5 things your drivers should do to save fuel

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Prevent sudden acceleration and deceleration.

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Do this by extending following distance. Also, anticipate changes in speed, such as when approaching turns, hills and traffic signals.

Cut back on speed.

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Estimates say each mile per hour higher than 55 delivers a 0.1 mpg hit to fuel economy.

Operate engine in its peak torque zone.

Driving in the “sweet spot” keeps Your engine is at its most efficient when in its “sweet spot” — running at optimum horsepower once at cruising speed.

Turn off the air conditioning.

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Switch off the air-conditioning or only run it for few minutes at a time when possible.

Turn off the engine.

Avoid excessive warm-up times when starting the truck. Even for a short stop, not idling can save money.