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Utilization of Traffic Information

Check Tire Pressure

  • Keep the optimal tire pressure marked up in a car

Check and keep adequate tire pressure

  • Tire pressure decreases by 10%(3psi) every 3 months
  • 10% decrement of tire pressure causes 1.2% decrement of fuel
  • Decrement of fuel efficiency costs 18L more fuel, valued 32,400 Won,
    every year(1,800Won per 1L) measured on 2000cc midsize vehicle
    spending 1500L of fuel every year

Eco Drive in Life

Checkup on a regular basis Check blood pressure, sugar level, pulse, body temperature, etc.

  • 1. Utilization of Traffic Information
  • 2. Warming up the engine to a minimum
  • 3. Start driving smoothly
  • 4. Utilization of Inertia Driving
  • 5. Keeping of regulated speed
  • 6. Observance of economic speed
  • 7. Minimizing Idling Operation
  • 8. Loading a right proper
  • 9. Checking Tire Pressure
  • 10. Efficient use of Air Conditioner
  • 11. Checking the consumables frequently