The accompanying photo shows the vehicle damage resulting from a recent trip to an Envirotest-operated emissions test station in Illinois. WEVTU was able to locate the owner and obtain copies of the police report and various insurance papers relating to the incident. After the vehicle passed the idle test, it was left just inside the exit, in gear with the engine running. When a newly hired employee got out from behind the steering wheel, the vehicle self-propelled out of the building, ...

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