22 Apr '11, 10pm

Five Green Driving Tips That Will Save Money and Gas

Five Green Driving Tips That Will Save Money and Gas

Drive Green : How you drive directly correlates with your fuel economy. Aggressive driving decreases your mpg, and harms your vehicle. So avoid quick starts and stops, go the speed limit, and try to take fewer trips in the first place. For more driving tips read Every Gallon Counts: Save Gas With Hypermiling . Get a Tune-Up : Regular maintenance and tune-ups help your care perform better and pollute less. Just by changing the air filter, your car’s efficiency will improve by 10 percent. Lighten the Load : Only keep emergency items in your car, such as the spare tire and first-aid kit. Any extra pounds will weigh down your vehicle and ultimately use more gas —and money — to move it down the road. Tire Checks : If every American car had properly inflated tires, the Car Care Council says we could save around two billion gallons of gas each year. To make sure your tires are at...

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