Since 2013, the United States Postal Service has furthered a move that will save the agency billions of dollars. By requiring owners of newly constructed homes to use curbside mailboxes like those used by millions of other homeowners and renters, associated costs will be cut significantly.
Though the change favors cost-cutting efforts, it does involve a degree of inconvenience for those used to the traditional delivery at the door front. That downside, however, does not compare to the real risk the newly introduced location – near the road – presents: exposure to damage from a colliding auto or other type of vehicle.
Due to the fact that mailboxes located at the side of the road are in close proximity of constant car and truck movement, there is an extremely heightened risk of them getting hit and damaged.
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