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    Tricks to Save Money on Gas

    Do you dread refilling your cars tank?

    These tricks can boost gas mileage and save cash

    Turn off your engine when parked for over 10 seconds, as idling wastes fuel.

    Avoid aggressive driving"like rapid acceleration and braking"which can lower gas mileage by up to 33 percent.

    Dont keep heavy items in your car. An extra 100 pounds could increase gas costs by up to $0.03 per gallon.

    Combine errands. Several short trips, each taken from a cold start, can use twice as much fuel as one long trip with a warm engine.

    Keep tires properly inflated to avoid slashing your gas mileage.

    With these tricks, avoid pain at the pump!

    Published with permission from RISMedia.

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