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wbacon

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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 4:56:37 PM

I like the idea of one way traffic pattern at gas stations, what's your opinion/idea?
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zardoz74
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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2013 11:23:54 PM

Good idea. But some cars fill up on different sides.
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jscdig
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2013 9:55:30 PM

It would work if every car had the filler on the same side. Otherwise, I see mass confusion.
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wamster
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2013 8:34:33 PM

Yes. In some stations the area is so tight it's almost impossible to get around vehicles to get to the pump.
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RJ35126
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2013 5:48:00 PM

no
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catladyNM
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2013 5:23:54 PM

yes
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PDN57
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2013 1:55:04 PM

Yes
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PassmyGas
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2013 1:31:24 PM

yes
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L98
Sophomore Author Ontario

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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2013 12:27:51 PM

no
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MIT05
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2013 12:24:07 PM

Yes.
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BUSSY
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2013 11:04:34 AM

no opinion
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HeavyDuty_cache
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2013 8:43:06 AM

It doesn't matter what side the fuel intake of a vehicle is on since 99.6% of pumps have two sides you just pull up to the pump that is facing the vehicles fuel intake and pump away.

[Edited by: HeavyDuty_cache at 4/13/2013 8:47:47 AM EST]
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going up
Champion Author St. Louis

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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2013 8:35:36 AM

Must have long hoses to make it work.
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_Sparty_
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Message Posted: Apr 12, 2013 3:52:17 PM

Works for Costco, and they have the hose extension to fill on either side of the car too
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sks1586
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2013 8:49:41 AM

Right Answer comes from the comment , "not all cars have the fuel fill nozzle on the same side of the car"
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streetirsx
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2013 6:48:27 PM

Makes since but people are too dumb to understand why...
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traffic cop
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Message Posted: Apr 6, 2013 1:13:52 PM

Oceanarcher, rules and regulations are for people who lack manners and common sense.

Look for more rules and regulations.
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gas_phil
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2013 2:38:51 PM

for high-volume low-price places like Costco or Safeway they have no choice:)
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OceanArcher
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2013 2:49:20 PM

I think people need to simply be more polite. Besides, not all cars have the fuel fill nozzle on the same side of the car
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CptSteve
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2013 12:45:12 PM

Depends more on station layout and surrounding roads and entrances.
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Champion Author St. Louis

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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2013 7:48:11 AM

yes
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MertieMan
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2013 7:34:15 AM

It depends on the station and the adjoining roads to their entrances. We have a large truck stop here that it makes no difference which way you come in or exit because there is lots of room for either way.
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Tweezer
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2013 6:10:02 AM

Yes, Costco does a good job of this.
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MIT05
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2013 5:59:05 AM

yes.
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jes
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2013 5:06:18 AM

no
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ont69
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 8:42:53 PM

not in kirkland lake
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WEPSMAN
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 8:33:53 PM

I see some stations that have that and people still go the wrong way.
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PithyOpiner
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 5:17:21 PM

Yes, it is on the only way to go and it is civil, to boot. We must practice politeness and efficiency at all gas stations across this great nation of ours. The less time we have to idle our engines at gas stations, the more gas we will save.
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1OILMAN
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Message Posted: Apr 3, 2013 5:01:40 PM

What????
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