I don't ask a lot of a gas station. Basically, I just want to be able to fill my tank and get a receipt without going inside. I plan to visit all the gas stations on Beacon Hill and report back on whether they pass or fail this simple test. (It may take me a while to get to them all, as I don't drive very much.)
Today I went to Valero, where I've had trouble before. (Forgive the lousy cell phone pictures.)
Last time I went there, the gas stopped pumping when it reached $35. There was no explanation for this.
It wasn't just a fluke. Today I had the exact same problem.
Since my tank is larger than 11 gallons, I was unable to fill my tank. Valero fails the test.
As for the receipt, I wasn't quick enough to respond to the question about whether I wanted one or not (I was busy taking pictures), and it suddenly switched to the thank-you screen. So no receipt at all. As I recall, Valero also failed the receipt test last time, telling me I needed to go inside to get it.
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