Pretend You Have No Brakes

 

 

Drive your car gently and easily and get more mileage. Aggressive driving can reduce gas mileage by 33 percent on the highway and 5 percent in the city according to the U.S. Department of Energy.

Instead, slow down, keep up the maintenance on the vehicle and inflate the tires properly.

Some experts recommend pretending you have poor, or no brakes, and keep more distance between your vehicle and the car in front of you to prevent slamming on the brakes and rapid acceleration.

For more information:

http://www.nctimes.com/articles/2007/07/30/news/top_stories/72907184202.txt

http://www.freep.com:80/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070730/COL12/707300338/1001/NEWS

http://www.apluswriting.net/gasmiles/gasmiles.htm

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