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Celebrate St. Patty's Day by Following These GREEN Driving Tips

Celebrate St. Patty's Day by Following These GREEN Driving Tips

Owning a car is a wonderful privilege as it is one of the most convenient transportation methods. Unfortunately, many drivers often forget about the impacts of emissions caused by burning gasoline, contributing to pollution and global climate problems. We thought we would share these green driving practices in honor of this month's green holiday! Keep your tires properly inflated to improve your gas mileage and preserve your tires. Check and replace the engine air filter, as a clogged filter can decrease your mileage up to 10%. Avoid idling. It can strain your engine and other parts while also wasting a significant amount of gas. Turning the engine off and on at a later time is your best bet. Don't carry hefty things. Extra weight = higher fuel consumption. If you don't need the item, leave it stored at home. Plan efficiently. Combine your short trips and run your errands all at once.  Don't heavily accelerate or brake as it can lead to extra gas consumption ... read more