Do you practice eco driving or use eco friendly cars? Do you want to drive in a more environmentally friendly manner? You might be happy to learn that driving “greener” generally means that you also save money. You’ll buy less fuel and can use that savings to spend more on other things. And it’s fantastic for the environment. Learn the golden rules of eco driving and benefit your pocket book and the planet.
Rule #1 Maintain Your Speed
Did you know that accelerating increases emissions? It does. If you can maintain a steady speed you’ll reduce emissions. The key is to strive to reduce the energy your car needs to maintain your speed. So if you drive a manual transmission, then strive to use the highest possible gear at the lowest RPM. If you drive an automatic, generally your car will strive to optimize and work most efficiently.