Eco Friendly Driving

By , January 10, 2011 3:56 PM

Be kind to the planet and your pocket with these tips for economical and eco-friendly driving:

  • Check your tyres regularly and keep at recommended pressure
  • Don’t carry unnecessary weight
  • Remove roof-rack or luggage boxes when not needed to reduce air resistance
  • Don’t exceed speed limits, accelerate gently
  • Consider using cruise control where it would be appropriate
  • Turn off your engine if you are likely to have a prolonged wait
  • Use air conditioning only when you need to
  • Plan your route to avoid known congestion points
  • Try to travel during off-peak times

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