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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.
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