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No matter the price of gasoline, there are two states in which self-service gas pumping remains illegal.
Both New Jersey and Oregon prohibit residents from pumping their own gas largely as a public safety matter — or at least that’s what state legislators say about the matter.
The finer details, however, are worth reviewing.
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If you’ve ever wondered why the two states are anti-self-service, here’s a quick look at the legal codes that ban gas stations from letting people pump their own gas.
Here's the reasoning behind the decision as well.
N.J.’s self-service gas prohibition goes back to 1949