Let’s face it, the price of fuel just keeps going up and up (and up). As much as we’d all love to get double or triple coupons on gasoline, that just isn’t going to happen. Therefore, we all have to take a few steps so that we can conserve gasoline and get the most out of each fill up. Here are a few tips:
Drive the speed limit (or slower). The faster you drive, the more fuel you burn. Even slowing down just a few miles per hour can save you a few dollars at each fill up.
Check your tire pressure. When they are underdeflated, they are not only a safety hazard, they make you burn more gasoline.
Don’t top off your tank. When the pump shuts off, just put the handle back and put on your cap. When you do this, the extra can seep out and is just a waste of your money.
Clean out your trunk. Carrying too much extra stuff in your trunk can weigh down your vehicle and make you burn more gasoline.
Shop where you get rewards. Many stores and cards are currently offering rewards to save on fuel when you shop with them. Even $0.05 a gallon is money in your pocket.
So, what are YOU doing to help save on your gasoline consumption?