Automobiles emit CO2 gases which contribute to global warming and our dependence on foreign oil sends dollars out of America.
Improve your gas mileage by following these simple steps:
Check those tires:
Keeping your tires fully inflated will increase your gas mileage dramatically and extend the life of your tires by 25%. Check your tires while they are cold and use a reliable gauge. Make sure to check your tire pressure every month and especially before a long trip or pulling a heavy load.
Visit www.fueleconomy.gov for more information and a video.
Most voluntary idling is pure waste. It wastes gasoline, and therefore money, impairs the operating efficiency of our cars, and emits additional greenhouse gases. Idling in front of our schools is harmful to our children and sets a bad example.
Washing Your Car
Washing your car on a paved surface can allow the soapy wash water and other pollutants, like oil and grease, to run off into a storm drain.