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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filling_station_attendant

A filling station attendant, gas station attendant (United States and Canada), or gas jockey (US), is a worker at a full-service filling station who performs services other than accepting payment. Tasks usually include pumping fuel, cleaning windshields, and checking vehicle oil levels. Prior to the introduction of self- starting ...

mentalfloss.com/article/74549/why-cant-you-pump-your-own-gas-new-jersey

Feb 18, 2016 ... New Jersey is a state that distinguishes itself in so many ways. One example of New Jersey's unique charm may come as a surprise to visiting motorists, however, when they discover that it's illegal to pump your own gas in the Garden State. Until quite recently, New Jersey wasn't the only state that didn't ...

fortune.com/2015/05/18/new-jersey-gas-pump

May 18, 2015 ... Lawmakers in New Jersey and Oregon are considering bills that would finally give drivers in those states the option to pump their own gas.

www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2014/02/a_brief_history_of_why_you_cant_pump_your_own_gas_in_new_jersey.html

Feb 22, 2014 ... Still waiting on Google Docs, trying again 0. It comes up every few years, roused by the specter of rising gas prices or a hike in Jersey's famously low gas tax. Or whenever an out of stater stops at a service station for the first time. Why the heck can't you pump your own gas here? Advocates of repeal have ...

www.quora.com/Why-is-it-illegal-to-pump-your-own-gas-in-New-Jersey

It's not that it's illegal for you to pump your own gas; the law states that the gas station must have attendants to pump your gas for you. You generally can wave them off if you want to — if you really insist on getting out of your car and running the risk of spilling gasoline on yourself. (A few very officious pump jockeys might  ...

www.nj.com/traffic/index.ssf/2017/02/whats_the_fine_for_pumping_your_own_gas_in_nj.html

Feb 16, 2017 ... Oregon modified its self-service ban in 2015, leaving New Jersey as the last state with a total prohibition. Experts said legalizing self-service would save five to seven cents a gallon. A reader asked what happens if a driver takes over the gas nozzle. Q: What is the penalty if you are caught pumping your own ...

www.quora.com/Why-cant-you-fill-up-your-own-gas-in-New-Jersey

In New Jersey and Oregon, the government has determined that it is unsafe for drivers to pump their own gas so they have attendants to do it. I have never heard of a ... to new lows like other states. Foreigners that own the stations would be in competition with each other instead of just trying to get along with the union.

www.phillyvoice.com/why-pumping-gas-illegal-new-jersey

May 17, 2015 ... New Jersey's Retail Gasoline Dispensing Safety Act and Regulations, a law that was enacted in 1949, states that the reasoning for gas station workers being responsible ... If enacted, the law would pose an interesting question for New Jersey residents: You can pump your own gas, but do you know how?

nj1015.com/should-we-be-allowed-to-pump-our-own-gas-in-nj-poll

Feb 24, 2014 ... Wondering why New Jersey is one of only to states that do no allow you to pump your own gas? We have the answers for you that explains it.