Asked By: Juan Parker Date: created: Mar 20 2024

Is it illegal for kids to pump gas in Texas

Answered By: Bernard Hall Date: created: Mar 22 2024

Can I pump your gas, Mom? Is there a law against a young child pumping gas at the self-service island? A Reader in Pennsylvania There’s no law against it, but it’s not a good idea. Having a child “help” by pumping gas can cause a multitude of problems.

  • Other safety hints:
  • It is against the law to pump gas into an unapproved container.
  • Turn off your engine while pumping gas.
  • Obviously, no smoking.
  • Don’t walk away from your vehicle while filling your car.
  • Heloise
  • Dear Heloise:

When I lend something to a friend, I take a picture of it and caption it with the name of who has it. I might sound like a Grinch, but I get my stuff back!

  1. Gary in Fort Wayne, Ind.
  2. Nothing wrong with keeping up with who’s got what!
  3. Heloise
  4. Dear Heloise:

Many stores keep their shopping carts in the hot sun. Driving through a lot one day, I was horrified to see an adult place a baby with nothing on her legs in a cart. My hint: Check the temperature of the seat of shopping carts before placing a child in it, lest the child get burned, especially if the child’s legs are bare.

Or bring something to pad the seat, even for older children. Gloria P., Riverside, Calif. Hi, Heloise: This hint is for those of us who fumble with a cellphone. Everyone has a beverage koozie lying around. It can be a flexible, lightweight, perfectly sized, padded “holster” for a cellphone in your pocket.

The phone stays well-positioned, slides out smoothly, prevents hitting apps, helps protect if dropped and gives you a cushioned resting pad. Jack K., Billings, Mont. Dear Heloise: In answer to your reader who mentioned having trouble remembering passwords, I use index cards, one for each password, and file them alphabetically in a small file box.

  • You may tell a trusted family member, in case he or she needs to access something in your records.
  • Heloise
  • Dear Heloise:

Some emails from friends end up in my spam box. Every day, I check what’s in my spam box, “unspam” it if it doesn’t belong there and read it. Miss Maui Mary, via email,com. I can’t answer your letter personally but will use the best hints received in my column. [email protected] Heloise P.O. Box 795001 San Antonio, TX 78279 King Features Syndicate : Can I pump your gas, Mom?

Can a 14 year old pump gas in PA?

We verified there is no law preventing children younger than 16 from pumping gas.

Asked By: Harry Ross Date: created: Feb 17 2023

How old do you have to be to get a pump

Answered By: Isaac Gonzalez Date: created: Feb 17 2023

Insulin pumps dispense insulin to patients with Type 1 diabetes or Type 2 diabetes, Unlike an insulin syringe or insulin pen, an insulin pump does not require multiple daily injections. When combined with a glucose sensor, an insulin pump can help with continuous glucose monitoring which leads to optimum blood sugar control in patients with diabetes.

Insulin pumps only use fast-acting insulin (such as NovoLog, Humalog and Apidra). Fast-acting insulin begins to lower your child’s blood glucose within 15 minutes and continues to lower it for up to four hours. Our endocrinologists typically do not place a child on an insulin pump until one year after being diagnosed with diabetes.

Your child’s doctor will work with you to determine if an insulin pump is an option for your child. Before switching to an insulin pump, you and your child will be trained on how to use the pump by our insulin pump team. There is no minimum age requirement for insulin pump therapy.

Can kids pump gas in Ontario?



Show FAQ’s for course: Question: How long does it take to complete the course? Answer: From start to finish the course should take about 8 to 10 hours of actual study time, a good project for a rainy weekend! Question: How long may I take to complete the course? Answer: You should plan to complete the course over a period of less than 30 days, however, the course will not “time expire” on you. Question: Is this course free? Answer: No. The cost of the course is $299.00. Question: Who should take this course? Answer: The Site Operator Course is designed to train a station operator of a retail fuel outlet, bulk plant, marina, cardlock/keylock, private outlet or farm where fuel is being dispensed. Question: Is there a legal requirement to take the Site Operator Course? Answer: There is a legal requirement to be trained if you are working as a station operator at a fuel dispensing site. The Site Operator Course fullfils this requirement. Question: I live outside Ontario, may I take the course? Answer: This program was developed for use in Ontario, however it is anticipated that Station Operators from other Provinces and Territories will use the material within. The similarities of the requirements contained within the Liquid Fuels Handling Code and the National Fire Code make this transition to different jurisdictions reasonably easy. With the exception of the Ontario specific requirements, this program covers most of the fuel related issues that a petroleum Station Operator needs to know to operate a petroleum handling facility safely in any jurisdiction. In virtually all jurisdictions there are legal requirements to train any person responsible for petroleum handling operations. This course is (at the time of publication) the only provincially recognized online course for achieving Site Operator certification. Question: Can I take the course in a classroom instead of on-line? Answer: Yes. Call us at 877-280-3604 or email [email protected] to obtain a training schedule that bests suits your location and available dates. Question: What minimum computer system do I need? Answer: Any PC running Internet Explorer 5.5 or higher will do. You will also need a 56 Kb modem or faster connection to the Internet. Question: I have an Apple Macintosh computer. Can I take the course? Answer: A Mac running OS X and Safari or Firefox as browser will be fine. Question: Is there a minimum level of education required to become certified? Answer: No. Bring your common sense and desire to succeed to the project. Question: Is there a minimum age in order to become certified? Answer: The minimum age to pump gasoline at a service station in Ontario is 15 years. Question: Must I have previous work experience in order to become certified? Answer: No. The Site Operator Course was designed specifically as an entry level course for persons in the fuels handling industry.



Can a 13 year old get gas?

Gas – Gas pain or indigestion is common in kids of all ages. Diet often plays a role. Carbonated drinks, such as soda may upset the stomach, especially if the child drinks through a straw. Spicy foods, beans, citrus and caffeine (including chocolate) may cause gas.

Can you use 15 year old gas?

How old is too old for gas? – Degradation occurs from the get-go but most gas stays fresh for a month or two without issue, However, gas that is more than two month old is generally OK to use with only minor decreases in performance. Gas that is older than a year can cause issues, like engine knocking, sputtering and clogged injectors.

Can you use 20 year old gas?

The Dangers of Using Old Gas – Old gas does not become contaminated necessarily, but rather loses its combustible properties and volatile compounds. When you use gasoline that’s too old, it can damage internal engine components. It may also start to form a gum residue that could cause blockages.

Asked By: Harry Young Date: created: Jan 31 2024

How do I pump gas

Answered By: Ryan Allen Date: created: Feb 01 2024

3. Choose the grade. – Explain the difference between the different types of gas: premium, mid-grade, and regular. And that you probably don’t want to ever go to that diesel pump, which has a differently-shaped nozzle to keep you from accidentally using it.

You can likely stick to filling your car with regular gas unless you’re with a high-powered engine (such as a sports car or a large SUV), in which case it’ll be better to fill up with either mid-grade or premium gas to keep the engine running smoothly. Pull it down slightly until it’s secure. Pull up on the nozzle’s trigger, and lock it into place.

It will automatically shut off when the tank is full. Carefully remove the nozzle when the machine stops pumping gas, to avoid spilling.

Do you pump your own gas in Alabama?

Introduction – Despite the fact that gasoline automobiles date back to the early 1900s, self-service gas stations were not popularized until around the 1980s. While to some states full-service gas stations – gas stations where an attendant pumps a customer’s gas – seem like a thing of the past, they are still the norm in some parts of the United States.

Some states, however, may ban self-service gas stations, making it illegal for drivers to pump their own gas. Initially, laws requiring gas stations to be full-service were designed to protect the local economies, where some people’s full-time job was as a gas station attendant; at that time, self-service gas stations were only used for emergencies or after-hours and were coin-operated.

In the states that still do not let drivers pump their own gas, the rationale is largely based on history and tradition, also citing rising costs and safety issues. Despite many unsuccessful attempts to change the legislation, baring full-service gas stations can even be as divisive as to be considered a political third rail.

State Possibility to Pump Own Gas Retail Gas Price Gas Tax
New Jersey No $4,896 $0.42
Oregon No $5,497 $0.38
Alabama Yes $4,484 $0.28
Alaska Yes $5,571 $0.09
Arizona Yes $5,278 $0.18
Arkansas Yes $4,433 $0.25
California Yes $6,308 $0.51
Colorado Yes $4,902 $0.22
Connecticut Yes $4,861 $0.25
Delaware Yes $4,811 $0.23
Florida Yes $4,642 $0.19
Georgia Yes $4,389 $0.29
Hawaii Yes $5,573 $0.16
Idaho Yes $5,216 $0.32
Illinois Yes $5,419 $0.39
Indiana Yes $4,993 $0.32
Iowa Yes $4,607 $0.24
Kansas Yes $4,590 $0.24
Kentucky Yes $4,604 $0.25
Louisiana Yes $4,433 $0.2
Maine Yes $5,006 $0.3
Maryland Yes $4,837 $0.36
Massachusetts Yes $4,922 $0.24
Michigan Yes $5,032 $0.27
Minnesota Yes $4,701 $0.29
Mississippi Yes $4,405 $0.18
Missouri Yes $4,589 $0.2
Montana Yes $4,957 $0.33
Nebraska Yes $4,707 $0.25
Nevada Yes $5,577 $0.23
New Hampshire Yes $4,872 $0.22
New Mexico Yes $4,701 $0.17
New York Yes $4,950 $0.25
North Carolina Yes $4,524 $0.39
North Dakota Yes $4,710 $0.23
Ohio Yes $4,846 $0.39
Oklahoma Yes $4,568 $0.19
Pennsylvania Yes $4,950 $0.58
Rhode Island Yes $4,890 $0.34
South Carolina Yes $4,406 $0.26
South Dakota Yes $4,731 $0.28
Tennessee Yes $4,499 $0.26
Texas Yes $4,524 $0.2
Utah Yes $5,185 $0.32
Vermont Yes $4,950 $0.32
Virginia Yes $4,703 $0.26
Washington Yes $5,492 $0.49
West Virginia Yes $4,842 $0.36
Wisconsin Yes $4,697 $0.31
Wyoming Yes $4,874 $0.24

Can a 12 year old get a pump?

Youth no object – The age of a child is a consideration for pump candidacy, but no age rules out the possibility of using a pump. I recently put Maggie, age 18 months, on an insulin pump. She was having difficulty with both high blood glucose and hypoglycemia at all times of day and night.

Her blood glucose level would frequently drop overnight, even with no insulin in the evening. Her mother was checking her blood glucose levels eight to 10 times a day and was becoming very discouraged. Clearly, it was time to try other treatment options. At the time of writing, there are 36 children under the age of seven on pump therapy in the Yale Program.

Their reasons for starting on pump therapy have varied. Sometimes a child in this age group is doing well with insulin shots, but the parents would like the flexibility that the pump offers. Many parents would like to make mealtimes more pleasant and to not have arguments over food.

Even at their best, children in this age group tend to be finicky eaters.) They would also like to smooth out the blood glucose swings that are so common in a young child. Once a child is three or four, he is able to deliver an insulin bolus (the dose taken before meals) himself, but he needs someone to verify the amount before activating it.

When a child younger than seven is started on the pump, we usually use the block feature on the particular pump we use, which keeps the child from activating the buttons on his own. This feature is usually used only for the first week or so; after that, the novelty usually wears off, and the child doesn’t tend to play with his pump.

  1. School-age kids (7 to 12 years old) are great pump candidates.
  2. They tend to be excited about the pump and want to help as much as possible.
  3. They also tend to be very successful at keeping their blood glucose level in the normal range most of the time.
  4. They can give bolus doses themselves but need some help deciding how much to bolus.

They can begin counting carbohydrates and are able to use their insulin-to-carbohydrate ratio, as determined by their health-care provider, to tell how much insulin they require per carbohydrate exchange. (A carbohydrate exchange is approximately 15 grams of carbohydrate.) In general, kids this age are proud to show off the pump to their friends and think it’s quite cool to wear.

Can I pump for 2 years?

If mom wants to continue breastfeeding or pumping up to two years, she can maintain her milk supply – in most cases – by how often she breastfeeds or pumps. Breastfeeding an older child isn’t the same as breastfeeding a newborn.

Asked By: Neil Gray Date: created: Jun 06 2023

Do beginners feel the pump

Answered By: Jeffery Turner Date: created: Jun 07 2023

What Is Soreness? – Whereas “the pump” is something you feel during your workout which goes away soon after, soreness (aka DOMS, aka delayed onset muscle soreness ) is that feeling of “stiffness” you start to notice later on typically several hours after your workout.

It’s pretty normal for this soreness to then last up to 1-3 days, sometimes even more. Which means, it’s much more of a long term feeling than the pump. But just like “the pump,” the degree of soreness you experience also depends on a few different factors. Matt Perryman does the best job I’ve seen of covering every single aspect of it right here,

However, soreness tends to be a little harder to pin down than the pump is. I mean, just do a bunch of sets of dumbbell curls and you’ll have a pretty good pump in your biceps. Soreness doesn’t work quite like that. It seems to vary widely based on the following:

Exercise Selection Certain exercises, specifically those with a stretch component to them, are just more prone to causing soreness than others. For example, Romanian deadlifts (the perfect real world example of this) and split squats will always make it damn near impossible for me to sit the next day. Skull crushers will always make my triceps super sore. Dumbbell flyes will cause more chest soreness for me than any amount of bench pressing ever will. How Accustomed Your Body Is (Or Isn’t) To What You’re Doing The less used to something your body is, the more muscle soreness you’re likely to experience. That’s why when you’re a beginner who is starting to work out for the first time, you’ll probably be more sore after those first few workouts than you’ll ever be at any point in the future. You’ll often notice something similar when you start doing an exercise you’ve never done before or just haven’t done in a long time, or even just when you change some aspect of the way you train. But then, as more time passes and your body gets more accustomed to what you’re doing, you’ll often experience less and less soreness. Individual Weirdness For example, I can’t even remember the last time my biceps were sore the next day. No matter what exercise I do, there’s just nothing. Weighted pull-ups always make my lats sore for a day or two, but lat pull-downs done at an equal intensity? Pretty rare. I can probably list a dozen more examples like these. What’s the deal? No idea. In my experience, some of us just get sore from certain things at certain times, and some of us don’t. I have no real explanation for it other than “individual weirdness.”

Now for the big question

Asked By: Richard Hernandez Date: created: Jun 05 2023

Will 3 year old gas work

Answered By: Carlos Williams Date: created: Jun 08 2023

How Long Does Gas Last? It Depends – So how long does gas last ? How long can gas sit in a car? Gasoline can last between three months and three years depending on the type of gas and if it is properly stored. It’s important to note while all gas will naturally begin to degrade over time thanks to exposure to oxygen (also known as oxidation), all gas is not created equal.

Asked By: Robert Thompson Date: created: Feb 27 2023

How old do you have to be to pump gas UK

Answered By: Ethan Torres Date: created: Feb 28 2023

Your petroleum licence stipulates that you must take all reasonable steps to prevent anyone under 16 having access to petrol or using your petrol pumps.

Asked By: Abraham Scott Date: created: Jul 22 2023

Why is my 10 year old so gassy

Answered By: Nicholas Powell Date: created: Jul 24 2023

Excess gas usually is not caused by a serious health problem. Gas and bloating usually are caused by something your child eats or drinks, including some natural health products and medicines. Gas and bloating are usually harmless and go away without treatment. But changing your child’s diet can help end the problem.

Why does my 9 year old daughter have a big belly?

Physical and lifestyle changes –

Activity levels – One of the largest contributors to a weight imbalance is a drastic decrease in activity levels while there is an increase in food consumption. The American Health Association recommends all children age 2 and older should have at least 60 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity each day. Gut health – The human body needs the appropriate balance of microbes (gut flora) in the stomach in order to properly function and maintain a healthy weight. Puberty – Increased hormones in a child’s body during puberty (between the ages of 10 and 14 for girls and between the ages of 12 and 16 for boys) leads to growth and possible expansion of “baby fat” areas. This typically takes place in girls’ belly, breast area and hips. Boys’ shoulders will get broader.

Is 1 year old gas OK?

Regular gasoline has a shelf life of three to six months, while diesel can last up to a year before it begins to degrade. On the other hand, organic-based Ethanol can lose its combustibility in just one to three months due to oxidation and evaporation.

Can you use 50 year old gas?

Old gas can still be used if it’s mixed with new fuel. – Old gas is still usable if it’s combined with fresh gasoline, though your engine might sputter—or may not start right away—because the fuel mixture’s combustibility is lower. To use old gas in gas-powered lawn equipment, fill the fuel tank with one-part fresh gas to one-part old gas.

Can I use 2 year old petrol?

Can old petrol damage your car? – Expired petrol can cause damage to your car’s pistons during ignition, which makes it harder to start the engine and reduces your car’s performance when revving the engine. Also, within just a few months, peroxides can form in the petrol in hot weather, which can then start to eat away at metal and rubber, such as the liner on fuel lines, copper in fuel pumps and rubber parts of hoses.3 This is bad news for cars you don’t use often or the petrol that sits in your mower.

Asked By: Jaden Jones Date: created: May 05 2023

What age can you pump gas in Texas

Answered By: Cyrus King Date: created: May 06 2023

What is the Minimum Age to Pump Gas – If I’m thinking it, I’m guessing you may also be wondering what it the minimum age to pump gas. While not every state has rules for pumping gas, experts suggest you should wait until you have a driver’s license to pump gas,

In the US, that means kids under 16 should not pump gas. There are several reasons why kids should not pump gas, but safety stands out above them all. First of all, the gas fumes can be dangerous to younger children, especially those with lung and respiratory issues like asthma. Second of all, burns can happen easily if anyone is not careful while filling the tank.

Of course, logic would dictate that you would want your teenager to pump gas while they are in your presence at least a couple times before sending them out on their own after they get their driver’s license. I suggest talking younger teens through the process when they are in the car with you.

Can you use 8 year old gas?

The Dangers of Using Old Gas – Old gas does not become contaminated necessarily, but rather loses its combustible properties and volatile compounds. When you use gasoline that’s too old, it can damage internal engine components. It may also start to form a gum residue that could cause blockages.

Asked By: David White Date: created: Feb 10 2024

Is it illegal in Texas to leave kids in the car

Answered By: Gilbert Sanders Date: created: Feb 13 2024

What is the punishment for leaving a child in a vehicle in Texas? – In Texas, it is a Class C misdemeanor punishable by a maximum $500 fine for leaving a child in a vehicle in Texas. This offense is classified as neglectful supervision, which means CPS will also likely get notified and may launch their own investigation.

Is it illegal to pump your own gas in the US?

Why New Jersey doesn’t let people pump their own gas New Jersey is the only state in the U.S. that doesn’t allow customers to pump their own gas — anywhere. There’s always an attendant on duty to pump gas for customers at these full-service stations. Oregon is the only other state besides New Jersey with a full-service law.

However, Oregon’s laws are far less strict and allow certain parts of the state to have self-service gas stations. “It goes back to the middle of the 20th century,” said Patrick Murray, the director of the Monmouth Polling Institute. “There were forces involved who wanted to protect their interests in terms of the smaller gas owners against mega gas stations that were starting to be built at the time that would require self-service to be profitable.” Historically, gas stations with attendants were popular in the first half of the 1900s.

But by the 1970s, most states had switched over to customers pumping their own gas. As these changes swept the U.S., a state ban on self-service in 1949, known as the Retail Gasoline Dispensing Safety Act, stopped the Garden State from following suit.

  • Oregon passed its own similar law in 1951.
  • In the original bill, the New Jersey state legislature cited safety concerns and rising costs to consumers as reasons to not transition over to self-service.
  • But every time there’s a spike in gas prices, bills opposing full service start to pop up.
  • Seen as a ‘ by many politicians including Gov.

Phil Murphy, it’s one of the few legislative debates that doesn’t follow party lines. Every bill has failed so far, but it hasn’t stopped self-serve advocacy groups and politicians from pushing for change. Watch the video above to find out more about New Jersey’s full-service gas stations, why self-service options don’t find a home in the Garden State, and what’s next for its gas station owners.