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The U.S. Postal Service's Multibillion dollar program to create a new fleet of mail trucks could fuel by cost of one million dollars per day if they go all electric.
by Richard Arterbuy
Newport, Oregon has one of the friendless post office I have ever visited. The other day Ocean Blue was shipping Marine Debris Kits to schools and learning how the mail system ships by weight.
The first large solar expansion is located in Los Angeles California. The most superb confrontations the postmaster was chatting with me about the program the poster service is part played an important role to protect ocean by lowering carbon emission by using electric mail trucks. Over 750,000 mail trucks delivering mail cost our federal government almost 1 cent per gallon and over 1 million dollars in fuel every day. You may see a mail truck traveling 60 miles per hours heading down a highway while most routes are within 10 miles, and many walk our mail door to door. Postal Service Fuel Coast and Consumption Strategies 2018.
Ocean Blue a Oregon based nonprofit organization saving the ocean by protecting marine life though beach cleanups and tree planting saving wildlife in our american rivers with conservation efforts to restore habitat loss of our natural resources and agrees this impact that the United State postal service will make if this programs is able to lower this much carbon emissions. Love speaking to others that are also ocean friendly Blue thinkers. Ocean Blue operates solely on donations directed to grow beach clean ups, river cleanups, and all for the environment.
The AM General is still building trucks today mail trucks today are still dinosaurs and were designed by The Grumman LLV was designed as a mail truck for the United States Postal Service, which is its primary user. It is also used by Canada Post. One setback with this old design or out dated vehicle is that anything today can obtain many more miles over 9 miles per gallon. Link to above Grumman: Read more:
United States Mail trucks in the early 1980’s mail was delivered in Jeeps, and looked cooler than the boxy mail vans on the road today. The jeep was known as the Dispatcher and was two wheel-drive with a variant of the four wheel dirve CJ Series. Production started in 1955 by Willys and the USPS has only commissioned two different vehicles in the past 65 years: the Jeep DJ and the Grumman Long Life Vehicle ( LLV ). Read about how others have been buying old mail jeeps for around 500 dollars and check out what they look like when the old jeeps are completely restored. Read More:
Mail Truck being replaced
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