DoorDash drivers share their biggest pet peeves that customers regularly do
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Thanks to the likes of delivery services such as DoorDash, many of us are able to get anything from a takeaway to the weekly food shop delivered directly to our front door.
Around a decade ago, this was certainly less common, especially for the weekly food shop.
But these days it's very popular to have a number of services delivered to the comfort of your home.
This is thanks to drivers who deliver the goods for a fee, though the job may be a lot harder than many may think.
When taking your delivery off the Dasher have you ever thought to yourself: 'What does my driver think of me?'
Well, if you have then a recently published article on the business site Fast Company has all the answers.
The magazine picked out a bunch of videos from DoorDash drivers who discussed some of their biggest pet peeves that customers are often guilty of doing.
And you probably won't be surprised that tipping is one that comes up time and time again.
Pedro is one of those who shared his experiences, one of which involved him waiting for an order outside of a taco shop in St. Louis.
"This is funny, let’s talk about some clowns," he said as he saw a notification pop up on his phone of a DoorDash order that would bag him just $2.
"You want me to bring you your lunch, and you don’t leave a tip? You are a clown," he added.
Perhaps no surprise, but Pedro decided to decline that job.
While this may not be customer specific, another Dasher spoke to some of her colleagues about the challenges of achieving bonuses.
Bri spent one late afternoon recently trying to get through 15 deliveries for a $75 bonus on top of her current earnings.
She had two days to complete the challenge, telling the camera: "Let me know if you guys got this, or maybe you had something similar in the past."
And the process of picking up the delivery from the restaurant can trigger a lot of pet peeves for DoorDash drivers, too.
One of those being Mike, who was recently sitting in a McDonald's drive-thru in Pittsburgh behind a load of other delivery drivers picking up food.
"Is my night going to be a nightmare of drive-thrus?" he asked himself as tensions began to heighten.
As of 2021, there were approximately two million DoorDash drivers in the US.