This year FPCSB’s theme for Lent is Caring for Creation. We are trying to prayerfully and intentionally examine, honor, and care for the fragile planet we have been bequeathed.
Fact: Driving at high speeds significantly increases fuel consumption. Driving at 70 mph uses up to 15% more fuel than driving at 50 mph (source: AA Fuelsaving tips) and increases polluting emissions by a similar percentage.
Challenge: Next time you are driving your car, reduce your speed to 50 mph. If you are a passenger, share the above fact with the car’s driver.