Turn your car engine off before filling up.
Switch off your cell phones at service stations.
No smoking or naked flames or any other sources of
ignition at or in the vicinity of a service station.
Do not get in or out of your car while refuelling –
this causes a build-up of static electricity which can be a source
Avoid stepping over the nozzle hose while filling up
- you could trip over the hose and pull it out of the car, causing
fuel to spray everywhere.
Avoid spills - do not top off or overfill the
After pumping gasoline, leave the nozzle in the
vehicle's tank opening for a few seconds to avoid drips when you
Use only approved portable containers for
transporting or storing gasoline.
Never fill a portable container when it is in or on
the vehicle, always place the container on the ground and ensure the
container is stable before filling.
When filling a portable container keep the nozzle in
direct contact with the container and only fill it about 95 percent
full to leave room for expansion.
Always pay attention to what you're doing! Pumping
gas is the transfer of a hazardous substance; don't engage in other