Tips to Improve Your Gas MileageWith summer vacation plans ready to be implemented, it is time to learn a few tips to improve your gas mileage.

The US Government posted the following tips on www.fueleconomy.gov:

1. Drive More Efficiently

    -Avoid speeding, rapid acceleration, and unnecessary braking
    -Observe the speed limit
    -Avoid idling
    -Remove unnecessary items that add weight to your vehicle
    -Use cruise control on the highway
    -Use overdrive gears when appropriate

2. Keep Your Car in Shape

    -Get regular tune-ups
    -Keep tires properly inflated
    -Use the motor oil recommended for your vehicle
    -Replace a clogged air filter

3. Plan and Combine Trips

    -Combine errands into one trip
    -Consider commuting alternatives (carpooling, public transit, etc.)

4. Choose a More Efficient Vehicle

    Use fueleconomy.gov to find and compare cars
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