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Eco-Friendly Driving Habits Windsor ON

Here are 10 tips for eco-friendly driving that will not only help the environment, but will also save you money. Eco-friendly driving is a win-win plan.

Fox Chrysler Dodge
(519) 371-5337
RR 5 Stn Main
Owen Sound, ON
 
Performance Sales And Leasing Inc
(613) 962-5877
28 Farnham Road
Belleville, ON
 
Dubois Honda
(519) 539-7457
1175 Dundas Street
Woodstock, ON
 
Stormy's Car Sales
(613) 961-8848
37 Dundas Street East
Belleville, ON
 
Shane's Auto Service
(613) 967-2553
265 College Street East
Belleville, ON
 
Milltown Motors Ltd
(705) 848-3949
24 Hillside Dr S
Elliot Lake, ON
 
Mini Waterloo
(519) 772-6464
527 King Street North
Waterloo, ON
 
Lakeridge Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ltd.
(905) 885-6550
152 Peter Street
Port Hope, ON
 
Simcoe Toyota
(519) 688-5950
150 Queensway E
Tillsonburg, ON
 
Canadian Tire Store
(905) 857-5424
99 McEwan Drive East
Bolton, ON
 

Eco-Friendly Driving Habits

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• Plan and combine trips - Plan trips in advance and wherever possible combine them into one outing;

• Avoid aggressive driving - Behaviours such as speeding, quick acceleration, and hard stops can increase fuel consumption by up to 39 per cent.

• Reduce your speed - Decreasing your speed from 120 km/h to 100 km/h consumes about 20 per cent less fuel;

• Avoid unnecessary idling - Idling for more than 10 seconds uses more fuel and produces more CO2 compared to restarting your engine.

• Service your vehicle regularly - Change the air filter, spark plugs, engine oil and other fluids, as outlined in the owners manual, to ensure you get optimum performance and fuel efficiency;

• Measure your tire pressure at least once a month - For every 28 kilopascals (4 psi) of under-inflation, fuel use increases by about two per cent;

• Lighten Your Load - Roof and ski racks, and heavy items in your trunk, decrease your vehicle's aerodynamics and add weight causing your vehicle to burn more fuel;

• Track your fuel consumption - Driving with fuel economy in mind, or eco-driving, can increase the distance you travel with every tank;

• Give yourself extra time

• Use public transit or active transportation wherever possible -Activities like taking the bus, walking, or biking will have an immediate impact on your fuel consumption. Source: Natural Resources Canada, vehicles.gc.ca.

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