Christie: NJ gas stations will remain full-service

TRENTON - (AP) - New Jersey motorists won't have to pumptheir own gas anytime soon.

Gov. Chris Christie told a caller on Millennium Radio's "Ask the Governor" program Tuesday that he won't support legislation for self-service gasoline because most residents don't want it.

Christie proposed allowing self-serve gas while campaigning forgovernor in 2009. But he said he dropped the proposal because ofpush-back from drivers.

His predecessor, Democrat Jon Corzine, abandoned a similarproposal three years earlier after estimating the savings at 6cents per gallon.

Christie says New Jersey's gas prices are still among the lowestin the country. That's because the state has a lower gas tax thanall but a few states.

New Jersey and Oregon are the only states that don't permitdrivers to pump their own gas.

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