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Gas Saving Tips Cut Driving Costs By One-Third

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How you drive and maintain your vehicle can either save or cost you. By changing your driving habits you can improve fuel economy up to 37 percent right away (depending on how you drive).

Combine several tips and perform routine maintenance and you will save real dollars, not just pennies. Ronnie Kweller from the Alliance to Save Energy says filmmakers and videographers with a yen to put their work on the map, and on the Web, are invited to submit a two-minute video illustrating one or more of the Drive Smarter Challenge campaign's gas- and money-saving tips .

Meymo Lyons reports...

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