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Tips for Maximizing Fuel Economy

Eips FOR MAXIMIZING FUEL ECONOMY 1. check | AIR PRESSURE CHECH WHEN TIRES ARE COOL: WAIT 3-4 HOURS AFTER DRIVING 2. mainta─▒n TRUCK CHANGE OIL, FILTERS, AND FLUIDS REGULARLY 3. drive AT MODERATE SPEED EVERY MPH QUER 60 ADDS $. 28 PER GALLON 4. seek SHADED PARKING LESS HEAT = LESS FUEL EVAPORATION 5. plan EFFICIENT ROUTES - HIGHWAY DRIVING MOST EFFICIENT - AVOID RUSH HOUR TRAFFIC TO REDUCE IDLING/FREQUENT BRAKING 6. load SMART - EUERY 180 POUNDS REDUCES FUEL ECONOMY BY AROUND 2% STAGGER CARGO DROP-OFFS PICK-UPS TO AVOID QUERLOADING 7. don't IDLE TURN ENGINE OFF IF 10LING MORE THAN 30 SECONDS 8. try CRUISE CONTROL CONSTANT SPEED BURNS LESS FUEL 9. don't DRIVE ARQUND SEARCHING FOR CHEAP FUEL SAVING 5 CENTS PER GALLON ON A 20-GALLON FILL-UP ONLY SAVES $1 PETERSON Infographic provided by PETERSON TRUCKS www.petersontrucksonhighway.com Sources: http://www.bridgestonetrucktires.com/us_eng/real/magazines/ra_special-edit_4/ra_special4_fuel- tires.asp http://www.automotive-fleet.com/article/story/2007/09/how-to- maximize-fuel-economy-for-your-light-duty-truck-fleet.aspx http://www.ucsusa.org/clean_vehicles/smart-transportation- solutions/better-fuel-efficiency/how-to-maximize-your.html http://www.getrichslowly.org/blog/2007/05/30/how-to-improve- your-gas-mileage-23-top-tips-for-better-fuel-economy/

Tips for Maximizing Fuel Economy

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If your commercial truck engine is idling for more than 30 seconds, you should turn your engine off. This is just one tip to help you maximize your fuel economy! Learn more by clicking on this infographic.

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