Gas Prices have increased 75 cents per gallon from their levels just one year ago. A recent Lundberg survey found self-serve regular is averaging $3.57. Here are a few friendly reminders to ease the pain at the pump:
Consider walking, biking, or even public transportation to places that you previously thought to far away.
Find Cheapest Gar Near You
Gas Buddy is a great resource for finding the cheapest gas nearby. The cheapest pump near me is $3.19 per gallon, much lower than the national average.
Buy A More Fuel Efficient Vehicle
According to http://www.fueleconomy.gov, the Toyota Prius gets up to 51 MPG.
Keep it Under 60 MPH
Gas mileage begins to rapidly decrease once your speed increase above 60 MPH.
If you need groceries and your dry cleaning, why not coordinate both errands during the same trip? It will save you money, and time.
If you have extra weight in the trunk, get rid of it. Each 100 pounds can reduce gas mileage up to 2%.
What tips do you have?