How To Save Gas

A “hyper miler” is sharing secrets on how to save on gas mileage.

As gas prices climb, there are ways you can ease the pain. According to an expert that car companies turn to, the key is being gentle. Wayne Gerdes’ motto is “why burn gas if you don’t have to. He explains to “CBS News,”slow and steady works.

Here are some tips:

  • Go the speed limit. Speed kills fuel economy
  • Turn off the air conditioner unless you need it
  • Drive in the slow lane and follow all laws
  • Always stay moving
  • Take the ski rack off
  • Inflate tires
  • Get the stuff out of your trunk

Gerdes cut his fuel consumption by 40-percent!