USPS driver throws packages on porch, runs laps around truck, speeds off

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In the latest case of mail abuse, the victim caught the US Postal Service worker throwing the packages onto the porch, playing “Ring Around the Rosy” with the mail truck and then speeding off.

“The Stubborn Rock” posted this video on YouTube with a warning and explanation.

“Watch as a USPS worker throws my packages unto [sic] my front porch and then takes a lap around her vehicle. This occurred at approximately 10:46 am on Sunday, March 22, 2015. What was in the packages? More surveillance cameras. . .”


  • Joe Reeser

    She took a lap around the truck because that’s what driver training teaches you to do before you get in and drive off to ensure no children, etc., have wandered in around the vehicle. To be honest, I’ve never seen anyone do it before. She tossed your parcels onto the porch. That’s pretty normal. When videos like this surface the Post Office apologizes for the parcel handling but they know it’s standard practice. It’s standard practice for every delivery service. As long as the contents weren’t damaged you really have no complaint. The only thing she did wrong was back out onto the street. That’s a big no-no for the Post Office.

    • bob

      So she’s following “driver training” but throwing packages like frisbees? Tell me that’s not a government operation.

    • Joe Brown

      Thanks for pointing this out Joe. I work in this field, and whenever leaving a school, daycare etc. I do actually take a lap around my vehicle, then get in and drive off as quickly as safely possible before conditions change. As far as throwing the packages, it’s very bad practice, but as other people have stated, if she didn’t break anything I’m not sure what it is you have to complain about. Disappointed in the news agencies for sensationalizing this and encouraging people to with nothing better to do to nit-pick every little thing. “More surveillance cameras”? To spend time trying to catch something as trivial as this? Get a life.

  • lynnea1

    that’s it? Seriously? I think if you dont have more to worry about than that, you need to be counting your blessings!

    • miles (dave)

      do you think we should be posting news, talking about and working to fix only the single most important thing in the world, and nothing else?

      maybe you disagree but in my opinion i think its best to address all bad ideas in the moment (as long as the possible outcome is worth the conversation)

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