Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Efficient driving tips

Tips for an efficient function (source:
1. Monthly check tires are correct pressure. A less than adequate pressure can increase fuel consumption by up to 4%.

2 Check the luggage. The transport of every 100 kilos of weight spends 6% more fuel.

3. It is preferable to use long marches, respecting speed limits, and maintain the safety distance to avoid stepping, accelerations and unnecessary consumption.

4 Boot without stepping on the Accelerator.

5.-Keep, wherever possible, a uniform speed. Driving at high speeds increases fuel consumption. Car manufacturers make calculations on fuel consumption of your vehicles at 90 km/h, speed to less consumption occurs. In contrast to 120 km/h is consumed 30% more.

6.Air conditioning or window? At 25 degrees, air conditioning increases 12% fuel consumption. In town, at low speeds, open the window is more efficient than using air conditioning. On the road, on the other hand, when we drive faster, opposite.

In addition to these tips, it is important to note the specific maintenance conditions of our vehicle, for example, periodically checking the levels of oil. When we stop for more than one minute, it is also advisable to turn off the engine and start the March nothing more turn it, given that modern vehicles are designed to be more efficient when the driver starts the March swims mas start the car.

Drive gently, without abrupt changes in speed, is also of vital importance, not only for the environment, for our security. And finally why not share the car to go to work or in their spare time? It will help to reduce traffic and of course, drinking his fuel and the person with whom to share vehicle.

In short, there are many advantages of efficient driving, starting with the evident saving of fuel, so important today with the rise in fuel prices. In addition, the responsible use of the vehicle reduces pollution, both acoustic as CO2. On the other hand we increase Security in driving and cut the costs of maintenance of our car (clutch, gearbox, frenado…)

Currently these efficient driving techniques are increasingly considered to be of utmost importance and they are already being introduced in education for the driving licence, as well as expert driver training courses.