Notaries who have filled their tanks in the last few weeks, have probably noticed the increasing dent in their pockets. I for one, feel my customers shouldnt have to bare the burden imposed by our government. So i went in search of ways to help ease the pain. Sure enough, without much search... there apparently were several apps for that.
One particular App stood out for me personally: Gas Chubby.
Gas Cubby is the ultimate tool for tracking gas mileage and vehicle maintenance. Whether you're a hypermiler, or just want a reminder to change the oil, Gas Cubby will save you money and keep your vehicle operating at its peak.
Some of its features include:
Best part.... its absolutely FREE!!!!!!!! Visit: http://appcubby.com/index.html for more information.
Reality may not play out that badly, but it doesn’t look like prices will fall anytime soon. So the best thing to do is save gas however you can. Here are a few tips:
Shop around: Find the local station with the lowest prices. In some cases it may be worth buying fuel a town or two away. In most cases you should avoid filling up on the highway or in stations near highway exits. They tend to be pricey.
Drive gently: Accelerating rapidly, speeding and other forms of aggressive driving can cut your fuel economy by 5% in around-town driving and by as much as a third on the highway, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Slowing down improves fuel economy and is also safer.
Stick to the speed limit: Many of us like to push the pace on the highway in order to get to our destination sooner. But the price of doing so can be high. Fuel economy usually declines above 60 mph or so. The EPA says each 5 mph over 60 mph equates to paying an extra 24 cents per gallon.
Lose weight: I’m talking about extra weight in your car. It hurts fuel economy, so take out the sports equipment, garden supplies and other heavy stuff that should be stored elsewhere or thrown away.
Use cruise control: What seems like a simple convenience can also save fuel because the cruise-control system is almost always better at maintaining a steady speed and making smooth transitions when traveling on hilly highways.
Avoid Idling: Don’t bother warming your car up by idling. It’s usually a pure waste. You can also plan routes that avoid stop-and-go situations.
As always... stay safe and happy notarizing!
Mary, the notary!