    I drive for a big company and am contracted as employee. Dpd on other hand is self employed, I could be wrong but I think they just pass checks and get let on the road where as my company does training, has strict policies. assessments, speed limiters and speed tracking devices. I wouldn't say all are bad but companies that take on self employed people are to blame. Them jobs are disposable and that's how they are treated especially during lockdown when the need for drivers went up and anyone with a licence thought fuck it I'll do this for a quick buck.

  43. Sebastian Paris

    Sebastian Paris

    18 päivää sitten

    Why does Alex have just one sock on, I'll be honest that distracts me.

  44. Daniel Wheeler

    Daniel Wheeler

    18 päivää sitten

    I smell BS!... If you are giving a car the beans how would an old man follow you home?

  45. 19Loggie91

    19Loggie91

    18 päivää sitten

    Would love to hear more stores of Gareth’s child hood 😂😂

  46. Thrifty Outdoors

    Thrifty Outdoors

    18 päivää sitten

    Regarding pile of sand, a car is car when it has wheels, that is unless said car with wheels is a VAG then it is a shed

  47. Sean Dunne

    Sean Dunne

    18 päivää sitten

    Times must be hard, Alex has lost a sock and can't afford to replace them... Love the channel guy, keep it up!!

  48. AM

    AM

    18 päivää sitten

    Yes, some delivery drivers are awful; what I will say is having worked for a large online retailer in delivery. They constantly ride your dick to hurry up. Give you far too many drops than are actually possible. I now work for a decent company driving and witnessing some people’s ability (or the lack of) is so concerning.

  49. TwistSouth

    TwistSouth

    18 päivää sitten

    Why does Alex only have one sock on…?

  50. George

    George

    18 päivää sitten

    I Was watching for them to eat a biscuit

  51. MotoTard910

    MotoTard910

    18 päivää sitten

    I drive for Amazon and can say our drops have sky rocketed since March last year and we are in the middle of a battle with them to lower the amount we are expected to do in a day. Every driver I know doesn’t wear there seat belt or even turn the engine off at stops because we simply don’t have time. Hoping we get a victory soon so everyone can drive slower and actually take breaks. The bbc did a programme about this a couple weeks ago. We are not bad drivers just over worked and exhausted 🙃

  52. Rowan Hooper

    Rowan Hooper

    18 päivää sitten

    Thank you so much guys for putting my question in the podcast

  53. Josh Craven

    Josh Craven

    18 päivää sitten

    When does a car become a car? That is some Gandhi shit there.

  54. karl

    karl

    18 päivää sitten

    Ouch not all delivery drivers are bad 😂 I dive motorbikes cars and used to drive tanks 🤫as a delivery driver myself I don't use a phone and always make sure move over always looking for that biker nod and get angry and beep at people using phones love the content boys keep it up

  55. W O

    W O

    19 päivää sitten

    this channel is crashing and burning, these talk videos are lowering your views for your bigger videos, doesn't anyone working at this company notice that or is this just a bunch of amateurs working together? Your channel views have been declining majorly since last year, around the time you started adding these type of videos, don't see the correlation lol. I run a channel with over 1 billion views for reference (not on this account obviously). Whoever is the main person in charge of ideas and running this channel needs to be replaced or sell it to another more qualified company

  56. Steven Currie

    Steven Currie

    19 päivää sitten

    The amount of people I see on their phones in cars that 100% have Bluetooth is ridiculous! Also Delivery drivers tend to be twats on the roads

  57. Jon Brown

    Jon Brown

    19 päivää sitten

    'They all sound the same' To northerners everyone from the south east sound like cockneys.

  58. Tobias Stankiewicz

    Tobias Stankiewicz

    19 päivää sitten

    On your phone? GET A FRICKING HEADSET! Do not play with my or somebody else Life!

  59. Scott

    Scott

    19 päivää sitten

    It's illegal to sleep in your car if you're drunk

  60. DelSolTypeR1987

    DelSolTypeR1987

    19 päivää sitten

    Been following Danny DC2 for a long time now. He has awesome content. Love his Nurburg trip clips 👌🏻

  61. spyburn007

    spyburn007

    19 päivää sitten

    Decent biscuit

  62. Cashmeister96

    Cashmeister96

    19 päivää sitten

    Nah Alex it's 6 points and £200 fine

  63. triple beatz

    triple beatz

    19 päivää sitten

    in answer of the panel roofs in new cars. i kinda hate it. a jear ago i needed to use a car from my garage. my own car was in maintenance. the car had a large panoramic glass roof. wen driving the sun hits ur head so hard. almost blinding everyone inside the car. and no way to shade or close the roof. secondly wen ur not driving the car. standing still on a driveway. wen i geth in the car is boiling hot inside. u canot touch the steering weel becous its way to hot. 3th wen driving in nicht. the street lichts flash way harder inside the car. wich is distrackting aloth. those roofs are nice for passengers or kids. they can look outside way more. bud for drivers its a pain

  64. Michel te Braake

    Michel te Braake

    19 päivää sitten

    Alex, where is your Toyota MR2 that you would get ready for race, then you can race Dan Silverster in his MR2 (he does quite well in the MR2 race series). We love to see this fight!

  65. Rob Tuffin

    Rob Tuffin

    19 päivää sitten

    My finger was hovered over the skip forward button as Alex started to sing. I just do not need that in my life. Also, Ethan's car reviews are bang on. No bullshit, just the things you didn't think people needed to know.

  66. Dianna DeepWhite

    Dianna DeepWhite

    19 päivää sitten

    RS means “Road Sailing” according to Honda back in the late ‘70s with their Civic 1200 RS

  67. mohamed jasim

    mohamed jasim

    19 päivää sitten

    the answer is globally YES

  68. George Austers

    George Austers

    19 päivää sitten

    Isn't it 6 points for being on your phone while driving?

  69. G.A.

    G.A.

    19 päivää sitten

    I've got a new shape Octavia Estate and it's pretty fucking impressive ngl

  70. Nick Bell

    Nick Bell

    19 päivää sitten

    the "am I the arsehole" story is so incoherent, had to go back and listen again twice.

  71. Harry 1019

    Harry 1019

    19 päivää sitten

    y is alex wearing 1 sock

  72. Dodo M

    Dodo M

    19 päivää sitten

    Yes they are. And I've been a delivery driver for Amazon, DPD, and 3 other courier companies. Did my fair share of stupid things

  73. Dan and Oliver

    Dan and Oliver

    19 päivää sitten

    Wooden sleepers weigh between 160 to 200+ lbs

  74. Revolutions88

    Revolutions88

    19 päivää sitten

    So Morrisons fuel isn't good then ?

  75. GarThor Son of Odin

    GarThor Son of Odin

    19 päivää sitten

    There are RC cars that do run on gasoline btw... so... its not mutually exclusive.

  76. GarThor Son of Odin

    GarThor Son of Odin

    19 päivää sitten

    I slept on the roof of a minivan once, it was aweful... don't do that

  77. CJAOSHENY JC

    CJAOSHENY JC

    19 päivää sitten

    around 70% of components and assembled enough to at least resemble a car

  78. daniel petrov

    daniel petrov

    19 päivää sitten

    I have noticed that Alex got a new laptop

  79. Daniel Edwards

    Daniel Edwards

    19 päivää sitten

    Parcel Delivery drivers are definitely the worst, especially DPD drivers. Was going to work with my cousin/boss driving up to Caffeine and Machine and this dick in a DPD local pulled out of C&M's front car park, fortunately my cousin could swerve as there was no oncoming traffic. He pulled over but resisted putting an axe through his aheadlights, but still got out and gave the bird, quite incredible the front end of my cousin's pick up ain't buried in the side of this DPD van. Released a few days later he's now our new DPD delivery guy and has delivered to my cousins house multiple times. 🤣🤣👍 The next close call with a DPD van was a few days ago when my dad was driving in town probably pushing 30mph and this DPD van reverses straight out of a junction. My Dad swerved around him while leaning on the horn, then the guy tailgated us cuz it was obviously our fault he reversed out of a junction on to a main road... Yeah DPD drivers are definitely the worst!! 🤬🤬🤣🤣👌

  80. Bailey Howson

    Bailey Howson

    19 päivää sitten

    why does alex have only one sock on...

  81. JupiterSpring

    JupiterSpring

    19 päivää sitten

    Alex, think you tweeted a dead DPD Twitter account.

  82. WingCommander Falcon

    WingCommander Falcon

    19 päivää sitten

    Alex, just one question. Why just the one sock?

  83. Andy Outlaw

    Andy Outlaw

    19 päivää sitten

    I’m a 53-year old fully grown man and Alex’s weekly renditions of the ‘Unpopular opinions’ announcement absolutely crack me up! Do not stop this! All the best!

  84. Razor's Retro Game Shelf

    Razor's Retro Game Shelf

    19 päivää sitten

    I rattle canned my Racing Beat front nose for my NA this past weekend as well (also silver) and it turned out great like yours, Jack. 2 cans of white self-etching primer, 3 cans of 3L Stone Silver paint from Paints4U, a very light sanding and a further can of 3L Stone Silver paint and finally 4 cans of clear coat and it's turned out brilliant. The colour match is spot on. Always a satisfying job when it turns out nicely.

  85. icanrunat3200mhz

    icanrunat3200mhz

    19 päivää sitten

    So when I drained the tank of my car, it temporarily ceased to be a car, according to Jack's logic? I think he could easily qualify it by saying, "all the _mechanical parts_ necessary to run, drive, turn, and stop"

  86. Christian Wernher

    Christian Wernher

    19 päivää sitten

    Oh man... No E-Mail for Ethan with "ma wife". I'm a bit disappointed

  87. Ashley Curtis

    Ashley Curtis

    19 päivää sitten

    As a delivery driver I would say there is no excuse to be driving while o the phone my van has Bluetooth and my phone is connected to it from the moment I get in the van till the moment I get out of it at the end of the day..

  88. Hbarraid

    Hbarraid

    19 päivää sitten

    Woah... I got fined 90 Euros in when driving in France in 2018. Got caught doing 93 in a 70kph just after the limit went down from 130kph... Couldn't believe it when the letter came through the post.

  89. C.V Wright

    C.V Wright

    19 päivää sitten

    If there is forward a backward propulsion, it can steer, it can stop, there is somewhere to sit and a cage to keep you away from the elements, it’s a car. As long as all are present it’s a car, regardless of condition.

  90. Peter Simpson

    Peter Simpson

    19 päivää sitten

    6 points and £200 currently. I've been a delivery driver for 16 years and have never used my phone on the open road. Tried using it on private land out of curiosity and I can see no way anyone can safely control a vehicle this way, even conversation with a passenger is distracting. I've trained as a driving instructor and have 26 years of experience, mostly good. Waiting to have a conversation won't kill anyone.

  91. George Ratcliffe

    George Ratcliffe

    19 päivää sitten

    The people going on the road trip should buy an Octavia estate

  92. VaultBlore

    VaultBlore

    20 päivää sitten

    A DPD driver knocked my car across a supermarket carpark (1 month old ND mx5) while I was inside and drove off, they don't give a shit. (Security cameras got the big DPD logo on the side. They denied they could find out who the driver was (camera didn't show plates).

  93. andrew sankus

    andrew sankus

    20 päivää sitten

    VRS stands for Victory Rally Sport

  94. Charlie Townsend

    Charlie Townsend

    20 päivää sitten

    Why does Alex only have 1 sock on? 🤣🤣

  95. HomeGamer

    HomeGamer

    20 päivää sitten

    why's Alex got 1 sock on

  96. Mr Delta

    Mr Delta

    20 päivää sitten

    Another cracking podcast lads! Please please could you do a spotlight segment on a FItop channel called AaronUnknown

  97. Ballymena Hey

    Ballymena Hey

    20 päivää sitten

    Electronic communications with a 13 year old? Isn't that grooming? :)

  98. David Kaye

    David Kaye

    20 päivää sitten

    Gareth has a mind wander about double pen.

  99. Rumen Metodiev

    Rumen Metodiev

    20 päivää sitten

    You are one of the funniest think to listen while working, And also very amazed that Gareth have came to my home country Bulgaria

  100. Francis_duk

    Francis_duk

    20 päivää sitten

    My IS200's sunroof is decent, doesn't leak into the interior but the metal holding the glass is crispier than Jack's MX5 lol

Seuraava