Seat Covers Protect Your Rural Letter Carrier Vehicle

Seat Covers Are A Great Investment! One thing I quickly learned as a rural letter carrier is that it doesn’t take long for your vehicle to get dirty – both inside and out. Some of us drive on the nastiest roads imaginable including dirt, mud, gravel, snow, etc. And driving with the window open at all times means the elements are going to find a Read More

Rural Mail Carrier Strobe Light

Make Sure They See You! One of the best investments you can make as a rural mail carrier is to get an emergency warning or flashing strobe light to place on your vehicle. Many post offices will provide a standard light to rural carriers free of charge but after years of dealing with what I felt was inadequate lighting, I decided to do some shopping Read More

Snow Tires For Winter Driving on Rural Mail Carrier Routes

Snow Tires vs. All Season Tires If you are like me and you live and work in an area that gets a significant amount of snowfall each winter, I would strongly encourage you to consider putting actual snow tires on your rural mail carrier vehicle if possible. I always thought that a good all-season tire was all I needed to get me through the snow Read More

Tarsus Rural Letter Carrier Pedal Kit

Rural Mail Carrier Right Hand Drive Pedal System I always told myself if I ever became a full-time rural mail carrier that I would invest in some type of right hand drive pedal kit for my vehicle. After stretching and straining to reach the pedals from the passenger side, my back and hip started to get out of alignment and this was causing pain along Read More

Transmission Flush

To Flush Or Not To Flush? In the 17+ years that I have worked as an RCA or full-time rural mail carrier, every vehicle that I have used on the route (that’s 100%) have met their end due to the transmission going out. With all of the starting and stopping associated with most rural mail routes, this makes sense. That’s a lot of work for Read More