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The Perceptions of Driving

Perceptions. Who’s to say whose perceptions are right and whose are wrong? Maybe it has more to do with point of view than anything else.  And maybe that point of view has to do with how we’re taught, or what … Continue reading

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Dieting and Ecodriving -Every Little Bit Counts

I’ve always been a pretty thin person, but my post-racing-driving-sitting-behind-a-desk career has brought to me a harsh reality  -  I need to lose some weight. So, as I stood on scale the other day and looked down at the needle … Continue reading

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The Ford C-Max – Proof That Driver Behavior Influences Fleet Fuel Savings

Thinking of replacing your fleet of gasoline only powered cars with some hybrids, or do you think that hybrid technology is just a hype?   No matter what you think, it is hard to argue with the fact that almost … Continue reading

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EDS Tapped to Provide Fleet Fuel Saving Training to HISD

The Houston Independent School District has entered into an agreement with Ecodriving Solutions to provide Ecodriving  training for some 1,000 of their fleet bus drivers. EDS is obviously thrilled at the opportunity and it is further proof that the idea … Continue reading

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Time Your Drives to Save Fuel for You and Your Fleet

One of the main issues that is discussed in Ecodriving is the time it takes to get from one place to another. The perception is that Ecodriving is always slow driving, and one of the first things that is taught … Continue reading

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The Road to Better Fuel Mileage is a Balancing Act

It is starting to get warm here in Phoenix, and with the onset of triple digits temps air conditioning is in high demand. On my to work this morning, with an outside temperature of 90 at 7:30 in the a. … Continue reading

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Ecodriving Solutions Speaks Before the Houston-Galveston Area Council

Ecodriving Solutions was asked recently to give talks regarding ecodriving theory and the genesis of ecodriving to the Houston-Galveston Area Council as well as to the Houston Independent School District. The HGAC has made available a video of the talk, … Continue reading

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Simple Ecodriving Tips: The Beauty and The Beast

In a past entry, Mike talked about some common sense ways fleet drivers can save fuel – and costs – for your organization. Mike’s “5 Tips” offered some simple (some might even say “easy”) ways to cut fuel costs. If … Continue reading

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For 2012…Resolve to Get Ecodriving Results!

  It’s that time of year when we all at least think about making some sort of resolutions – eat better, exercise more, be kinder to strangers…you get the idea. At Ecodriving Solutions, we were thinking that this would be … Continue reading

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The Coast is Clear

One Ecodriving technique is to use coasting, when possible. This is different from “drafting” and we are, in no way, advocating that behavior…which can be incredibly dangerous. Instead, the Ecodriving technique involves using coasting sparingly, when conditions dictate, and at … Continue reading

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