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SOURCE Car Care Council
While you can't control the price of gas, a few simple steps help control how much gas you use.
BETHESDA, Md., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers' pain at the pump is back with gas prices rising for 33 consecutive days according to the Washington Post and the average price of gas moving closer to $4 per gallon. No need to worry, says the Car Care Council. A few simple and inexpensive vehicle maintenance tips can help alleviate the pain.
"You can't control the price of gas, but you can control how much gas you burn by performing proper maintenance and how you drive. Performing simple and inexpensive maintenance can save as much as $1,200 per year in gas costs," said Rich White, executive director, Car Care Council.
The Car Care Council offers these gas-saving maintenance tips:
Driving behavior also impacts fuel efficiency. The council offers these gas saving driving tips:
The Car Care Council is the source of information for the "Be Car Care Aware" consumer education campaign promoting the benefits of regular vehicle care, maintenance and repair to consumers. For a free copy of the council's Car Care Guide or for more information, visit www.carcare.org.
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