Optimized Driving and the trendy neologism “Eco-Driving” describe a cost-efficient and eco-friendly driving style.
Substantial fuel wastes occur with aggressive driving. Time studies show that fast starts, weaving in and out of traffic, and accelerating to and from traffic signals do not save much time, and moreover, waste fuel and quickly wear out car components such as brakes and tires.
Vehicle efficiency has drastically improved but licensed drivers’ skills rarely fit today’s engine technology. Yet, an adapted driving style can result in a large decrease in fuel consumption and Co2 emissions.
Adopting an Eco-Safe style of driving will also improve punctuality, comfort and safety.
Read more in our safety tips article on Eco-safe driving >