Postal Bulletin: December is Motor Vehicle Accident Prevention Month

According to the National Safety Council, more than 40,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes in the United States in 2017. The three biggest causes of fatalities on the road were alcohol, speeding, and distracted driving. Many of these crashes occurred during the work day or during the daily commute, and employers directly or indirectly…

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USPS OIG Report: Autonomous Vehicles for the Postal Service

October 2, 2017 (RARC-WP-18-001) Logistics companies, including the U.S. Postal Service, are already researching autonomous vehicles in order to increase driver safety, reduce fuel costs, and improve worker productivity. The OIG identified seven distinct ways the Postal Service could use the technology for last-mile delivery and long-haul transportation. Despite some remaining hurdles to full implementation,…

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Latest Postal Bulletin: Stay Alert — School is Back in Session

August is the beginning of the new school year for many children. This means an increase in the number of pedestrians crossing streets and sidewalks as children walk to and from school or wait for school buses. Drivers need to take extra precautions to avoid accidents and keep our kids safe by staying alert and…

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Latest edition of Postal Bulletin highlights driver safety

The Postal Bulletin’s latest edition highlights driver safety and ways to avoid accidents on the road. December is USPS Motor Vehicle Safety Month, a time to remind employees to be vigilant behind the wheel. Inclement weather, temporary workers and increased workloads historically contribute to increases in postal vehicle accidents during the month. USPS reported almost…

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