Fuel prices are on the rise again, which means truckers are thinking of ways they get be more efficient to save time and money on the road. Explore a few ways truckers can improve fuel economy:
Don’t Drive Until You’re On Empty
A great way to improve your fuel economy is by getting into a refilling routine. The fuller your gas tank is, the better the fuel mileage. It’s important to never wait until the tank is completely empty to stop for gas.
Keep Up With Vehicle Maintenance
Your truck will run its best when all its parts are working at their best. This means getting regular oil changes, and making sure your tires are properly inflated and appropriately aligned. It has been found that this can improve gas mileage by about three percent. Drive The Speed Limit
It can be easy to put the pedal to the metal when you’re cruising down the highway, but it’s important to go the speed limit, not just to avoid getting a ticket, but to also get better fuel economy. You can be more efficient by maintaining a steady speed instead of continuously having to slow down and speed up.
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