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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Protecting the Gasoline Buyer

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The Gasoline and Oil Inspection Division, part of the Motor Vehicle Bureau, was organized to protect consumers. Members of the division inspected the roughly 12,000 gas stations across the state to monitor that station owners were not selling below-grade gas or gas laced with kerosene at higher prices and testing pumps to ensure an accurate reading when filling gas tanks.
Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 4 Issue 9, Aug 1937, p3-4, por