Count Up to Earth Day: Tip 17 Consider HOW You Drive

April 22nd, 2012

This post is part of a series counting up to Earth Day on April 22.

You can change how you drive and use less gas. This is yet another case where being earth-friendly also saves you money.

Each five miles per hour you drive over 60 miles per hour is the same as paying an additional $0.31 per gallon for gas! (Source: U.S. Department of Energy)

So, it seems that safety pays. Really, how often do you have to drive over 60 anyhow?

If you’re intrigued, visit the government’s Fuel Economy website for more tips.

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