Tips for greener driving
- Combine activities into one trip. On the way home from work, pick up the kids and bring them to market all in one trip. An excellent family activity and way to improve fuel economy.
- Eliminate left turns. Left turns require the most gasoline. UPS eliminated many left turns in their fuel economy efficiency program. By planning car trips with this idea in mind, this will reduce road rage and wasted gas via idling.
- Check tire pressure once a month. Over-inflated and especially under-inflated tires will reduce fuel economy by quite a lot. Stop throwing away cash and keep the tire pressure at the recommended level.
- Stop speeding and drive safely. Swimming in and out of traffic to shave only one or two minutes is a burden on the tank. Drive carefully and below the speed limit.
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