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No Idling Challenge

No Idling Challenge

Many people idle their vehicles when going through a drive-thru, picking up or dropping off passengers, or warming up their engines before driving.

By not idling, you’ll save fuel and reduce greenhouse-gas pollution.

WHY?

You can calculate the cost of idling your own vehicle. The next time you run errands, take a stopwatch and paper with you to record the time spent idling. For every two minutes an average vehicle idles, it burns the same amount of fuel it takes to drive one mile.

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