-- I assume drivers think they can and do get away with it.
-- Never happens to me as a pax, and I've never done that as a driver...
But I've certainly carried some dipsticks that I'd like to have done it to...
get away with:
to manage to do something without being blamed or penalised or experiencing an expected bad result.
1. a stupid person;
2. a long straight piece of metal used for measuring the amount of liquid in a container, especially the amount of oil in an engine.