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Cutting Down on the Transportation Costs

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We started by categorizing our bills and spending into groups, such as housing and transportation. We then looked at how much each item in that group cost us; gas, property and car insurance, maintenance, etc. Other than housing, our biggest budget buster is transportation. 400/month gas for truck. 130/month gas for car. It has great fuel economy, at about 40 MPG. What are the ways that you’ve cut back on transportation costs in the past?

How To Drive Green And Save On Gas Mileage

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Drivers and manufacturers are both embracing the eco-friendly tools because they help lower C02 emissions and achieve better gas mileage. However, none of these tools will help drivers that intentionally or unintentionally sabotage their own fuel economy. Examples of driving habits that decrease fuel economy include poor vehicle maintenance and terrible driving habits. Proven Tips to Increase Gas Mileage. Idling can guzzle a 1/4 tank of gas an hour.

13 Ways to Make Your Existing Car Greener and Avoid Buying a New One

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High gas prices got you down? This helps reduce pollution by preventing gas fumes from heating up and thus creating ozone. Those instructions are there on the gas pump for a reason. Why carry around all that extra weight, which not only costs you more in fuel but also more wear on your engine. Fuel-injected cars do not, contrary to popular mythology, use more gas starting up each time than they would just idling Combine errands. Buy fuel-efficient tires.

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