France's La Poste uses drone to deliver to Alps

A mountain village has become the second in France to receive parcels by drone.

A post van in the Alps has been equip­ped with a drone take-off and landing pad attached to one door.

If there is a parcel for Mont-Saint-Martin, it is clipped to the drone and it flies a pre-determined route and delivers to a terminal.

La Poste subsidiary DPD says it is quicker and safer than taking vehicles up narrow roads.

Drones are also used in the Var.

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