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Fuel Saving Tip: Slow Down Around Columbia




There's not much we can do about the price of gas in Columbia, Missouri, but we do quite a bit about how much we use as we're driving on our Columbia streets.

Our driving habits can dramatically affect our fuel economy.

The first thing we can do is watch the 'go-pedal'. Hard acceleration just sucks the gas. Gently leave stop lights and plan lane changes so you don't need to floor it. That can save you hundreds of dollars a year.

Go a little slower on the freeway. Once you're going more than sixty-five miles an hour your fuel economy starts to drop dramatically. Leave early so you don't need to rush to be on time. And cruise control is your friend – steady speed uses less gas.

Plan errands ahead. Make fewer trips by combining errands.

Hey at current gas prices, a lead-foot might as well be a gold foot.

Tim's Automotive
5822 Brown Station Rd
Columbia, Missouri 65202
573-424-6910
http://www.timsautomotiverepair.com

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