The misfuelling prevention device

Top Gear host misfuels one of his motors.

Car enthusiast and new Top Gear host Chris Evans was unfortunate enough to accidentally pump the wrong fuel into one of his cars and cause some damage to the motor  The organiser of car-centric events and the newly appointed anchor of  car TV phenomenon Top Gear is something of a “petrolhead” so, if he can make this mistake, what hope is there for the rest of us motorists?

Grab the wrong nozzle and pump petrol in a diesel tank

Don’t pump petrol in a diesel vehicle’s tank.

According to a report manufacturers are trying to stop drivers misfuelling – pumping petrol in diesel tanks – but misfuels continue to occur.

Rather than relying on manufacturers or trusting to luck, motorists could fit a device like the and engineered with the objective of preventing misfuels.  Meanwhile, lets wish Chris every success with the new format Top Gear show and hope that he doesn’t misfuel any of his motors again as many are real head-turners.