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"Puffers" Anonymous

No idling 

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With winter fast approaching, some seasonal changes present us with temptations, interesting challenges, and perhaps reverting to old habits when we start up the car. Should we do the right thing? Should we do the convenient thing? Should we preserve the planet? Should we save money? Should we do all of these? All are very good questions.

In cold weather, people often idle their automobiles to make the car nice and cozy, or to help remove snow and ice off the windows. It seems like an acceptable thing to do, right? What are the other considerations? Well a few are: wasting fuel, creating unnecessary CO2 emissions, and adding extra costs to your monthly household bills. There’s also the possibility of auto theft and the theft of items from your automobile.

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