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Bridgwater firm offers fuel-saving tips
MOTORISTS can get free advice on how to get more miles for their money from a car care and motorcycle maintenance company in Bridgwater.
Autofit Motoring Centres, on Wylds Road, is providing people with tips on fuel efficiency and saving money.
Paul Rogers, Managing Director, said: “We are already seeing high prices this year and with petrol and diesel prices continuing to increase, we need to ensure we are using fuel efficiently.”
According to the AA, the average price of unleaded petrol has risen five pence during the past month and is now at 138.32p a litre. Diesel has gone up 4.78p from mid January to the current average of 145.10p.
Paul added: “Simply by having your tyres correctly inflated and your wheels aligned you can save pounds. Also ensuring your vehicle has fresh oil and is serviced regularly will keep it in good condition and save you money in the long run.”
Paul’s top ten tips for using less fuel and cutting car costs are:
1) Keep tyres correctly inflated
2) Regularly check your wheel alignment to keep your vehicle as energy efficient as possible
3) Drive smoothly
4) Maintain a steady speed
5) Don’t rev the engine
6) Change up gears as soon as it is practical
7) Avoid engine idling for long periods
8) Do not overload vehicles
9) Change worn parts
10) Avoid peak hour and heavy traffic when possible.
For more information call 01278 439287.