Updated: 8:29 PM UTC, Jul 16, 2017

Why Is Cell Phone Use Banned at Gas Stations

It is forbidden to use a cell phone near a gas station. Although this ban is posted on gas pumps, it has never been proven that cell phones can cause fires. However, there are cases where static electricity has caused fires at gas stations.

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Mythbusters- Cell Phone Gas Station MiniMyth by Discovery
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