Consider driving less:
In the UK, more carbon dioxide (CO2) comes from people’s car travel than from any other kind of UK transport. Reducing your car travel is a key step to reducing climate change effects and local air pollution.
Nearly a quarter of all car trips are under two miles, a distance you can cycle in less than 15 minutes. Cycling and walking distances under two miles could help you get fitter and save you money in fuel. You could also consider:
* planning ahead so you can combine car trips * car sharing * using public transport
Practical driving test tips for car drivers:
Before driving off: Making life easier for your engine can mean you use less fuel and produce fewer emissions.
Pump up your tyres: Under-inflated tyres create more resistance, making your engine work harder. This can increase your fuel consumption by up to 3 per … Read More