Project Title: New Rural Delivery Vehicle Purchase
Start Date: Monday, August 31, 2015
Estimated Report Release Date: February 2016
The Postal Service operates one of the world’s largest transport and delivery fleets, which includes over 211,000 delivery, transport, and administrative vehicles. It maintains a diverse fleet of delivery vehicles including long life vehicles, delivery vans, and light trucks.
City mail carriers operate government vehicles, and rural mail carriers operate both government and privately owned vehicles.
- Is it beneficial for rural carriers to drive their own vehicles?
- Do you believe it is safer for rural carriers to drive personal vehicles or government vehicles?
- City carriers must drive a government vehicle but rural carriers are not. Should rural carriers be required to drive a government vehicle?
Source: Should Rural Mail Carriers Drive Privately Owned Vehicles? | USPS Office of Inspector General