Sunday, May 2, 2010

100 Frugal Tips in 100 Days: Tip # 24

Tip # 24 Drive the speed limit

Here are some helpful tips to drive more efficiently, and in turn save a few extra dollars. I'm definitely guilty of driving (a little!) over the speed limit on the interstate. However, driving even 5 miles above the speed limit causes your car to use gas less efficiently. The same is true for accelerating to get around that slow person texting on their cell phone just to get to a red light. According to, each 5 mph you drive over 60 mph is like paying an additional $0.24 per gallon for gas! That adds up!

1 comment:

  1. Don't forget to make sure the tire pressure is correct. That also helps with fuel efficiency!!