Don’t Leave the Engine Running
Make sure you put your vehicle in park and turn the engine off before pumping gas. You should also switch off any auxiliary 12-volt power sources such as phone chargers and cigarette lighters because, while rare, they can be a potential igniter of a fuel fire. These are the 10 things you should know about gasoline.
Don’t Get Back in Your Vehicle
Don’t get back in your vehicle when re-fueling. A small amount of static electricity can build up and cause a spark when you touch the metal, which could be dangerous when mixed with gasoline vapors. Here’s how to protect your engine with additives.