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Richard Foster, Joy Tweedle, and Robyn Murray hang out at the Public Library on March 10. Visitors to the Edson Healthcare Centre are
Tweedle holds up a blanket she has been looming for the past couple of weeks. "I do give almost always sure to see some cute wildlife
lessons on loom knitting at the library on Fridays for anyone that would like to learn," said taking it easy around the grounds.
Tweedle. photo Deanna Mitchener photo Deanna Mitchener









Spring car maintenance tips



Everyone can stand to keep a few more dollars in their wallets. And 6. Use cruise control on dry, flat, wide-open highways to help
with spring and summer road trips just around the corner, now is the improve fuel efficiency by maintaining an even and steady speed.
perfect time to learn to make the most of your fuel. 7. Take the most fuel-efficient route. Those with fewer stop lights and
It all starts with the fuel consumption ratings available on the less traffic may use less fuel than shorter routes with more stop lights
windows of new vehicles and on the web. They reflect the results of and heavy traffic.
standardized tests done in laboratories on dynamometers that simulate 8. Avoid carrying unnecessary weight. The less weight in your
different driving conditions. While these ratings are achievable if you vehicle, the less fuel your engine will need and the fewer carbon
drive with fuel efficiency in mind, how, when, and where you drive can dioxide emissions your vehicle will produce.
have a dramatic effect on your vehicle's fuel consumption. 9. Calculate your mileage. Set your odometer every time you fill up
Follow these fuel-efficient driving tips from Natural Resources and challenge yourself to get better and better readings.
Canada: 10. Stay up-to-date on the latest info. Check out the Natural
1. Accelerate gently — this can reduce your fuel consumption by up Resources Canada website at www.vehicles.gc.ca for some other fuel-
to 15 per cent. efficient driving tips.
2. Drive at the posted speed limit. Decreasing your cruising speed www.newscanada.com
from 120 km/h to 100 km/h will decrease fuel consumption by
approximately 20 per cent.
3. Use air conditioning sparingly, as it can increase a vehicle's fuel (780) 723-4717 5535 3rd AVE EDSON
consumption by as much as 20 per cent. FACEBOOK.COM/RAVENTRUCKACCESSORIES
4. Measure your tire pressure once a month. Operating a vehicle with
its tires underinflated by 8 psi (56 kPa) can reduce the life of the tires
by 10,000 kilometres and increase the vehicle's fuel consumption by up
to four per cent.
5. Don't idle. Idling for more than 60 seconds uses more fuel and TRUCK & AUTO ACCESSORIES
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