• Use Public Transportation
• Carpool with Other Students
• Use a Skateboard
• Ride the School Bus
• Ride a Bicycle
Here are some
driving tips for students (and their parents!):
Organize your trips. Driving fewer miles will help reduce air
Participate in a carpool and use public transportation: this reduces
the number of cars on the road and the number of miles driven.
Get regular engine tune-ups and car maintenance checks.
Make sure your tires are properly inflated and your wheels aligned.
Consider buying fuel efficient cars.
You can also find
more information about tips to save gas and improve mileage, and what
YOU can do to reduce pollution in the following homepages:
The Plain English
Guide to the Clean Air Act, U.S. EPA; What You Can Do to Reduce Air
Pollution, U.S. EPA.
Earth Day 1990
fact sheet "The Automobile"