Research Helps Drivers Cut Fuel Use

Research Helps Drivers Cut Fuel Use

There are 2 comments on the Science, Industry and Business story from Feb 8, 2011, titled Research Helps Drivers Cut Fuel Use. In it, Science, Industry and Business reports that:

Study by researchers at UC Riverside's College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology shows real-time eco-driving can cut fuel consumption up to 6 percent Ever wonder how much fuel you can save by avoiding stop-and-go traffic, closing your window, not using air conditioning or coasting toward stops? Research at the ...

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Lon Rocke

Paradise, CA

#1 Feb 9, 2011
OR, wonder how many wrecks you can cause by "coasting toward stops?"

Hicksville, NY

#2 Feb 10, 2011
Most of this stuff is "pie-in-the-sky". Yes, you can certainly practice good common sense driving methods, but out in the real world (at least on Long Island!) slowing down without an obvious reason will put a pizzed off 18 wheeler on your trunk lid.

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