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oh well!(kaboom)

In message <35BDDB75.18BD2F94@nais.com> Michael Murphy writes:

> They used the term "drive aways" for service incidents where self-serve
> customers forgot one important step in the fueling process, remove hose
> from vehcile gas tank.  It happens more than you think, and a couple of
> these incidents literally "lit up the station".

The reason that nozzle 'locks' are forbidden in the UK.  You let go of
the handle - it stops pumping.  So you have to hold it till you're done,
and naturally put it back.

I _think_ they're now banned Europe-wide.  Ten years ago in Germany,
you could stick the hose in and flick the catch over so it carried
on pumping while you did the screens.

 Phil Payne
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