Sorry Gas Nozzle! Poor New Guy!

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Jay F.'s Comment
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So it was towards the end of the day. I was the truck that had to wait to see if there was any last minute loads, so I was sitting in the office when we heard a loud crash. A new guy started yesterday, and is training! He was fueling the truck talking to his trainer and drove off with the fuel pump handle still in the tank! I bet he never does that again. Snapped the end clean off and twisted the pipe coming out of the tank. It was a pain refueling my truck today!

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BubblesDhaDrivah's Comment
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Oh Wow!! I used to forget about the pump still being in the gas tank until i had an almost unfortunate day with forgetting about it. Now when I'm gassing up I always look at my mirror before I drive off. woooo gots ta watch out for that. Glad everyone was ok at the time of the incident.

Truckergirl's Comment
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YIKES, There's something i'll have to be careful about doing.

PackRat's Comment
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Lack of situational awareness.

Double check everything, including your mirrors before any move. This is especially critical at the fuel island.

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