How to conserve Petrol or Diesel while driving

In India, the Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) gives the following tips -

  1. Drive at constant speed
  2. Switch off engine at red lights
  3. Ensure air pressure on tyre is correct
  4. Ensure regular maintenance of the vehicle


How to conserve Fossil Fuels generally

Use alternative fuels

We should use renewable fuels like solar energy,wind energy


Save fuel and use it judiciously

Save fuel by walking for shorter distances,using bicycles etc


Avoid wastage of fuels

We can do carpooling with friends,colleagues or  relatives

(Two people going same direction can share car,this will reduce money as well as help in reducing pollution)


  1. Class 8
  2. Chapter 5 Class 8 - Coal And Petroleum

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CA Maninder Singh
CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 11 years and a teacher from the past 11 years. He teaches Science, Accounts and English at Teachoo