Gas and Fuel Saving Tips You Need to Know Today

By: Peter Sicoli

Save gas, save fuel, save money. use less gas today will put more money into your pocket for tomorrow. The top gas saving tips for todays' crisis are all simple to do, simple to follow, and has its rewards. What can we do about gas prices is follow these simple tips to save gas.

1. Slow Down...nothing fancy about that, nothing special to do, nothing that is life altering. No speed racer around town, or down the highway, and leave early enough so that you are not late for an important meetings for work or to bring the kids to school. Give this try it for a couple of days and you will see what a difference this can make to your wallet. Slow down on the freeway and the streets around town and save gallons in fuel which adds up to alot of money.

2.Check Your Tire Pressure...a simple tire pressure check will add mileage per gallon to your drive. Probably one of the most ignored component on our cars, tire pressure. We all take the tire pressure for granted. Under inflated tires makes your car work harder on the road. Check your pressure at least twice a month, ask the service station to check them on your next fuel up.

3.Check Your Air Filter...is it full of dust, blocking air flow? Check it of course only if you know where it is. . My guess is not too many folks can answer that question. Naturally a good time to check the air filter is when you have an oil change or when you have you oil checked. But now with the price of gas at an all time high, make it a point to check it this week.

4.Gentle Acceleration...No jack rabbit starts off the line on a green light, this is not a drag strip. Slow it down baby to a nice casual pace and you will see your gas needle slow down as well, and there is a good chance you will not get a ticket for speeding. what can we do about gas prices...nothing. But a tip to save gas is to slow down.

5.Keep it Steady, Do as the truckers do...keep a nice steady pace while driving on the freeway, or around town. No zig zag driving, no Mario Andretti, just a nice drive casual pace is all you need to get to your destination. A constant, steady pace will keep you from burning fuel when have to accelerate. Leave yourself plenty of time to get to work, or to get the kids to school of the soccer game. When we start to rush, we tend to burn more fuel than we need to.

6.Clean Out the Trunk...When is the last time you looked at the trunk? How many things are in the your trunk that is adding weight to your vehicle. This extra weight is adding to your fuel consumption. Immediately upon reading this take out the golf clubs, take out the bag of sand, take out any thing that is adding weight, that is adding to your fuel consumption.

7....Get back to nature. On cool days or as frequently as possible, open up the windows and drive with no air conditioning. Automatic fuel savings when not using your air. Again, we are looking to conserve fuel here.

So there you have a few tips to Put these tips into action and you will start to see the savings this week. Now if you start to use these tips to save gas you will not only save fuel, but you will keep a few dollars in your pocket. So what can we do about gas prices? Tip number eight will be to by a diesel car and make your own ...and you will save thousands.

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