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17 February 2010

Reduce your pollution output

We know our relationship with the automobile isn't a healthy one, neither for us nor the planet, but we don't want to end it. These driving tips are for those still deeply in love.

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We know our relationship with the automobile isn't a healthy one, neither for us nor the planet, but we don't want to end it. These driving tips are for those still deeply in love.

Take action:
Don't go too fast – high speeds result in greater emissions; don’t idle – idling for longer than about 30 seconds burns more fuel than it takes to restart the engine; keep your car engine well maintained, including the air conditioning system and wheel alignment; keep the tyres properly inflated; don't overfill your petrol tank; and make sure the petrol cap fits properly.

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