We have far too many gas guzzling vehicles being used by USDA. I have rarely needed 4WD in my 28 year career yet most all the new vehicles we get now are huge 4WD getting barely 15 mpg. Return to fuel efficient and smaller vehicles as we had in the early 1980's.
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Within the U.S. Border Patrol, we use an array of service vehicles. For the most part we use Ford F-250's and Chevy Tahoe's. I have spoken with many other Patrol Agents and also station mechanics. We are all of the same opinion that it just does not make practical sense to keep on using such a large number of F-250's. The SUV's, whether it be a Chevy Tahoe or a Ford Explorer, get better gas mileage, are far superior... more »