Video: Mail truck catches fire along route in Youngstown Ohio

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A mail truck caught fire after a crash along its route on Youngstown’s west side Wednesday evening. It happened just before 6 p.m. on Canfield Road by the intersection with Arden Boulevard, near Mill Creek Park. Police and witnesses said the mail truck rear-ended a pickup truck. Investigators believe the pickup’s […]

Trucks on fire: USPS Long Life Vehicles outlive their lifespan

Trucks on fire: USPS Long Life Vehicles outlive their lifespan With over 211,000 vehicles, the Postal Service operates the largest civilian fleet in the world.  About 190,000 vehicles are used to collect and deliver the mail, and about 140,000 of them are Grumman-built Long Life Vehicles (LLVs), the iconic postal trucks that are a ubiquitous presence […]