21 Jan '13, 11am

Our eco-driving tips work! We have been putting our advice to the test & improved fuel efficiency! @GreenCarWebsite

Our eco-driving tips work! We have been putting our advice to the test & improved fuel efficiency! @GreenCarWebsite

Even those who work in the motor industry can benefit from a little driver training to ensure their habits are as efficient as possible. Employees at Vauxhall were the latest to take some of their own advice and put it into practice. Taking part in Travel Luton’s ‘Smarter Driving’ lessons, the majority of participants improved their fuel efficiency by 10 per cent or more. Some even made improvements of up to 30 per cent, equating to a saving of around £700 a year in fuel costs in their particular car. The lessons involved a DVLA-approved instructor taking participants around the local area twice, encouraging them to drive in their usual style on the first lap before giving them fuel efficiency driving tips on their second. Tips such as encouraging drivers to read the road ahead and avoiding heavy braking and acceleration, help drivers improve their efficiency. The overall ...

Full article: http://www.thegreencarwebsite.co.uk/blog/index.php/2013/0...

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