One Week to Memorial Day
May 22, 2006
This weekend as the summer driving season begins, many Americans will be packing up the car and hitting the road. Before you set out on your journey, map out your energy savings. Keeping your car properly maintained can help reduce gas consumption. Use the manufacturer's recommended grade of motor oil and get a regular engine tune-up to help avoid problems due to worn spark plugs, dragging brakes, or low transmission fluid. More maintenance tips can be found at www.energysavers.gov. The site is full of energy saving strategies that are more than just basic tips – they are proven ways to save gas and money reducing our nation’s dependence on foreign oil and the stress on your wallet.