Claim: A United States Postal Service mail truck has the right of way over emergency vehicles.
quite a few people will answer the above question by proclaiming that the mail truck has the right of way. How this belief came to be is a puzzler, although some respondents have at least made a stab at providing some plausible answers:
The answer to that old theoretical puzzler is the mail truck, by virtue of its federal government status.1
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Originally posted by gimmefootball400
I'm speaking from experience when I say this. No one, and I mean no one, has the right of way automatically at a red light. This includes police, fire, ems,a nd even the mail man. Right of way is not an automatic thing, right of way has to be earned at the traffic light and intersection(s).