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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