Drive Smart Bay Area

Save Money At The Pump

Drive Smart Bay Area Better for Your Budget, Better for the Air!

Want to save money on gas?
You don’t have to buy a new car—just get an Automatic Smart Driving Adapter.

By following simple tips and having your own, in-vehicle “smart driving” trainer, you can improve your driving habits. You’ll save gas, money, and wear and tear on your car, while reducing stress and improving air quality. Smart, right?

How to get your discount:

  1. Check out the easy tips below and watch the quick video to see the tips in action.
  2. Consider buying an Automatic Smart Driving Adapter for your car. Click on this link to download a coupon to purchase the device at your local Best Buy store for $49.99. That’s half off the suggested retail price!

Driving Smart is Easy.

Watch this short video to see how you can go farther on a tank of gas.
... and follow the tips!
  1. Tip 1

    Drive Smoothly.

    Rapid acceleration and braking can lower your gas mileage by up to 33% at highway speeds and by 5% around town. Ease up on the gas and brake gently.

  2. Tip 2

    Take it easy.

    Gas mileage decreases rapidly at speeds above 50 mph. When driving on freeways, reducing your speed from 75 mph to 65 mph can improve your gas mileage by 15%.

  3. Tip 3

    Tune it up.

    Keeping your car in good working condition can improve your gas mileage. Good maintenance includes keeping tires inflated, regular oil changes and filter replacement.

  4. Tip 4

    Lighten your load.

    Remove unneeded gear and equipment from the trunk and back seat. When your engine doesn’t have to carry so much weight, you won’t need to fill up as often at the pump!

  5. Tip 5

    Get your plug-in tool.

    Learn more about smart driving and how to get your 50% discount on an Automatic adapter, a smart driving plug-in tool, by watching the video above. You also can find the same discount at Best Buy stores in the Bay Area.

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