- Don't speed. Stick to the limit.
- Reduce your use of the brakes ... only when you have to
- Don't idle your car. Turn it off.
- Check your oil level and tire pressure regularly
- Drive smoothly avoiding unnecessary and rapid acceleration
- Try to slow down without actually stopping at signals
- Never accelerate toward signals
- Cut down on air conditioning use
- Plan your route to reduce driving
Your habits can add up to have big effect on your life. Some are good and some are bad. In the case of fuel economy, developing a few simple hypermiling habits can noticeably boost your fuel economy without costing you anything. So without further ado, here are nine ways you can modify your driving without breaking the law or doing anything dangerous.