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I’ve since come to terms with my good driving habits, and the extra 6 mpg that comes with it. And it makes me wonder:
If someone had told me to drive more slowly and gently in order to save gas, I would have ignored them. But all it took was a number displayed on my dashboard for me to come to that conclusion myself. And by becoming more fuel-efficient, I’ve also become a safer, more law-abiding driver.
What if every car showed the mpg you were getting? What would your high score be?
Steven Ray lives in Minnetonka.
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