Why are Self-Service Gas Stations forbidden in New Jersey?

Patrick 08/11/2018. 5 answers
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Anonymous 08/12/2018.

For safety reasons.


Rona Lachat 08/11/2018.

It was an attempt at keeping some humans employed. More staff at the place also reduced crime.

$$$$$ rules in other places.


Richard D 08/11/2018.

I don't know. In Oregon there is no self-service. Takes getting used to, but the pumpers are surprisingly quick. This was done for the jobs mainly. And I suppose it does provide some sort of basis for a safety net.


Gypsyfish 08/11/2018.

There have been some odd laws trying to preserve jobs that are outmoded. At one time, teens worked at gas stations pumping gas. When self-service stations came into being, some people thought they were eliminating jobs, so they passed laws. But now teens in most states work in air-conditioned malls in the food court.


Patrick 08/11/2018.

The reason why self-service gas stations are forbidden in New Jersey because I think the governor of New Jersey has seen a customer at a self-service gas station turning the gas nozzle like a key and that is not a proper way to insert the gas nozzle and turning the gas nozzle like a key can break the gas nozzle which destruction of a property which is not good so that's why self-service gas stations are forbidden in New Jersey.

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