License plates ending in an odd number can get gas on odd numbered days of the month, while plates ending in an even number can get gas on even numbered days of the month.
A system of gas dispensation is to begin Saturday, Nov. 3 to combat long lines at the pump in 12 counties throughout the state. According to a release from the Governor's Office, citizens of the following counties are now limited on the days in which they can fill up their gas tanks, as per the state Office of Emergency Management: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Morris, Monmouth, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren. According to the state, plates containing an even number as their final numerical digit can fill up on even numbered days of the month, while plates containing an odd number as their final numerical digit can fill up on odd numbered days of the month. The number to look for is the final numerical digit …
An interactive map shows residents where they can fuel up.
As many Monmouth County residents move into their fourth day without power, keeping those generators humming is becoming difficult as few gas stations are open. The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management released a list on Thursday of working gas stations in the state, which a New Brunswick architectural firm morphed into an interactive map with addresses. But that doesn't mean you won't be facing long lines and short tempers when you get there, as people jostle to score fuel for some power at home.
Everyone is searching, tell us where you found it!
Whether you're looking to fill up your car or a gas can for your generator, the hunt for gas seems to have become survival of the fittest. In Northern and Western Monmouth, power outages are shutting down gas stations everywhere. And the stations that do have power, seem to have run out of gas. So tell us: Where are you finding gas? What are the lines looking like? Are some stations only taking cash?