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Hand refilling the car with fuel at the gas station

Did you know that your driving habits can make a huge impact on the amount of money you spend at the gas station? When you’re on the road, fuel economy should always be a top priority. And while there’s no way to get around how far your car will go on a gallon of gas (unless you’re driving an EV) – there are some ways to improve your fuel economy! Here are 10 different ways you can increase your fuel mileage:

#1: Turn off your engine when you’re not using it. This simple piece of advice can save you miles per gallon, especially if your car routinely sits idling.

#2: Slow down to increase fuel efficiency. As hard as it may be for the lead foot drivers in all of us, going faster doesn’t necessarily mean getting there more efficiently. Studies have shown the most efficient speeds you can travel in a vehicle are between [...]

Happy female behind the wheel of a car.

Knowing the basics of driving and vehicle operation might be enough to get a driver’s license, but it’s not enough to keep you safe. Whether you’re newly licensed or you’ve been driving for decades, it’s easy to have bad habits. Getting too comfortable behind the wheel, feeling invincible, or thinking the rules of the road don’t apply to you are likely to get you or other drivers killed. Driving is a big responsibility and should be treated as such.

Here are three critical safety skills every driver must know:

SMOG. When changing lanes, the SMOG systems is a great way to keep safe. It teaches drivers to SIGNAL their intention to change lanes, check their MIRRORS, look OVER their shoulder to check their blind spot, and then, when it’s clear, to GO. A driver should be able to see the entire front end of a car in the rearview mirror before moving in front of [...]