Following these simple driving tips can equal extra cash to spend on your travels—together, they can save you as much as $80 on a 700-mile round trip.
Learn more about the I-95 Corridor Coalition's Eco-Driving Campaign.
Get the junk out of your trunk. Save: $.04–$.08/gallon
An extra 100 pounds reduces gas mileage by up to 2%.
Fully inflate your tires. Save: $.11/gallon
Experts estimate a quarter of all vehicles run on underinflated tires.
Change your oil. Save: $.04–$.08/gallon
Using manufacturer recommended grade of motor oil improves fuel economy by 1–2%.
Tighten your fuel cap. Save: 30 gallons/year
One of the easiest possible ways to keep gas in your tank.
Slow down and save. Save: $14 by driving 60 MPH instead of 70 MPH
Each 5 MPH you drive over 60 MPH is like paying an additional $0.24 per gallon.
Avoid aggressive driving. Save: $1.25/gallon
Speeding, rapid acceleration and hard braking can reduce gas mileage by 33% at highway speeds.
Use cruise control. Save: $.54/gallon
This helps maintain a constant speed and improves fuel economy up to 7%.
Get E-ZPass to help reduce congestion at toll plazas, which reduces overall fuel consumption for all of us.