CONSUMPTION OF FUEL
|How do you improve fuel efficiency?
Use gentle braking and acceleration and
make gear changes recommended by the vehicle's manufacturer.
|What other ways are
there to make sure that your vehicle is operating efficiently?
Bring it in for servicing often.
|If you continually drive at high speed,
how is fuel consumption affected?
|How can you maximise
Brake and accelerate gently.
If you accelerate severely, would
this affect fuel consumption?
Yes it would increase it.
|A worn exhaust has what effect on
It leads to increased amounts of noise
and smoke pollution.
|What type of noise
would be caused by cornering at speed?
It would cause tyre screech or squeal
|What effect would taking the exhaust
off of your motorcycle have?
The engine noise and the smoke emmissions
would increase, causing increased noise and air pollution.
|How often should you
have your vehicle's engine serviced?
You should service it in accordance with
the manufacturer's guidelines, and when necessary.
|How can you minimise the pollution
caused by your car's exhaust?
Replace the vehicle's air filters often.
|If there is a puff
of blue smoke when you accelerate, what would this indicate?
It shows that your engine needs to be
YOUR VEHICLE'S HORN
|Is it permitted to
fit a musical horn to your vehicle?
|Is it permitted to sound the horn
in a built-up area at night-time?
It is, but only in emergencies, between
the hours of 11.30 pm and 7.00 am.