Monday 5 December 2016

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down

Posted by at 3:18 PM

Tips to Help Improve Your Vehicles Fuel Milage.

Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down

There’s not much Wisconsin drivers can do about the price of gas, but we can control, up to a point, how much we use. Our driving habits can dramatically affect our gas mileage.

The first thing we can do is watch the go-pedal. Hard acceleration uses more gas. Gently leave stop lights and plan lane changes so you don’t need to floor it. That can save you hundreds of dollars a year in improved gas mileage.

Go a little slower.  Drivers who go more than sixty-five miles an hour will see their gas mileage drop dramatically. Leave early so you don’t need to rush to be on time. And cruise control is your friend – steady speeds use less gas.

Plan errands ahead of time. Make fewer trips by combining errands around. 

Although current gas prices have decreased a bit, a "lead-foot" might as well still be called a "gold foot"