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Budget Travel Campbellsville KY

If you do travel in congested urban areas, use a laptop computer with a wireless card or other Internet-capable device to access website that provide real-time traffic information. This can help you save some fuel.

Carquest Auto Parts
(270) 789-1558
309 S Central Ave
Campbellsville, KY
Services
Auto Parts

Dobsons Campers Sales
(270) 465-6919
150 Old Us 68
Campbellsville, KY
Services
RV and Camper Repair

Autozone
(270) 789-1304
201 Jordan Dr
Campbellsville, KY
Services
Auto Parts

Carquest Auto Parts
(270) 692-2186
481 W Walnut St
Lebanon, KY
Services
Auto Parts

Wells Willie Transmissions
(270) 528-5023
2635 North Jackson Highway
Canmer, KY
 
Sam''s Goodyear Tire & Auto Service Center
(270) 465-4133
112 Central Shopping Ctr
Campbellsville, KY
Services
Tire Shops

Wal-Mart Supercenter
(270) 789-0629
725 Campbellsville Byp
Campbellsville, KY
Services
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

J and L Alignment and Tire Service
(270) 692-6798
327 Martin Luther King Avenue
Lebanon, KY
Services
Alignment Repair

Nukem Graphics
(270) 692-2668
325 W Main St
Lebanon, KY
Services
Auto Body

Danny's Auto Repair
(270) 789-0888
1784 Saloma Rd
Campbellsville, KY

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If you do travel in congested urban areas, use a laptop computer with a wireless card or other Internet-capable device to access website that provide real-time traffic information. For example, /maps.google.com/ provides real-time travel times as well as valuable information regarding construction delays and traffic incidents for most of the larger urban areas. As an alternative, tune in a local radio station that frequently relates traffic information. This news will enable you to avoid fuel-wasting traffic jams.

A fuel-economy gauge that has a video screen, such as the ScanGaugeII which provides readouts of moment-by-moment mpg, is a great aid in helping you find the driving style that delivers the best fuel economy. Incidentally, the ScanGaugeII is a favorite of “hyper-milers” who claim to get 100-plus mpg from ordinary vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

If you haven’t already noticed, none of the devices I’ve mentioned require any modification to the engine. That’s because aftermarket fuel-saver devices, in more than 100 tests by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the Federal Trade Commission, have not demonstrated a significant improvement in gasoline mileage. Similarly, such well-known sources as Popular Science, Popular Mechanics, and Consumer Reports magazines, and even the popular “MythBusters” TV show, have come to much the same conclusions. In some cases, you may not even be purchasing an actual device, just instructions on how to build one.

Be aware that some products currently on the market can result in a failed emissions test because their use may be considered by the EPA or state agencies to require illegal tampering with the smog-control system. Others can increase emissions or cause the “CHECK ENGINE” warning to appear.

Installation of such a device could void the vehicle’s warranty or result in negotiations with the dealer if you should encounter a problem after the device has been installed. This may give the dealer reason to ...

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