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Old 01-31-2020, 02:20 PM   #98 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
Environmental benefits and increasing energy independence are important to me too, but perhaps less so since my saving fuel won't be noticed at all by Mother Nature, and isn't going to bring about energy security to the nation. However, it will be noticed in my pocketbook, and I will have learned a lot in the process.
That's the thing though. If everyone tried to save fuel (I've heard, probably on this forum, that the average driver can save about 30% just by adjusting their driving habits), Mother Nature will notice, and the nation (whichever one that might be) will be quite a bit closer to energy security.
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