Increase Your Gas Mileage and Save Money

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Try to increase your gas mileage with these simple tips!

The price of gasoline may be low, but that sure doesn’t mean that you wouldn’t like to save even more, right? Here are some basic tips to increase your gas mileage, and therefore, your savings:

  • Slow down. By reducing your speed can save you multiple miles per gallon, especially on long trips.
  • Whenever possible, avoid idling your car. If you’re waiting to pick someone up or have become stuck behind a train – there’s no point to wasting your car’s energy.
  • Therefore, it’s beneficial not to warm up your car for more than about 30 seconds. Your car will warm up quickly once you start driving.
  • Reduce the weight of your vehicle. If you still have luggage in the back from your last trip, it’s lowering your fuel economy.
  • Lastly, keep your vehicle in good shape! Properly inflated tires, quality engine oil, and a clean air filter will all improve your vehicle’s efficiency.

 

For more money-saving automobile tips, visit us anytime at Joe Holland Hyundai!

Top Five Worst Kinds Of Drivers

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Do you ever feel it like you are the only sane one on the road? There are lots of different kinds of bad drivers out there. Here are top five worst kinds of drivers on the road!

# 5 – There are those annoying people who never use their turn signal! You always have to wonder about them. Don’t they find it annoying when others don’t use their turn signal?

# 4 – How about people who text constantly? Maybe we’ve all tried to get away with a text here and there but these people do it even in extremely heavy traffic.

# 3 – Then there is the angry driver. This dude gets pissed off at even the slightest faux pas. Maybe you’re not turning right on red when you should or he feels like you should pull on the shoulder to let him pass. What he’s really doing is making it dangerous for everyone on the road!

# 2 – Then there is the speed freak. Who cares about the speed limit or the welfare of anyone on the road? This guy has to get where he’s going if it costs him his life!

# 1 – The drunk driver. There just really is no excuse.

Let us know if you think there are any types of driver’s that we forget that should be added to the list of worst drivers out there!

Keep These Tips for Driving in Snow in Mind This Winter Season

So when you first hit the road, it was all clear – but now, you realize that snow is slowly starting to fall all around you, sticking to the road and causing you to worry. Before you find yourself in this situation, check out these tips for driving in snow:Tips for Driving in Snow

  • If snow starts to accumulate, the first thing you need to do is slow down and be wary of black ice, which forms quickly.
  • Maintain a slower speed that is much lower than the speed limit, and avoid any vehicles that appear to be going faster.
  • In general, increase the distance between your car and the cars around you. If someone has to stop quickly, you’ll be glad you left additional room.
  • Reduce any distractions such as music or a navigation system. The time for any distraction is not now.
  • Lastly, keep your cool, and try not to make any sharp turns or brake quickly, which can cause you to lose control.

Be safe this year, and for more winter weather advice such as tips for driving in snow, visit us at Joe Holland Hyundai.