Cars are immensely heavy objects that travel at great rates of
speed in all directions around us as we endeavor to navigate the terrain. We have no control over what these other cars are doing, so for the sake of your safety please drive defensively.
Even one day a week of not driving can make a huge differnece both ecologically and with worker moral. Many employees would be more productive with the kind of un-interrupted one can get a home, away from the social office environment.
Donating your old car saves your having to advertise and deal with
the parade of potential buyers. A charitable organization can
use it and they will come and pick it up, running or not and you
get a tax deduction to boot.
Driving slow is fine, but doing so in the fast lane is dangerous and irritating to other drivers. Use the right lane if driving slow.
Living in or close to town saves gas money and is much less polluting than living in remote regions. Life is a bit easier
over-all when one lives near stores and gas stations, its much better for the environment, your fuel budget, and your
Riding a bike can give one the feeling of complete freedom but during this euphoric bliss it is important to pay attention and follow all traffic laws. When traffic laws are obeyed, cars won't have to second guess you and you'll be much safer.
For whatever reason, people don't have transportation to a
destination and they stand on the roadside "thumbing it".
Picking up hitch hikers helps a person in need, and puts us
in direct touch with another interesting person.
Used motor oil is a harmful pollutant that damages plant and animal life, as well as ground water. As it breaks down or is diluted, one gallon of motor oil can contaminate 1000 gl. of fresh water. Recycling motor oil protects the environment.
Nearly everyone has one. They inhabit our garages, porches, or
backyards and we've looked past them so many times we don't even
see them anymore. Our old bike needs our attention and
with 15 min. of work, it will give back immensely.
As discussed in many other guidelines, using alternatives to the automobile for transportation can reduce the negative impact you have on the environment. When possible, take public transporation instead.
An airplane is an uncomfortable place for adults. It
is especially uncomfortable for infants. If you
bring your baby on the airplane, pay extra attention to
their comfort and try hard to keep them quiet for
the sake of the other passengers' comfort
Cyclists help to keep our air and water clean. Plus, it's one
less car on the road causing more frustrating traffic. Cyclists
pay taxes, and have the same rights to the road as drivers. Do
the right thing and watch out for their safety!