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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.

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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