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Reduce your car costs: This week's budget has increased the cost of motoring. However, every driver can take simple steps which will negate these extra burdens and perhaps result in lower motoring

11th December, 2011
Motoring News
The new Volkswagen Polo.

This week's budget has increased the cost of motoring. However, every driver can take simple steps which will negate these extra burdens and perhaps result in lower motoring costs overall:

* Get rid of extra weight in the vehicle, eg, golf clubs when not going to play, a heavy box of tools when not required, etc.

* Make sure tyre pressures are correct. Under-inflated tyres increase rolling resistance.

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