Inspire : Public Works Jan Feb 2013
34 Public Works Professional February 2013 [COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE FLEET MANAGEMENT] LOOKING FOR ALTERNATIVES For the past six years, the NRMA has experimented with a variety of alternative fuel sources in an effort to make its service delivery feet more effcient and environmentally friendly. BY FRANCES SACCO DRIVER EFFICIENCY Another way to lower the carbon dioxide emissions of a eet is by addressing driver behaviour. A driver who accelerates and brakes heavily uses more fuel than one who maintains a more even speed. "We're looking at a greener approach to driving as well as a safer approach to driving," Chris Nolan says. "We are considering using econometers, which tell us how economically the driver is driving by monitoring they way they accelerate and brake."
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