“Burn a liter less every hundred kilometers without lengthening my travel time? So I ask to see ”, launches Arnaud who travels almost 25,000 kilometers a year at the expense of his employer. If he also has doubts, it is because this seasoned driver is convinced – like many professionals who spend their days behind the wheel – that he has nothing more to learn. He admits, however, that the key to reducing his fuel budget is inevitably reforming his driving behaviour.
If Arnaud is willing to take this eco-driving course, it is his employer who foots the bill. Because in these times of sky-high prices at pumps, companies are rethinking training in eco-driving standards. Insurers are also happy to offer this type of awareness training to their clients.
Training employees in eco-driving: an investment that quickly pays for itself on the fuel bill
“Many professionals have chosen to invest in our formula,” reports the Fay-de-Bretagne-based Extreme Security training center (44). “The investment is potentially very profitable, because a decrease from 15 to 20% (on average) of the fuel budget is totally possible”, affirms this company that has been preaching since 1995 the advantages of so-called peaceful driving. It not only reduces fuel consumption, but also increases the life of brakes and tires.
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People are also looking for a way to lower their bill at the pump. According to the results of an opinion poll conducted on behalf of Odopass (the app that protects against scams when buying a second-hand car), rising fuel prices led 68% of French people to change their behavior behind the wheel in the last weeks. Almost 42% of them would have decided, therefore, moderate your speedhoping to lessen your engine’s appetite.