South Korea races to find food delivery drivers [Video]

Cruising through the streets of Seongnam, South Korea on her motorbike, 37-year-old Chey Young-ah works one of the country’s most promising coronavirus-era jobs — as a food delivery driver.

With the health crisis keeping millions at home, orders have shot up by some 40% this year in South Korea.

It’s the third-largest food delivery market in the world and the demand for drivers has never been higher.

Chey was an art teacher by day, but struggled to make ends meet after the health crisis forced her to shut down her classes.

So she’s traded in her paintbrush for a helmet, joining thousands of new drivers taking advantage of the delivery market boom.

“I was under pressure to find something new. Some people are struggling while others are expanding their businesses; fried chicken shops are booming, for example. I feel lucky I found this field at a time when deliveries are

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10 states with the rudest drivers

For many, the experience of driving creates a feeling of anonymity. Protected inside the pod-like confines of our car, we may begin viewing the world outside as an observer, rather than as a participant. This detachment can embolden drivers to behave more aggressively or impolitely towards other drivers than they would in another social situation. 

Unfortunately, rude driving behavior and aggression towards other drivers are ubiquitous in America. In fact, more than half of all drivers in the United States reported at least one incident of significant aggression, anger, or road rage towards another driver over a one-year period. 

While drivers may not feel particularly accountable for behaving impolitely towards others, some forms of rude driving behavior can be extremely dangerous. Honking to express annoyance may be one thing, but it’s quite another to angrily tailgate a car, truck, or motorcycle, or to run a red light in utter disregard

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A large majority of driver’s license suspensions in New Jersey have nothing to do with traffic safety, study finds

The findings, which will be published in the Journal of Transport & Health’s December issue, found more than 90% of suspensions in the Garden State are actually not related to traffic safety.

Suspensions are often more a result of other non-driving-related offenses, including failure to pay a fine or appear in court, the study suggests.

Using licensing information from the New Jersey Safety and Health Outcomes, researchers at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and Brown University compared the characteristics of “suspended drivers, their residential census tract, as well as access to public transportation and jobs, by reason for the suspension (driving or non-driving related)” from 2004 to 2018.

The study found that 5.5% of New Jersey drivers had a suspended license in 2018– 91% of those suspensions had nothing to do with traffic safety.

Researchers also found that driver’s license suspensions were most common in low-income communities and communities with

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Black Car Fund looks to expand benefits for NYC for-hire drivers as increased surcharge takes effect

For-hire drivers in New York City can benefit further from a membership with the Black Car Fund which will be expanding the benefits of their program through a surcharge increase of half a percentage point, expected to offer more help in the ongoing pandemic.

The state legislature voted last year to approve the BCF surcharge on customers of Uber, Lyft and other services from 2.5 to 3% which help them provide a new, yet-to-be determined benefit on top of the telemedicine care for drivers, workers’ compensation, safety courses and wellness classes that come free to drivers.

“In these difficult times, we must ensure that for-hire drivers in New York have access to benefits that help them cope with COVID-19 and allow them to maintain both their physical and financial health,” said Ira

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Essential Food Warehouse Workers and Truck Drivers Need Affordable Health Care to Keep the Food Supply Chain Moving

Teamsters Joint Council 42: Essential Food Warehouse Workers and Truck Drivers Need Affordable Health Care to Keep the Food Supply Chain Moving

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LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25, 2020

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In the midst of a pandemic that has affected hundreds of their co-workers, food supply-chain workers, along with elected leaders and community supporters turned out for a socially-distanced shopping bag/leaflet distribution and demonstration at a Southland grocery store to draw attention to the 4,000-plus Teamster warehouse workers and truck drivers that deliver food and supplies to Southern California grocery stores who are facing the possibility of a work shutdown.

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International Brotherhood Of Teamsters. (PRNewsFoto/International Brotherhood of Teamsters)

Working under a tenuous contract extension, workers and their employers – Albertsons (includes Vons and Pavilions) and Kroger (includes Ralphs and Food4Less) – have been in contract negotiations since early August and are deadlocked over a

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Kailee Mills Foundation launches new campaign asking drivers ‘Who do YOU buckle up for?’

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With Schools Shut, Indonesian Bus Drivers Ferry COVID-19 Patients Instead | World News

JAKARTA (Reuters) – For the past decade, Yusuf Iswahyu has ferried Indonesian children in his yellow bus to and from their schools.

But with many shut due to COVID-19, the 29-year-old has now signed up alongside other drivers to take patients infected with the virus to an emergency hospital in Jakarta.

Yusuf’s bus has a screen to shield him and he wears protective equipment, but that does not stop him feeling apprehensive – especially after contracting the disease during an earlier stint transporting healthcare workers.

“Of course I am scared… but I never thought of quitting as what I do is not only about work but for humanity,” said Yusuf, who has stayed away from his hometown of Cirebon on Java island since the pandemic began to cut the risk of infecting his family.

Indonesia reported on Friday its biggest daily rise of coronavirus cases for a third consecutive day,

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Food Minerals Market 2020 : Global Industry Analysis by Top Countries Data with Size, Share, Segments, Drivers and Growth Insights to 2026

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Food Minerals Market” is valued at 1293.6 million USD in 2020 is expected to reach 1576.8 million USD by the end of 2026, growing at a CAGR of 2.8% during 2021-2026, According to New Research Study. 360 Research Reports provides key analysis on the global market in a report, titled “Food Minerals Market by Types (Zinc Food Minerals, Magnesium Food Minerals, Calcium Food Minerals, Iron Food Minerals), Applications (Fortified Food, Pharmaceuticals, Others) and Region – Global Forecast to 2026” BrowseÂMarket data Tables and Figures spread throughÂ90 Pages and in-depth TOC onÂFood Minerals Market.

COVID-19 can affect the global economy in three main ways: by directly affecting production and demand, by creating supply chain and market disruption, and by its financial impact on firms and financial markets.

Final Report will add the analysis of the impact

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Immune Health Supplements Market Size 2020, Global Trends, Industry Share, Growth Drivers, Business Opportunities and Demand Forecast to 2027

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Sep 22, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
The global ‘immune health supplements market’ is likely to grow astonishingly backed by the increasing popularity of non-GMO and organic ingredients amongst the masses. The trend is further resulting in the rising purchase of organic immunity health supplements worldwide. This information is given by Fortune Business Insights™ in a report, titled, “Immune Health Supplements Market Size, Share andCOVID-19 Impact Analysis, By Ingredient Type (Vitamins, Minerals, Herbal Botanical Extracts, Probiotics, Amino Acids, Omega 3-fatty acids, Others), By Form (Soft Gels/Capsules, Tablets, Powder, Liquids, and Others), By Source Type (Plant Based, Animal Based), By Distribution Channel (Pharmacies and Drug Stores, Hypermarket/Supermarket, Online Stores, Specialty Store, Others) and Regional Forecast, 2020-2027.” The report further states that the immune health supplements market size was USD 16.32 billion in 2019 and is projected to reach USD

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Global Health Care Waste Treatment Market 2020 Key Drivers and Challenges, Opportunities and Forecast Insights by 2025

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Sep 06, 2020 (CDN Newswire via Comtex) —
Global Health Care Waste Treatment Market 2020 by Company, Type and Application, Forecast to 2025 firstly enfolds a comprehensive analysis and assessment of the global market. The report contains all-inclusive information associated with the latest market updates such as new ideas, market size, opportunity, growth path, and trends for the forecast period of 2020-2025. The report divides the global Health Care Waste Treatment market into different segments of the global market based on product types, applications, key players, and leading regions. The report mainly intends to help market players in achieving growth profit during the anticipated time period. The latest development undertaken by major players is mentioned in this report.

Market Thorough Assessment:

The research shows comprehensive statistics on changes in product types, innovation, and progress that may be

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