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ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES

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?
It's increased.
How can you maximise fuel efficiency?
Brake and accelerate gently.

If you accelerate severely, would this affect fuel consumption?
Yes it would increase it.

SMOKE EMISSIONS

A worn exhaust has what effect on a vehicle?
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 serviced.

YOUR VEHICLE'S HORN

Is it permitted to fit a musical horn to your vehicle?
No.
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.
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