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Originally posted by BlueTileSpook
I live near a small town (less than 2000 residents) and feel that we can't get a handle on the gasoline/oil situation until people quit doing silly things like driving their children two blocks to drop them off at school. I am not talking about a kindergardener, I am talking about 10-12 year old kids.
People leaving their engines run while they are inside a convenience store.
People who live down a 1/4 to 1/2 mile lane and that drive to the mailbox everyday from their house to collect the mail.
Until we, as a society, decide to use our heads, no plan will work.
"...a new national movement to restore the American Dream"
Originally posted by WyrdeOne
Leaving the engine running while you do errands saves gas, compared to shutting off and restarting the engine time after time. If I'm not mistaken, you can idle for an hour or more with the gas it takes to start the engine once.
People should conserve, no doubt. In this case though, it might make more sense to leave the engine running as you're in the store.
Originally posted by PopeyeFAFL
Praying for lowering the gaz price (only in America, it goes without saying, how much more crazy can you go ?).