May 17, 2006

Natural Resources Canada offers tips for Road Safety Week

Ottawa, Ontario – As part of Road Safety Week, May 15 through 21, Natural Resources Canada is urging motorists to adopt safe and fuel-efficient practices when driving.

The tips include avoiding aggressive driving, which can increase fuel consumption by up to 39 per cent; reduce your speed; avoid “jackrabbit” and hard stops; keep your vehicle in good condition; and check your tire pressure once a month. For more tips, visit

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