Post Office Fiddles While Its Mail Trucks Burn

Mail trucks are burning at an alarming rate, and the only people who seem to think it’s a problem are the letter carriers who must drive the aging vehicles.

Twenty-six of the U.S. Postal Service’s aging Grumman LLV delivery trucks have caught fire so far this year, according to a tally by Postal Times. That makes 145 since 2014. If the mail truck were a vehicle model that consumers purchased from a dealer, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration would have long ago launched an investigation and issued a recall.

 

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USPS doesn’t care about mail carriers. Tires bald….drive it…. no oil…..Drive it and hurry up back before dispatch.

And when it breaks down its the carriers fault.

had truck catch on fire after break down put fire out with water bottle ..told head honcho at my office he said to stop smoking in it walked away ..don’t even smoke …I know should have let it burn

Maintenace on the LLVs is a joke. Now the USPS is paying for half-assed ‘paint’ jobs using house paint and rollers purchased from Home Depot. Why won’t Congress investigate the unsafe working conditions within the Postal Service?