As gas prices rise to record levels across the country, Angelenos are increasingly searching for cheaper gas prices. On the YP app, iPhone and Android searches show an increase – nearly double – in gas-price searches during the last couple weeks.
Use the YP – Local Search & Gas Prices app: It helps locate the cheapest gas nearby instantaneously on your smartphone – and is free to download.
1. Properly inflate your tires: According to AAA, only 17 percent of cars have properly inflated tires – but it can improve fuel economy by up to three percent, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.
2. Go easy on the brakes: The U.S. Department of Energy reports aggressive driving can lower a car’s fuel economy by up to 33 percent.
3. Obey the speed limit: It’s not just for your safety – the U.S. Department of Energy reports that each 5 mph driven over 60 mph is like paying an additional $0.24 per gallon for gas.
4. Tune her up: It may seem like common sense, but listen to your warning lights. Regular vehicle maintenance is important to winning the fuel economy battle.
YP’s Local Search & Gas Prices App saves Angelenos money. With the latest app, consumers now have quick access to nearby gas prices with an at-a-glance view of the “best” options for easy decision-making while on the go. The popular app’s growing number of money-saving features also includes the ability to not only browse coupons and discounts nearby, but also share them via Facebook, Twitter, email and SMS.