I don't understand the hesitation to require payment before pumping...
Gas thieves are striking far more frequently, say station owners across the country as pump prices continue to rise.
Wayne Pace, who operates a service station Tantallon, N.S., says he's had to be even more vigilant lately about people who fill their tanks and take off without paying.
"It's become more of a problem now that the price of gas is going up," he said. "We're experiencing it now a couple of times a week versus a couple of times a year."