Did you know that the way you drive can also keep money in your pocket? Here, John and Helen Taylor from Fuel Academy share some of their handy hacks for busy mums on a budget. 1 TRAVEL LIGHTLY Don’t drive around with heavy items, such as travel cots and bulky extras, in your boot. As John explains, “the more weight you carry, the higher your fuel consumption will be”. 2 GET SETTLED “When driving with babies and children, it is important to have them settled before you start your journey,” says Helen, “because if you’re stressed, you’re much more likely to make errors in judgement.” 3 ACCELERATE GRADUALLY Maintain a consistent speed and really think about how you take off at traffic lights. “Fast starts burn more fuel, and it all adds up in the end,” says Helen.
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