03/31/2012 05:59 pm ET Updated Apr 02, 2012

How To Save Gas: Money Saving Tips

From Earth911's Alexis Petru:

Rising gas prices got you down? Earth911 rounded up these tips from the Department of Energy (DOE) and the Alliance to Save Energy that can improve your gas mileage, save you money and help the environment.

The average U.S. household will spend about $3,325 to fuel its vehicles in 2012, according to the Alliance. But by performing simple vehicle maintenance and changing a few driving habits, the nonprofit estimates you can save as much as $1,347 on gas this year, based on an average national gas price of $3.65 per gallon.

List and captions courtesy of Earth911

Gas Saving Tips