Is running over a mailbox a federal offense?

In the United States intentional damage to a mailbox is a federal crime according to Title 18 U.S.C. Section 1705, when it causes damage to the mailbox or its contents. Violators can be fined or face a prison sentence depending on the situation. However, those types of cases are more often prosecuted under state laws regarding property damage.

if done on purpose it could considered property destruction....if done by accident then not