Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Improve Your Fuel Economy

Newspaper article Daily Examiner (Grafton, Australia)

Improve Your Fuel Economy

Article excerpt

WITH fuel prices forever on the rise we are always looking for ways to minimise that weekly fuel fill up at the pump. Follow these simple tips and you should be able to improve your fuel economy and ultimately save you money.

Lead Foot

If you're putting your foot down, driving over the speed limit and generally hooning around town, you're wasting fuel and draining money out of your pocket. Take a more relaxed approach to your driving and drive less aggressively, you will save money.

Check Your Tyre Pressures

Check your tyre pressure regularly. Make it a part of your weekly cleaning routine. If your tyre pressure is low, you will be increasing the rolling resistance of the tyre on the road and that will be robbing you of fuel efficiency. So make sure your tyre pressures are up to manufacturer recommended vales. You can also purchase low rolling resistant tyres from your tyre dealer.

Get Rid Of The Roof Rack

That empty roof rack you drive around with day in and day out is adding aerodynamic drag to your car. …

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