Just like any vehicle, eventually, a USPS mail truck will need its tires replaced. But, just how often does that happen? Currently, the Postal Service’s Postal Vehicle Service (PVS) has two contracts out that handle tires. One contract to purchase tires that are new, and another contract to buy tires that have been retreaded. It is important for mail trucks like the Grumman LLV to have healthy tires. That way, mail carriers can successfully make deliveries.
How often do mail trucks have their tires changed?
According to the United States Postal Service Office of Inspector General, tires on postal vehicles are required to be inspected every 13 weeks. This inspection covers things like damage, tread wear, and proper inflation. If a tire is not up to par, it is replaced. Just like you would do on your personal vehicle.