Reduce Your Drag


Any external fixings such as roof boxes, their rails and bike racks should be removed when not in use. They change airflow over the vehicle and increase the aerodynamic draft. Opening sunroofs and windows will also increase air drag over the car. This means a great force is needed to drive the vehicle through the air, requiring extra power from your engine, and increasing fuel consumption and emissions.

Check Your Tyre Pressure
Service Your Car Regularly
Reduce Your Drag
Use High Quality Fuels
Turn Off Your Air-con
Lighten Your Load
Avoid Stop-Start Driving
Avoid Excessive Idling
Ease Off the Accelerator
Avoid Short Journeys
Change Down a Gear