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Green Commuting in New Jersey

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Did you know that under-inflation increases tire wear, reduces your fuel economy by up to 3 percent, and leads to higher greenhouse gas emissions and releases of air pollutants? Lessen this impact by following these tips:

  • Keep your car maintained and inspected on time.
  • If your "Check Engine Light" comes on, have your vehicle checked by a an Emission Repair Technician.
  • Don’t top off at the gas pumps.
  • Replace your car’s air filter when due.
  • Keep your tires properly inflated.
  • In very hot weather, try to refuel early in the morning or late in the evening when less vapors evaporate.
  • Avoid refueling on Pollution Action/Alert Days.
  • Use an energy-conserving (EC) grade motor oil.

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