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A police force put 26 of its cars out of action by filling up with the wrong fuel, it was reported.

Officers working for North Wales Police cost the taxpayer nearly £3,000 in the last 12 months by pumping gallons of petrol into their diesel engines, reported the Welsh Daily Post.

In 2006 the force introduced bright yellow filler cap covers marked with the word “diesel”. But that did not stop officers making the same mistake 26 times.

via Metro.co.uk

October 31, 2008 Posted by | Dumb Stuff | , , | Comments Off on Oops!!


Members of the Martin County Fire Rescue Hazmat team responded to a fuel clean-up Tuesday morning after a boater pumped [100 gallons of] gasoline into his fishing rod holder instead of his gas tank.

More at South Florida Sun-Sentinel.com

May 14, 2008 Posted by | accident messes, boat, Dumb Stuff, People | | Comments Off on Ooops!