NJ Bill Would End Ban On Pumping Your Own Gas

The New Jersey Advance reports:

A bipartisan collection of legislators introduced a bill Monday called the “Motorist Fueling Choice and Convenience Act,” which would allow stations in New Jersey to have self-service pumps and end its status as the only state left in America where self-serve gasoline is illegal statewide.

It comes at a time when gas station owners say they’re struggling with staff shortages and lost business amid the coronavirus pandemic, while motorists are being socked with sky-high prices.

Under the measure, stations would be permitted to offer self-serve, full-serve, or a combination. But stations with more than four pumps would be required to keep a full-service option between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

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