How to Save Gas - Start Saving Immediately With These Tips.  

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created by tonyalves 2009-07-18 11:53:22 am

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Note location of lowest gas price in a five mile radius. Plan your errands in a round robin circle which includes this gas station, and make it your pit stop.

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submitted by FGual 2009-08-31 10:42:17 pm    

 



Accelerate and decelerate more slowly. This means anticipating when to slow down further in advance and also uses less gas.

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submitted by Impact Productions 2009-07-18 09:05:04 pm    


Remove any excess weight from the car, especially in areas like the boot. For instance, anything you are carrying for convenience, rather than because it is needed. Excess weight uses additional gas.

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submitted by Impact Productions 2009-07-18 09:05:54 pm    


Give yourself more time for commutes. Get up earlier and don't be in a rush. If you're in a hurry, you'll drive faster and carelessly.Instead, stay calm, be patient and take it slow. This will surely give you a constant speed and less gas usage.

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submitted by blogdemanila 2009-07-18 09:01:49 pm    


Join a van pool if you know of several people that are going to the same place. If you are going over 50MPH then using the A/C uses less gas than having the windows down. If you are going under 40MPH you burn less gas having the windows down probably

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submitted by Peekelly 2009-07-21 06:45:19 pm    


If you have an automatic transmission, watch your RPM gauge while accelerating. Accelerate slowly while trying to keep your RPMs low. You will be surprised how much gas this saves.

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submitted by bescritt 2009-08-30 04:59:47 pm    

 



Plan ahead to decrease your braking. Your brakes waste valuable kinetic energy by turning it into heat. Coast into driveways & coast up to stop lights. Be careful, don't run any red lights or collide with anything while trying to save kinetic energy.

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submitted by bescritt 2009-08-30 05:05:02 pm    


According to the New York Times (NYT) nearly 79% of the 15 million commuting college students in the United States are seeking to reduce travel costs by turning to the Internet. Lamar University in Texas saw a 56% increase in enrolment for online courses

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submitted by tonyalves 2009-07-18 11:53:22 am    

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