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Gas Saving Tips

A few simple steps can save you hundreds of dollars on your gas bill.

Tip #1-If you can't drive 55, it may be costing you. In fact, taking your speed down from 65 to 55 miles per hour can save you up to 17 percent more fuel.

Tip #2-When the car says stop, stop! Don't always fill your tank to the brim. It's not only dangerous, it can waste precious gas.

Tip #3-Check your tires regularly. Make sure you have enough air. Low pressure can cost you.

Tip #4-Roll down your windows. Air conditioning can increase your gas consumption 10 percent on the highway and 20 percent in the city.

Tip #5-Some gas cards can save you money. Some cards offer a 5 to 15 cent discount per gallon if you use their card.

Tip #6-Radial tires can roll your fuel costs back 3 to 4 percent.

Tip #7-You can also save money by being on the move. You can also save money by being on the move. Don't let your car idle for more than 60 seconds.

You can get more information on how to drive more efficiently by clicking on www.fueleconomy.gov .

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