More than 75 gas stations throughout New Jersey will be lowering their prices on Friday, May 13, 2022, to demonstrate how much motorists could save if the state offered the option of self-serve gas.

The Fuel Your Way NJ Self-Serve Day of Awareness is part of a campaign to educate the public about how much they could potentially save if the “Motorist Fueling Choice and Convenience Act” were enacted.

The legislation, which was introduced in the state Assembly in February, would allow gas stations to offer self-serve, while still requiring stations with more than four dispensers to continue to offer full-service gas pumps, giving consumers the option to pump their own gas if they wish. 

“With the cost of gas prices continuing to rise, it’s taking a bigger and bigger bite out of people’s wallets,” said Sal Risalvato of Fuel Your Way NJ. “We want the public to know that one of the quickest ways we can reduce gas prices is to allow gas stations the ability to offer self-serve in New Jersey.”

Motorists who pull into participating gas stations will also be handed a facsimile of a $100 bill during the next several weeks with the message that they could save $100 to $400 per year if the state allowed self-serve. Motorists will be encouraged to contact their representatives encouraging passage of the legislation. You also can take action online now at fuelyourwaynj.com/take-action.

Gas stations will also display a sign next to pumps that have been closed with the message: “This pump would be open if New Jersey allowed self-serve fueling.”

Risalvato said gas stations are having difficulty hiring staff to fully man all their pumps. As a result, motorists are often inconvenienced and forced to wait in long lines for the few pumps that are open.

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The legislation, A3105, is sponsored by Assembly members Carol Murphy, Ned Thomson, and Annette Chaparro. A companion bill has not yet been introduced in the Senate.

A recent Monmouth University Poll found that a majority of New Jerseyans support self-serve gas as long as stations maintained a full-service option. More than 2 in 3 told pollsters they would pump their own gas if given the option and they would save money.

“The legislation gives motorists a choice of self-serve while they can continue to receive full-serve, which is exactly what New Jerseyans say they want,” Risalvato said. “But the legislature won’t pass this bill unless they hear from constituents. If you support self-serve choice, speak up. Contact your legislators and let them know.”

The following gas stations are participating in the educational campaign:

  • Exxon, 142 Chestnut Ridge Road, Montvale, Bergen County
  • North Arlington Gulf, 101 Ridge Road, North Arlington, Bergen County
  • Exxon, 782 Route 17, Paramus, Bergen County
  • Valero, 639 Rte 17 N, Paramus, Bergen County
  • Exxon, 100 Rt 17 North, Paramus, Bergen County
  • Sunoco, 456 Rte 17 N, Ramsey, Bergen County
  • Exxon, 700 Washington Ave., Washington Township, Bergen County
  • Berlin P66, 201 White Horse Pike, Berlin, Camden County
  • Amoco, 2 Marlton Pike West, Cherry Hill, Camden County
  • West Berlin Delta, 250 NJ 73, West Berlin, Camden County
  • Cape Harbor Auto Repair, 795 Route 109, Apt 109, Cape May, Cape May County
  • Livingston Sunoco, 247 S. Livingston Ave., Livingston, Essex County
  • 264 Bloomfield Ave., Montclair, Essex County
  • 625 McCarter Hwy, Newark, Essex County
  • 335 McCarter Hwy, Newark, Essex County
  • Exxon, 550 Eagle Rock Ave., Roseland, Essex County
  • South Orange Exxon, 68 W South Orange Ave., South Orange, Essex County
  • Glassboro Delta, 100 Delsa Drive, Glassboro, Gloucester County
  • Bayonne Tiger Mart, 529 Kennedy Blvd., Bayonne, Hudson County
  • Willow Sunoco, 1301 Willow Ave., Hoboken, Hudson County
  • Lukoil, 200 12th St., Jersey City, Hudson County
  • Shell, 164 14th St., Jersey City, Hudson County
  • Gold Coast Petro Sunoco, 588 Manila Ave., Jersey City, Hudson County
  • Newport Exxon, 245 12th St., Jersey City, Hudson County
  • 235 12th St., Jersey City, Hudson County
  • Sunoco, 465 Grand St., Jersey City, Hudson County
  • Exxon, 450 Rte 3 West, Secaucus, Hudson County
  • 3842 Park Ave., Weehawken, Hudson County
  • Newport Valero, Hudson County
  • Exxon Holland Tunnel Service Center Inc., Hudson County
  • Califon Exxon, 429 County Road 513, Califon, Hunterdon County
  • Hampton BP, 238 Rte 31 N, Hampton, Hunterdon County
  • Lebanaon Route 22 Sunoco, 1370 US-22 West, Lebanon, Hunterdon County
  • Lebanon Sunoco, 1237 Route 31, Lebanon, Hunterdon County
  • Lebanon BP, 1201 Rt. 31 South, Lebanon, Hunterdon County
  • Liberty Mart, 118 Rt 202/31N, Ringoes, Hunterdon County
  • 2558 Pennington Road, Pennington, Mercer County
  • 1 Pennington Road, Pennington, Mercer County
  • 3513 Route 1 South, Princeton, Mercer County
  • Exxon, 270 W. Inman Ave., Colonia, Middlesex County
  • East Brunswick Sunoco, 784 Route 18E, Brunswick, Middlesex County
  • Ultra Mart Inc., 3875 Park Ave., Edison, Middlesex County
  • Exxon 1441 US Route 1 South, Edison, Middlesex County
  • Exxon, GSP, North Colonia, Middlesex County
  • BP, 2401 US 9 North, Old Bridge, Middlesex County
  • 152 Old New Brunswick Road, Piscataway, Middlesex County
  • Exxon. GSP. South Iselin. Middlesex County
  • Zackria Fuel, LLC, 4501 Stelton Road, South Plainfield, Middlesex County
  • South River BP, 258 Old Bridge Turnpike, South River, Middlesex County
  • Aberdeen Exxon, 1164 State Route 34, Aberdeen, Monmouth County
  • BP, 44 South Street, Freehold, Monmouth County
  • Hazlet Shell, 1355 Route 36, Hazlet, Monmouth County
  • Matawan Sunoco, 323 Route 34, Matawan, Monmouth County
  • Middletown BP, 863 Hwy 35, Middletown, Monmouth County
  • Monmouth Road BP, 373 Monmouth Road, West Long Branch, Monmouth County
  • Denville-RT 46, 161 W. Main St., Denville, Morris County
  • Long Valley P66, 43 E. Mill Road, Long Valley, Morris County
  • Peapack Sunoco, 28 US Highway 206, Peapack, Morris County
  • Randolph BP, 260 S. Salem St., Randolph, Morris County
  • Whippany Lukeoil, 1235 NJ-10, Whippany, Morris County
  • Exxon, 600 Brick Blvd., Brick, Ocean County
  • Exxon, 181 Drum Point Road, Brick, Ocean County
  • Exxon, 1444 Highway 88, Lakewood, Ocean County
  • Kelly's Sea Bay Sunoco, Route 35 North, Lavallette, Ocean County
  • Shell, 1350 Route 9 South, Toms River, Ocean County
  • Exxon, 13 Route 37 East, Toms River, Ocean County
  • Exxon, 478 Haldon Ave., Haledon, Passaic County
  • Exxon, 716 Goffle Road, Hawthorne, Passaic County
  • Exxon, 1431 Route 23 South, Wayne, Passaic County
  • Somerset Hills Exxon, 545 Martinsville Road, Basking Ridge, Somerset County
  • 1101 Easton Ave., Somerset, Somerset County
  • Exxon, 162 Central Ave., Clark, Union County