Lower gas prices for disabled

National Infrastructures Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer signed into effect a regulation Wednesday forbidding gas stations from charging disabled customers full-service prices, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

By DANIEL KENNEMER
October 5, 2006 07:36

 
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National Infrastructures Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer signed into effect a regulation Wednesday forbidding gas stations from charging disabled customers full-service prices, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Disabled customers are now eligible to receive full service from gas stations free of charge upon presentation of their disability card (tav nakeh) and identification, and must demand the service while waiting in the self-service line.For the general public, the regulation requires gas stations to provide self-service gas pumps and to provide full-service fueling at self-service rates until the pumps are available and working. Gas stations must give a discount of at least 12 agorot per liter for self-service fueling.

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