Fuel Island Review
|Fuel island area was clean, devoid of fuel and oil on ground||3|
|Trash barrels were emptied or had little trash in them||4|
|Fuel pump was in good working order and delivered fuel in a timely manner||5|
|Card reader and keypad was in good working order||5|
|Transaction required no additional action from driver inside the facility||5|
|There were sufficient paper towels for checking oil or cleaning||1|
|Windshield washing fluid was present, was sufficiently clean and had soap in it for cutting grease and bug guts||4|
|There was a long handled squeegee with both sides in good working order for reaching truck windshields without having to get up on the truck||4|
|A water spigot with hose was present and in good working order||1|
|An air hose with commercial truck tire pressure was available on at least every other bay||3|
|Bays with ULSD (ultra low sulfur diesel) were well marked||N/A|
|Friendliness and courtesy of facility staff, combined with wait time||N/A|
"Fuel Island Review Pilot Georgia Dublin"
Observations about accessibility: "Fuel Island Review Pilot Georgia Dublin"
This Pilot location is laid out on a tract of land too small for easy maneuvering of tractor trailers for fueling purposes. A back up of even three big rigs waiting for fuel causes the last one in line to have its rear close to the road.
Not only is the waiting space short, but the forward pulling space for trucks to park following fueling is way too short. When two or more rigs that have fueled in side-by-side bays have pulled up after fueling, drivers of all trucks except for the one closest to the road must either wait for the closest one to pull out, do some severe jockeying of their rigs past the blocking truck, or make a U-turn to the left to get out. If three drivers side-by-side have pulled up, the driver in the middle must simply wait.
May Pilot never design another truck stop like this one again! If accessibility (before or after the fuel bays) had been part of our grading system, Mike surely would have graded this location down severely for it.
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