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It probably wasn't easy learning what to do and—more importantly—what not to do at the first U.S. gas stations in the early 1900s, but we eventually found our way.
Sure, EV owners have chargers at home, but retailers have already begun installing them outside their stores, and legislators are planning on harmonizing building codes to make it easier to install them at shopping centers, apartment buildings and more. Once people have access to even more public stations—there are already nearly 7,000 in the U.S.—they'll have to figure out the most efficient methods to get charged without inconveniencing their fuel-efficient counterparts.
Drivers are starting to figure it out for themselves, but the Stanford University Peninsula Press has decided to help out, too. This video features some advice on EV etiquette, courtesy of Plug In America's Marc Geller and Forrest North from Recargo, a California company with a smartphone app that helps drivers find nearby chargers.
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