1st Young Driver Training can reduce your carbon footprint

Keith Mansfield with his 1st Young Driver Training car

Keith Mansfield with his 1st Young Driver Training car

First published in Green For Life

1st Young Driver Training recommends… Reducing your driving 'carbon footprint':

· Avoid harsh acceleration; you're pouring more fuel into the engine

· Maintain a lower top-speed on motorways and dual-carriageways

· Drive and steer smoothly

· Use the highest appropriate gear for the conditions/view

· Read the road; every gear-change costs money

· Where possible, try to avoid stopping; moving-off uses most fuel

· Remove unused roof-racks and surplus weight; more drag, less mpg

· Inflate tyres to the correct pressures when they're cold: under-inflated tyres cause more fuel-use. Over-inflated tyres cause quicker tyre-wear and safety issues

· Service your vehicle regularly

· Turn off 'high-drain' electrics eg. heated rear-screen or air-con; they increase fuel-use

· Leaving windows or sunroofs open at 35mph+ increases fuel-use There's no room to reveal all:

After reading, you'll make more significant (client testimonials for 58%) savings in a one-to-one eco-driver session.

Call Keith on 01823-430094 or 07931-707855 and book yours.

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