Organizing the Car Trunk Means Less Rattle, More Mileage
Last week, I was driving very, very carefully. Driving conditions have been fine, but I was driving gingerly because I was harboring a noise-maker in the back: a wire bin with wheels on it, that I hadn’t yet returned to the store.
Empty trunk + metal bin on wheels = lots of noise when driving
Did you know that organizing your car can keep your car quieter AND save you real money? Predictions are that gas prices will rise above $4.00 by April. Every extra pound that you carry in the car trunk (or anyplace else) leads to lower gas mileage, costing the average family an additional $40 per year, and more as the price of gas increases. As if you needed another reason to get organized. Here are some strategies to get it in gear:
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This is excerpted from the article originally published at ShopGetOrganized on March 21, 2012.
What essentials do you keep in your car?