How to Save Money on Gas
With the cost of gas today, we are all looking for ways to save money. Every little bit can add up so it’s important to stay on top of it. Below are several tips that will help you save on car gas.
Get A Gas Card
Almost all major gas stations offer their own brand of gas credit card that will allow you to save 3-5 percent on all your gas purchases at their stations. Saving 5 percent off every gallon of gas means a savings of around $3.75 per tank.
Avoid Aggressive Driving
Hitting the gas pedal hard when the light turns green and braking too abruptly will increase the rate at which your car using its gas.
Use Your Cruise Control
Cruise control not only helps you drive at a steady speed but also saves you gas. On average, you’ll save about seven percent more gas than if you don’t use cruise control.
Sure, going fast can be fun. It can also get you a nice collection of speeding tickets, but more importantly, the faster you drive the more gas you use.
If you are going to be sitting and waiting some place without moving for more than about a minute, turn off the engine. It probably goes without saying that if you can avoid rush hour traffic, you should.
Map out the places you will need to stop at and figure the shortest route. This not only saves gas, but it can save you a ton of time.
We all know that gas prices can be outrageous, but hopefully these tips can help you save some money on gas.